MKIV vs MKV Supra Video Review - Is the A90 a Worthy Successor to the A80?

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    Thank you :)
     
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    Oh, should have red all posts, forgive me :/ thats my fav part about 86 and Cayman 987 - they dance around on the road with u and communicate it all beautifully through steering, I will miss that I guess... but I'm happy its better than in current BMW's.

    Also, I heared the car is hiding the mass well but in 1 or 2 reviews I red there is body roll while others said thers actually none..so how is it? ;)
    Is the reverse camera standard, no matter if 2.0 or 3.0?

    As for colors - yellow&red looks best :)
     
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    Roll is pretty well contained, it exists but its really not enough to be concerned about. The damping is really very good.

    Reverse camera is standard.
     
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    A black RCF and a black supra both with black wheels which one looks better exterior and which interior do you prefer?.
     
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    Oh the Supra for sure. I'm not a huge fan of the RCF myself, looks too bloated IMO. The Supra looks very taut, with the wide rear hips that make it look very rear drive.
     
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    Thanks. Those are the two cars on my radar. Last time I saw the supra in person it was still wrapped up.
     
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    I'll drive one in July I hope so I'll get better picture how it compares to my tunned 86 :)
    Eh, 2.0 version tunned for 300-320hp and with light bucket seats to go 13xx kg with manual would be gr8, after 86 I'm super concerned about weight xd
     
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    That's why we pay you the big bucks! :D

    One more question, please. After seeing the car in person, which color changed your mind to liking it versus what we all saw in pics/renders?
     
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    The black looks really good and I'm not much of a fan of black cars. I think one of the reasons I like the black so much though is because I don't like the floating roof design with the black pillar, and the black paint blends that together enough that it changes the look. Looks more cohesive IMO.

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    Did they mention why the rear brakes are smaller on the entry level spec? Is it purely a point of differentiation?
     
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    Yeah we asked, Tada-San said something about the base car is more street oriented, something something something...

    It's simply cost cutting, there's no other explanation. They wanted to get this car under 50k, I'm guessing a smaller rotor was one of the things they could easily skimp on to cut some $$$ out of production. To be fair though, its a marginal size difference (It even has the aluminum hats and everything) and the backing plate is exactly the same. I don't know what the caliper difference is, but when you get your brakes done at 30-40k miles or whenever, all you need to do is get the bigger rotor and it'll fit right on.
     
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    awesome, thanks man.
     
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    Carry over from the 4cyl cars I'd imagine.
     
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    Guff you didn't ask whether those plastic inserts in the seats come out and swap for ones that'll accept harnesses?
     
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    Ah man, I did not! I will ask next time I'm at Toyota.
     
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