Road Tests Real world tests of Supra Turbo vs Scion FR-S

0-60mph

Top speed

Supra Turbo
156 mph
Scion FR-S
135 mph

0-100mph

Supra Turbo
12.3 s
Scion FR-S
16.6 s

1/4 mile

Supra Turbo
13.7 s
Scion FR-S
14.9 s

Differences What are the advantages of each

Front view of Toyota Supra Turbo

Reasons to consider the
Toyota Supra Turbo

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Has an air compressor Twin turbocharger vs None Most supercars don't have an air compressor
Faster to 60mph 5 s vs 6.4 s More than 20% faster to 60mph
Faster top speed 156 mph vs 135 mph 21 more mph; leaves lesser cars in the dust on the straights
Faster in the quarter mile 13.7 s vs 14.9 s Around 10% faster at the drag strip
Significantly more torque 321 ft-lb @ 4,000 RPM vs 152 ft-lb @ 6,600 RPM More than 2x stronger engine from a stand-still; more acceleration power
More powerful engine 322 HP @ 5,800 RPM vs 194 HP @ 7,000 RPM More than 65% stronger engine
Better power-to-weight ratio 10.58 lb/hp vs 14.22 lb/hp More than 25% better power-to-weight ratio
More expensive sticker price $38k vs $25k More than 50% more expensive harder to own
Bigger engine 3,000 cc vs 2,000 cc 50% bigger engine
Car-autoblog view of Scion FR-S

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Scion FR-S

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Lighter curb weight 2,758 lb vs 3,408 lb Around 20% lighter curb weight; less inertia to overcome when accelerating

Specifications Full list of technical specs

general

Supra Turbo  vs
Scion FR-S 
Brand Toyota Scion
Price 38,000 25,000
Year 1993-1997 2013

power & handling

Power-to-weight ratio 10.58 lb/hp 14.22 lb/hp
Maximum hp 322 HP @ 5,800 RPM 194 HP @ 7,000 RPM
Maximum torque 321 ft-lb @ 4,000 RPM 152 ft-lb @ 6,600 RPM
Engine placement Front Front
Steering system Rack and pinion rack&pinionPAS

engine

Displacement 3,000 cc 2,000 cc
Air compressor Twin turbocharger None
Fuels
Gas
Compression ratio 8.5:1 12.5:1
Bore/stroke 3.39 in / 3.39 in 3.39 in / 3.39 in
Valvetrain DOHC DOHC
Valves per cylinder 4 4

physical dimensions

Curb weight 3,408 lb 2,758 lb
Width 71.3 in 69.9 in
Height 50.2 in 51.2 in
Length 177.7 in 166.7 in
Front track width 59.9 in 59.8 in
Wheelbase 100.4 in 101.2 in

road tests

Supra Turbo  vs
Scion FR-S 
Top speed 156 mph 135 mph
1/4 mile 13.7 s 14.9 s
0-60mph 5 s 6.4 s
0-100mph 12.3 s 16.6 s

transmission

Drivetrain Front Engine / RWD RWD
Shift system Manual Automatic
Gearing Traditional Traditional
# of gears 6 6
Axle ratio 3.27:1 4.1:1

suspension, wheels & brakes

Front brakes Disc 11.61 in Disc
Rear brakes Disc 11.42 in Disc
Front wheels 432/? 203 Unknown/? 17
Rear wheels 432/? 241 Unknown/? 17
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