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1997 Toyota Supra

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Information shown for entry-level Hatchback.

Fuel Economy:
City 16/Hwy 22/Comb 18 MPG
Max Seating: 4
Engine: 6-Cyl, 3.0 Liter Transmission: Manual, 5-Spd
Country of Origin: Japan Country of Assembly: Japan

1997 Toyota Supra Consumer Reviews

Overall Rating
9.6
Out of 10

Based on 95 Ratings for the 1993 - 1998 models.

Review this car
  • Value
    9.6/10
    Quality
    9.7/10
  • Reliability
    9.6/10
    Performance
    9.8/10
  • Comfort
    9.4/10
    Styling
    9.7/10

I love this car period

By on Saturday, July 26, 2014

I own this car - My approximate mileage is 70,000

10 10.0
overall rating 10 of 10rating details

Reviewer Ratings

Overall Rating
10/10
Value
10/10
Reliability
10/10
Quality
10/10
Performance
10/10
Styling
10/10
Comfort
9/10

Pros: "Legendary motor and VERY fun to drive/RARE"

Cons: "Price,very few low mileage examples"

Likely to recommend this car? (1-10): 10

1998 Supra TT Bone Stock pic is only 6 months old fake background but the picture of the car photo has not been altered

"I could Never sell this car, I will go to my grave owning it, although I also have a 997Turbo for my daily driver, so I'm not saying it's the only car I will ever own. Exclusivity: There are less than 300 1998 Supra Twin Turbo's with a manual Six-speed with less than 200 registered with the government as public road going vehicles. So rarity is a big thing for me and the SupraTT has it, particularly the 97-98 models where quite a few things were changed such as the headlights, Taillights, a much better looking steering wheel front bumper, even variable valve timing on some 1998's...etc. When you add to that low mileage your looking at a VERY rare car. The add-on list is endless whether you want to keep it stock or shoot for 1,300HP at the Rear-Wheels. For approximately $1000 in small reversible upgrades you have a car making 400+HP at the rear wheels, but since manufacturers tell you how much power the engine makes that would be about 460-500HP WITHOUT NITROUS. Unlike my Daily Driver, a 997 Turbo, The Supra has a wrap around cockpit reminiscent of a fighter jet (My dad was in the air force I've seen there cockpits, but remember, I said it was reminiscent of one, not just like it). Unlike some newer cars this is not for those who want to ride on a cloud, it's for those who want to feel connected to the road. I love how much some underestimate this car, they assume it's a 4 cylinder with front wheel drive and they are wrong on both counts. The inline-6 Twin Turbo, the 2JZ-GTE is one of the best engines ever made. The Stock sequential turbo's show absolutely no lag, at low RPM's only one Turbocharger is making boost, then around 4,000RPM the second is fully online, seamlessly. All in all IF you can find a good one in great shape and good mileage jump on it. Although, it has kept an excellent resale value, in fact just recently I saw a bone stock Supra which, like mine was in perfect shape sell for well over what the person bought it for 17 years earlier brand new. The KBB stock pic doesn't do the car justice, while not the most technically accurate movie, the fast and the furious, with Vin Diesel and Paul Walker (RIP). Featured a Supra Turbo which you can see Vin driving away in at the end of the movie."

1998 Supra TT Bone Stock pic is only 6 months old fake background but the picture of the car photo has not been altered

The best car ever!

By on Monday, June 23, 2014

I own this car - My approximate mileage is 300,000

10 10.0
overall rating 10 of 10rating details

Reviewer Ratings

Overall Rating
10/10
Value
10/10
Reliability
10/10
Quality
10/10
Performance
10/10
Styling
9/10
Comfort
7/10

Pros: "Fun. Trouble-free. Holds value. Gorgeous."

Cons: "Blind spots. Back seat worthless. Insurance expens"

Likely to recommend this car? (1-10): 10

"I bought my Supra with 56K miles and drove it every day for 13 years. It now has over 300K miles and still runs great (all original parts.)"

1 person out of 2 found this review helpful

seriously the greatest investment i've ever made.

