The Mk4 Supra was a heavy GT 2+2 and not really a sports car.I'll go there - the Mark 4 Supra.
It got generally good headlines, but it was generally considered to be an uglier cousin to the sevlte 30ZX Twin Turbo, a Japanese Trans Am.
And having driven one, I agree with that assessment. In stock form, they were nothing really special.
But thanks to Fast and Furious....
I think the RX-8 was both under and overrated at the time. People like Jeremy Clarkson gave them favorable reviews, but it wasn't until after a couple years did people come to understand the limited longevity and special needs of the Renesis motor.
Weird looking, weird door layout, down on power, terrible MPG and unreliable. Plus it wasn't what people were expecting as a successor to the RX7.
I think that people are starting to appreciate them a lot more after figuring out how to keep them running (don't flood them, premix, etc) and that it's actually a great handling chassis.
Yep - the Mk4 Supra was a GT car and didn't get any attention until the first F&F movie.The Mk4 Supra was a heavy GT 2+2 and not really a sports car.
And along those same lines: Nissan 240SX.
These were nothing special when they came out: under powered, not really all that sporty, bland looking. It wasn't until DORIFTO!! took off that anyone cared about them.