This 1987 Toyota Supra is part of the new great class of vintage cars that comes with a rev-happy modern multi-valve motor and plenty of modern conveniences. But now that it nears the 30-year threshold, it also is eligible for classic car insurance. And when it's as nicely presented as this example, it also has earned its spot on the show field.
This generation of the Supra was an instant hit the moment it first hit the scene in the late 1980s. Flip-up headlights gave it plenty of legitimacy in an era when even the slant-nosed Porsche 911 offered the flat front end appearance. But the front air dam, full-length power bulge hood, and sleek hatchback design gave the Supra its own distinctive and very aggressive personality. This looks fantastic on the car today thanks to the condition of the glossy factory-correct black. The brown trim even still runs from the fenders and wraps around the rear in the correct original fashion. It's this exceptional level of care and preservation you see over the whole car, right down to the factory 16-inch alloy wheels that look like they've never done battle with a curb.
The moment you open the door, you realize the trim lines on the outside are part of a great bridge to the interior color. The tan leather in this coupe looks exceptionally nice. After all, in a vehicle that has averaged less than 1,400 miles annually, the low odometer means little seat time. In fact, from the moment you sit down, the leather-wrapped factory wheel has that unmistakable of both premium and performance. As Toyota's flagship sports car, this came with loaded with features like power windows, power locks, power driver's seat, and the original AM/FM/cassette stereo system. Toyota also knew you might just enjoy driving this performance machines a practical daily driver, so you also get features like cruise control and automatic climate control w/R134a air conditioning.
The 3.0-liter DOHC V6 is truly a marvelous motor. With around 200 horsepower on tap, this fuel-injected, multi-valve powerplant loves to rev, and it makes a wonderful guttural growl at full throttle. You get to make the most out of all this by the total control of the five-speed manual transmission. This drivetrain proved to be virtually indestructible in the real world, and while they respond well to modifications, this numbers-matching original motor remains completely stock. In fact, part of the appeal of a sports car like this is it fires up as reliability and has the same everyday usability as any other Toyota. It's backed up by great driving features like the power steering. But the moment you feel like hitting the open road, the fully independent sports suspension with adjustable settings and four-wheel disc brakes remind you instantly how the Supra has earned its racing stripes.
The new class of vintage cars is all about a nostalgic feeling behind the wheel and offering all the modern comfort you could want. This low-mileage and well-preserved Supra proves all of this at a very nice price. Call today!!!