Toyota MR2/MR-S/Sera/Paseo 1986-2002 - 2019 Market Review

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Toyota MR2/MR-S/Sera/Paseo 1986-2002

Mid-engined MR2s can’t seriously be considered a ‘mini-Ferrari’, or can they? Park an early AW11 alongside a Mondial and the later SW20 version next to a Testarossa there are similarities.

They end of course with the money you will spend to own a Mister Two, with locally-delivered SW20 cars in the $8-12,000 range and excellent Japanese-spec Turbos sometimes reaching $20,000.

One to watch is the supercharged 1987-89 AW11 which wasn’t sold new here but they are trickling in at $16-20,000.

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The MR-Spyder is the only full convertible MR2 derivative and worth a look at $12,000. While MR2 numbers in our market are solid, the gull-wing Sera and conventional Paseo both look headed for extinction.

MR2 1986-89 $10,980 [5] 

MR2 Supercharged $18,300 [4]

MR2 1990-96 $7745 [15] 

MR2 Turbo 1990-95 $14,660 [14]

MR2 GT/Bathurst $11,820 [8] 

MR-S 1998-02 $12,460 [19] 

Paseo $2800 [10]

[*] = number of recorded sales

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

Numbers from our 2019 Japanese car Market Value Guide.

 

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