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An imported Turbo (the only kind of MR2 Turbo) is going to be more expensive to run and insure.

The insurance is what put me off buying a turbo as I couldn't afford the annual premiums. I opted for an UK (N/A) which offers me all the performance I need for now. My car came with a full main dealer service history too - something you will never be certain about with an import. Even if you can read Japanese it doesn't mean the documents are real ;) Dealer servicing has been a bit of an issue but more are begining to welcome imports now.

If you have the budget go for a turbo, if not I'm sure you will be happy with a UK N/A or Jap Spec N/A :thumbsup:

Rev3 onwards are the best to go for IMO ;)

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The Turbo MR2 is truely an awesome car, 0-60 in 5.2'ish etc etc etc, BUT.... On a practical scale it's a bit of a handful, group 20 insurance puts the premiums at a very hefty price and then ion top of that you better think about what your mileage is going to be like, petrol isn't cheap.

Don't get me wrong, I love MR2's to bit's but you need a decent budget to work with, even an NA you'll need to budget for new rear tyres every 12k or so at £100 a pop...

If you re-think and are interested in a decent NA, let me know as mine is for sale as are a few good others... .Make sure you check thefinances first as it would be a shame to buy a car to realise shortly after that it's a tad to expensive to run :D

If you are interested in an NA, this is mine which is currently for sale....

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I'm sure the people on this forum who have been in or seen the car will agree she's in superb condition :D

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BHP is the same for both GT and GTS (though due to being slightly lighter GTS could potentially be a little faster (milliseconds!!!)

Rev 1 - 2 (1990 - late 1993) 225BHP

Rev 3 + (Late 1993 Onwards) 245 BHP.

Ryan, I thought you were selling the MK1?

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holy **** reading through that makes me scared!! I hate insurence it freaks me out!!! Im only 17 and was forced to take 3 party insurence property because my premium was $6950AUD!!!! But youve got to love a good 3sgte motor in a gt4 or mr2!!!!! Oh baby!

Mate go turbo all the way!!!! were with you! Boosting fun!! :P

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I met ap_coupe today so he could have a look at my turbo ... ( am I nice or what ?? :D ).

His mate took some pics... hence the sig etc ( thanks! ).

I think he has decided to go for one folks. He's contacting the place where I got my motor imported from.

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Me think i will get 1 now.Cheers james for letting me have a look plus a quick ride in it(no jokes) Its a nice car also darn quick.

erm.... don't say ride.... we went for a drive... lol .

and thanks........ ( for the comments about the car, not the fact that you enjoyed the ride... :huh: ... mmmm , digging a hole fir myself here. Sh*t shouldn't have said hole.. someone else will come up with some smart comment... oh <the spuds of lurrrrvve>s... I'm going to bed .... with a woman !! ;) )

going off topic here... but now I'm thinking of s*x... don't these guys > :group-cuddles: look like they are having some sort of freaky yellow ball thing orgy?

lol

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