Dare I say one of the best sports cars to ever be made, the Toyota Supra. We can thank the Fast and Furious franchise for making it popular early but this car was destined to be a classic. Produced from 1978-2002 it wasn’t until 1986 that they dropped the “celica” part of the name and it became known just as the Supra. First, second and third generation Supras were assembled at Tahara plant in Tahara, Aichi while the MKIV Supra was assembled at the Motomachi plant in Toyota City.
By far the most popular generation was the Mark IV produced from 1992-2002. With the new model of Supra, Toyota took a big leap in the direction of a more serious high-performance car. Again using subframe, suspension and drivetrain assemblies from the Z30 Soarer (Lexus SC300/400), test model pre-production started in December 1992 with 20 models, and official mass production began in April 1993. The new Supra was completely redesigned, with rounded body styling and featured two new engines: a naturally aspirated Toyota 2JZ-GE producing 220 hp (164 kW; 223 PS) at 5800 rpm and 210 lb·ft (280 N·m) at 4800 rpm of torque and a twin turbocharged Toyota 2JZ-GTE making 276 hp (206 kW; 280 PS) and 318 lb·ft (431 N·m) of torque for the Japanese version.