Key facts

1993 Toyota MR2 Turbo SW20 information summary

What body style?
fixed-head coupé with 2 seats
How long?
4140 mm
What size engine?
2 litre, 1998 cm3
How many cylinders?
4, Straight
How much power?
245 PS / 242 bhp / 180 kW @ 6000 rpm
How much torque?
304 Nm / 224 / 31 kgm @ 4000 rpm


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1993 Toyota MR2 Turbo technical specifications


The Toyota MR2 Turbo is a 2 door coupé-bodied car with a mid positioned engine supplying power to the rear wheels.
The MR2 Turbo is part of Toyota's SW20 model series.
The 2 litre engine is a turbocharged, double overhead camshaft, 4 cylinder unit that produces 242 bhp (245 PS/180 kW) of power at 6000 rpm, and maximum torque of 304 N·m (224 lb·ft/31 kgm) at 4000 rpm.
The engine delivers its power through to the wheels by means of a 5 speed manual gearbox.
1993 Toyota MR2 Turbo data
1993 Toyota MR2 Turbo SW20 data
Body type2 seater fixed-head coupé
Number of doors2
dimensions & weights
Wheelbase 2400 94.5
Track/tread (front) 1470 57.9
Track/tread (rear) 1450 57.1
Length 4140 163
Width 1700 66.9
Height 1240 48.8
Ground clearance 135 5.3
length:wheelbase ratio 1.73
Kerb weight
Weight distribution 42 % front
fuel tank capacity 55 litres 12.1 UK Gal 14.5 US Gal
Drag coefficient 0.31
Frontal area
engine type turbocharged petrol
Engine manufacturer Toyota
Engine code 3S-GTE
Cylinders Straight 4
Capacity 2 litre
1998 cc
(121.925 cu in)
Bore × Stroke 86 × 86 mm
3.39 × 3.39 in
Bore/stroke ratio 1
double overhead camshaft (DOHC)
4 valves per cylinder
16 valves in total
maximum power output 245 PS (242 bhp) (180 kW)
at 6000 rpm
Specific output 121.1 bhp/litre
1.98 bhp/cu in
maximum torque 304 Nm (224 ft·lb) (31 kgm)
at 4000 rpm
Specific torque 152.15 Nm/litre
1.84 ft·lb/cu3
Engine construction
sump wet sumped
compression ratio 8.5:1
Fuel system Bosch L-Jetronic fuel injection
bmep (brake mean effective pressure) 1912 kPa (277.3 psi)
Maximum RPM
crankshaft bearings 5
Engine coolant Water
Unitary capacity 499.5 cc
Aspiration Turbo
Compressor 1 Garrett CT-20b turbocharger
Intercooler Y
Catalytic converter Y
Acceleration 0-80km/h (50mph)
Acceleration 0-60mph
Acceleration 0-100km/h
Acceleration 0-160km/h (100mph)
Standing quarter-mile
Standing kilometre
Maximum speed
Power-to-weight ratio
Weight-to-power ratio
fuel consumption
Fuel consumption
universal consumption (calculated from the above)
litres per 100km
km per litre
Carbon dioxide emissions
Carfolio Calculated CO2 ?
VED band (UK)
CO2 Effizienz (DE)
Engine position mid
Engine layout transverse
Drive wheels rear wheel drive  
Torque split N/A
Steering rack & pinion PAS
turns lock-to-lock
Turning circle 10.60 m
Front suspension I.MS.ARB.
Rear suspension I.MS.ARB.
Wheel size front 6J x 14
Wheel size rear 7J x 14
Tyres front
Tyres rear
Brakes F/R VeDi/VeDi-S-ABS
Front brake diameter
Rear brake diameter
Gearbox 5 speed manual
Top gear ratio 0.73
Final drive ratio 4.29
general ID102146
Production total
Model code
Model family SW20
RAC rating 18.3
Insurance classification No information available
Tax band No information available
1993 Toyota MR2 Turbo added 2002-08-27.
Last modified 2013-02-28.

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