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That won't be coming to the US guys, sorry. As for why they stopped selling the Supra, uhhh, cause no one was buying it? Too heavy, too expensive, too out of fashion - don't blame Toyota for America's infatuation with SUVs.
 

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ckolsen is right, no one wants to fork out 40k for a japanese sports car.

Originally posted by ckolsen:
That won't be coming to the US guys, sorry. As for why they stopped selling the Supra, uhhh, cause no one was buying it? Too heavy, too expensive, too out of fashion - don't blame Toyota for America's infatuation with SUVs.
 

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..one of the reasons I vowed never to buy an SUV.....Supra, 3000gt, 300zx, RX7.....they either axed it or just stopped selling them here in the U.S

So, for the rest of us who have the money to spend on a Japanese import 2dr sports car, we're stuck saving up for a used NSX. There's really nothing there (with the execption of the S2000, but that's way too small for some) for a good fast Jap sports car over 35k. It sucks!

With the new seqouia, Toyota's got like 5 Suvs in its lineup....it's crazy.

Hopefully, and this is wishful thinking, once the american public has realized the impraticality and cost of owning oversized SUVs, maybe the sports car market will boom, and Nissan (Skyline) and Toyota and Mitsu and Mazda will bring us some more of their cars!
 

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Good points, Ckolsen. Makes one wonder why that bloated, played-out Vette still sells so well though. Americans are so hung up on nameplates.

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Originally posted by ckolsen:
That won't be coming to the US guys, sorry. As for why they stopped selling the Supra, uhhh, cause no one was buying it? Too heavy, too expensive, too out of fashion - don't blame Toyota for America's infatuation with SUVs.
 

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ISsoon, while I think the mid 70's to current 'vettes are totally cheesy Chevrolet offers a lot of performance for the money. Try naming another RWD car for the money that matches that performance. The Corvette still serves its original (well, after dumping the six cylinder blue flame engine the first year of production)purpose.
 

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Thats my point Brad; the Supra WAS the closest thing to being a true threat to the Vette. It performed on par, offered Toyota quality, a back seat (however small) AND it cost less (after the 97 model year). Too bad it wasnt more popular.

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Uh...speak for yourselves. I'd easily fork out $40k for a Japanese sports car on par with the SKylines, NSX, Supras, EVO's, etc. of the world. However fast, and nice looking a Vette maybe, it's still a cheap interior, long yacht boat, unknown reliability Chevrolet!

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Originally posted by mrclam:
ckolsen is right, no one wants to fork out 40k for a japanese sports car.

 

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ST you are one out of maybe 100 people who can afford to that will spend taht kind of money on a jap sports car. tahts' not enough to inspire toyota to continue selling the car here when they can sell SUVs that everyone wants..
 
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