Toyota MR2 (SW20)


Toyota MR-S


The Toyota MR2 is a two-seat, mid-engined, rear-wheel-drive sports car produced by Central Motors, a part of Toyota, from 1984 until July 2007 when production stopped in Japan. There are three different generations of the MR2: 1984–1989, with angular, origami-like lines, 1990–1999, which had styling that some compared to Ferrari sports cars, and 2000–2007, which somewhat resembled the Porsche Boxster.

It was designed to be small, with an economical powerplant, but sporty in style and handling. Basic design elements, such as MacPherson strut front and rear suspensions and transverse-mounted inline-four engines, are common to all three generations of MR2, though each generation differs greatly from the next in particulars.


Specs shown are for the G-Limited models, which are naturally aspirated.


  • Engine Name: 3S-GE
  • Engine Type: Inline-4 DOHC, 16V
  • Max power: 180hp / 7000 rev / min
  • Maximum torque: 19.5 kgm / 4800 rev / min
  • Displacement: 1998 cc
  • Drivetrain: MR
  • Aspiration: NA
  • Length: 4208 mm
  • Height: 1247 mm
  • Width: 1709 mm
  • Weight: 1240 kg
  • Transmission: 5MT (5-speed manual gearbox)


The SW20 suffers from a very serious weakness - snap oversteer. This makes the car extremely demanding to drive at a fast pace, and especially difficult to drift and causing it to spin due to its mid-engine design.

MR-S (ZZW30)Edit


  • Engine Name: 1ZZ-FED (Kai's version used a 2ZZ-GE engine swap)
  • Engine Type: I4 DOHC
  • Maximum power: 140 hp (Kai's version produced 190 hp)
  • Maximum torque: 170 Nm
  • Displacement: 1794 cc
  • Drivetrain: MR (propulsion)
  • Aspiration: NA
  • Length: 3895 mm
  • Height: 1235 mm
  • Width: 1695 mm
  • Weight: 996 kg
  • Transmission: 5MT (5-speed manual gearbox)
  • Body Kit: C-ONE Motorsport


  • Due to the 1ZZ-FED engine found in the ZZW30 MR-S having somewhat average performance, many owners like to swap their MR2 engine with a more powerful, high-revving 2ZZ-GE that was normally found in a ZZT231 Celica. This also happens to Kai, where his ZZW30 MR-S had its engine swapped with a highly tuned 2ZZ-GE that produces 190 hp.