Toyota Soarer/Chaser – 2018 market review

By: Cliff Chambers, Unique Cars magazine

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Toyota Soarer/Chaser – 2018 market review
Toyota Soarer

Toyota Soarer/Chaser – 2018 market review

Look at the Z30 Series Soarer and you may mistake it for a bulbous, boring product of old-style Japanese car making. Well it isn’t.

Twin-turbo JZZ versions, especially later models with 220kW, are quick cars yet at current prices they rate as absolute bargains.

V8 SC400s and older 3.0-litre turbos almost always cost less than $8000 and even late-1990s cars in excellent condition struggle to reach $12,000.

Need a four-door with plenty of grunt and gear? Try a Chaser.

X100 versions produce the accredited Japanese 206kW [230-250kW available with no effort] and come laden with features, all for around $20,000.

They might look like an Avalon but go like a Supra.

Soarer 1984-90 $8665 [3] 

Soarer 2.5T 1991-93 $8015 [8]

Soarer 2.5 T 1994-97 $16,165 [6] 

Soarer SC300 $6400 [7]

Soarer SC400 $6380 [26] 

Chaser 1993-97 $17,710 [7]

Chaser/Mark 2 1998-01 $22,475 [12]

[*] = number of recorded sales

(Note: concours & special cars may demand more.)

Numbers from our 2018 Japanese Classic Car Value Guide.

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