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A Tale of Two Supras

September 23rd, 2013

1981 Celica Supra

The choice is simple: a Toyota Celica Supra or a Toyota Supra.

On the surface it looks like a choice between two equals, like choosing between Coke in a can or Coke in a bottle. Sure, the packaging’s a little different, but the product is the same. Right?

The Supra has been elevated to cult-like status, fueled by rumors of the comeback of a modern version. The Celica Supra, though, was a different beast than the Supra it became.

One was a fun and powerful sports car, the other was an understated luxurious small car. Either would be a great used find, but I have one I’d much prefer to own.

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Cars Coming Soon: A Silent But Raging Return for Toyota Performance

November 15th, 2012
Toyota Supra

The next Toyota Supra?

You might want to begin thanking everyone who bought a new Scion FR-S.

Because of the success of Toyota’s new little sports car, the company is considering bringing back the vaunted MR2 and Supra names. Yes, these rumors have been floated before, but now that Toyota has confirmed the public’s thirst for its performance offerings, there will probably be more on the way.

This possibility was mentioned in yesterday’s Car of the Year post, but since then a little more info has surfaced. Not all of it good.

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