|Toyota MR2 GT-S '97|
|Appears in||Gran Turismo 3: A-Spec|
Gran Turismo 4 Prologue
Gran Turismo 4
Gran Turismo PSP
Gran Turismo 5
Gran Turismo 6
Gran Turismo Sport 
|Type in GT5||ST|
|Interior in GT6||Simple|
|Max Power||243 HP|
|Performance Points||435 PP|
|Max Torque||224.21 ft-lb|
|Top Speed||175 miles per hour (282 km/h)|
|Length||4,170 millimetres (164 in)|
|Width||1,695 millimetres (66.7 in)|
|Height||1,235 millimetres (48.6 in)|
|Weight||1,270 kilograms (2,800 lb)|
|Power/Weight Ratio||5.27 kg (11.6 lb) per horsepower|
The Toyota MR2 GT-S '97 is a road car produced by Toyota. It appears in every main Gran Turismo game to date since Gran Turismo 3: A-Spec. Although not initially available in Gran Turismo Sport, it was later introduced as part of Update 1.13, released on February 28, 2018.
Six colors are available for this car:
- Super Red II
- Orange Mica Metallic
- Beige Mica Metallic
- Dark Purple Mica
- Super White II
"The final turbo spec model that gained the chassis stability needed to handle the engine power."
The second-generation MR2, which arrived in 1989, represented the all-new version of the AW11, Japan's first mass produced mid-engine sports car. Toyota wanted to broaden the appeal of its two-seater to the general public, so it made the car larger. To compensate for the added mass, Toyota increased power. The 4A-G, a 1.6-liter inline-4, was swapped in favor of the 3S-G, a 2.0-liter DOHC inline-4, which produced 163 BHP in naturally-aspirated form and 222 BHP when turbocharged. Unfortunately with the new engines, the handling characteristics of the AW11 worsened, as the car exhibited a tendency to oversteer. As a result, in December 1991, the chassis was completely revised in the updated SW20 II model.
Things dramatically improved, even more so in 1994 with version III that featured more power via a stronger turbocharger; 242 BHP and 224.2 lb-ft of torque. The naturally-aspirated model also saw an increase in performance going to 178 BHP and 141.0 lb-ft of torque. In June 1996, the version IV added a helical LSD, as well as standard fare ABS. In December 1997, the version V introduced VVT-i (Variable Valve Timing-intelligent) to the naturally-aspirated engine that was now pumping out 197 BHP and 151.8 lb-ft of torque. With all these improvements, the SW20 became one of the most popular sports car of its day, outshining the AW11, the model that started it all.
This car can be bought at the Toyota dealership for 27,130 Credits.
This car is available to the player in Arcade Mode from the beginning.
This car can be bought at the Used Car Showroom (Late '90s) for around 13,500 Credits. The exact price of the car may vary depending on the mileage.
This car can be purchased for 27,130 Credits.
This car is a Standard Car, and can occasionally be bought at the Used Car Dealership for around 23,000 Credits. The exact price of the car may vary depending on the mileage. It is a Level 4 car.
This car can be purchased for 27,130 Credits. It has a simple interior.
This car can be purchased in the Toyota section of Brand Central for 27,100 Credits.
- Despite appearing in all main Gran Turismo games to date since Gran Turismo 3: A-Spec, this car didn't receive an updated model and interior view until it was added to Gran Turismo Sport.