Toyota Supra and 2JZ – is there another combination in the automotive universe more storied and, dare we say, sacred? Show up to a ‘90s Japanese sports car meet with an LS-swapped A80 Supra and you probably won’t make it out without enduring some serious car shaming. For that matter, anything under the hood of a fourth-gen Supra that’s not a 2JZ would likely draw condemnation from Toyota fandom. But how would those enthusiasts feel about a Toyota mill in the engine bay with twice the cylinders?
The team from 1320video encountered such a machine during a trip to Australia. WTF Auto (yes, that’s the real name) is based in the Perth suburb of Kelmscott and they have a something of a fondness for Toyotas. As the video progresses through the shop we pass a row of A80 Supras in various states of modification, but there’s also a very cool second-generation MR2 running a tweaked version of its 3S-GTE generating a positively heroic 880 horsepower….