This 2nd MR2 that everyone lusts after and likes to call the "baby Ferrari" was a pretty flawed car. I took out a turbo in '92 right off the dealer lot and it was awful. Driveline snatch, crap shifter, turbo whistle, and the motor sounded like a dentists drill. And we haven't even gotten to the oversteer. The car went from like 18 to 33 grand cause nobody bought them.
The normally aspirated was much better, and 200 lbs lighter, though neither car had much personality.
Originally Posted by Aseras
I got the (RX8) engine replaced at 112K miles not because it failed but because I hit a pig on the interstate.