1993 Toyota Supra

Mk IV Turbo Sport Roof
Barrett-Jackson's first ever auction in Houston, TX
Thursday, 16 September - Saturday, 18 September 2021
Sale Price
18 September 2021
Sold Date
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Auction House
Chassis no. JT2JA82J7P0003874. Black over tan leather. 2997/320hp twin-turbo, automatic, polished wheels, Michelin Pilot Sport tires, rear wing, power windows, air conditioning, factory cassette stereo.

Evaluation: From the Bryan Frank collection. Represented with 16,435 believable miles. A few minor blemishes in the paint but nothing bad. Clean wheels and tires. Very good interior with minor wear to the leather that matches the age and mileage. Small ding on the exhaust tip. A low-mile, carefully kept and unmodified twin-turbo Supra. A seriously hard car to find, and the only thing keeping it from being a top notch modern collectible is the lack of a third pedal.

Bottom Line: Sold for $89,600 at Bonhams Quail Lodge two years ago and cleaned up a bit since. Its automatic (typically a 15 percent discount), noticeable wear and Sport Roof body style (fixed roof coupes are worth a little more) hold it back a bit, and it was also a $49,500 no-sale on Bring a Trailer last year, then brought $68,200 at Barrett-Jackson’s Fall 2020 auction. Houston 2021 was a complete reversal that defies logic, especially given that more sensible price paid last year. The seller should be grinning from ear to ear.

by Andrew Newton
22 September 2021
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