By on Friday, February 21, 2014

I own this car - My approximate mileage is 50,000

10 10.0
overall rating 10 of 10rating details

Reviewer Ratings

Overall Rating
10/10
Value
10/10
Reliability
10/10
Quality
10/10
Performance
10/10
Styling
10/10
Comfort
10/10

Pros: "everything"

Cons: "nothing"

Likely to recommend this car? (1-10): 10

"This car has been driving me to and from work/school for almost two years now. I've never had a car this reliable or extremely "performanced out" in my life. I have fallen in love with the power this car brings me. ive had it after my grandfather and its always made him proud. It's packin 1,000 BHP and 895 Torque. This car is a real mean machine, 1/4 mile in 7.8 seconds. top speed ive hit in 5th gear at 205mph. Love this car, highly recemend it to all other people looking for a fast way to work."

1 person out of 2 found this review helpful

seriously the greatest investment i've ever made.

By on Friday, February 21, 2014

I own this car - My approximate mileage is 50,000

10 10.0
overall rating 10 of 10rating details

Reviewer Ratings

Overall Rating
10/10
Value
10/10
Reliability
10/10
Quality
10/10
Performance
10/10
Styling
10/10
Comfort
10/10

Pros: "everything"

Cons: "nothing"

Likely to recommend this car? (1-10): 10

"This car has been driving me to and from work/school for almost two years now. I've never had a car this reliable or extremely "performanced out" in my life. I have fallen in love with the power this car brings me. ive had it after my grandfather and its always made him proud. It's packin 1,000 BHP and 895 Torque. This car is a real mean machine, 1/4 mile in 7.8 seconds. top speed ive hit in 5th gear at 205mph. Love this car, highly recemend it to all other people looking for a fast way to work."

1 person out of 1 found this review helpful

I have this car since 2007 and I am amaze with it.

By on Wednesday, December 11, 2013

I own this car - My approximate mileage is 91,500

10 10.0
overall rating 10 of 10rating details

Reviewer Ratings

Overall Rating
10/10
Value
9/10
Reliability
8/10
Quality
9/10
Performance
9/10
Styling
10/10
Comfort
9/10

Pros: "The price is no important but the joy to drive it."

Cons: "Your hands are full of 6speed don't need hold cup"

Likely to recommend this car? (1-10): 9

Just cool just lime any convertible the win is gonna blow.

"I am amaze by this car every time I pull it out of the garage.This car really brings people attention they just got to turn head around and try to figure out it,what kind of car it is because is just hot."

2 people out of 4 found this review helpful

Just cool just lime any convertible the win is gonna blow.

Best sports car ever

By on Sunday, August 26, 2012

I own this car - My approximate mileage is 117,900

10 10.0
overall rating 10 of 10rating details

Reviewer Ratings

Overall Rating
10/10
Value
10/10
Reliability
10/10
Quality
10/10
Performance
10/10
Styling
10/10
Comfort
9/10

Likely to recommend this car? (1-10): 10

"I've owned my Supra Twin Turbo since 2002. It has been dead reliable, tons of fun, an amazing performer that get looks and thumbs up everywhere it goes. It's incredibly fun to drive, handling turns with ease and confidence. Having amazing acceleration, one must be mindful of the speed, as it creeps up on you and can land you in trouble in a heartbeat. The brakes are incredible, and so are the headlights. The stock sound system is great, very well balanced. This is a 2 + 2 car, meaning that the rear seat is fit mostly for kids, or maybe adults with size 2 shoes. The front seats are comfortable both for driver and passenger. The controls are simple and very legible, I regret Toyota only designed a minimum of gauges on the dash pot. There is not even a boost gauge. The lack of gauges can be fixed by installing aftermarket ones, but I simply refuse to cut into this car. As for value, I'm tickled that the car has not depreciated at all, as KBB books it at what I paid for the car back in 2002. I don't think i will ever sell it. She sits in my climate controlled garage, frequently detailed and under cover, and only comes out to play when the weather is nice and traffic light. All in all, this is a great sports car. Expect it to perform great as one ()it's not a minivan or a truck), and it will never disappoint."

10 people out of 10 found this review helpful

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