Remembering Japanese cars from the past

Tag: 3s-gte

Lambo doors Trueno Black Limited not for the faint-hearted – AE86 Wall of Shame

A Toyota Sprinter Trueno Black Limited AE86 with Lambo scissor doors? That must be the worst entry in the AE86 Wall of Shame, right? Well, actually at first I thought it would. But as I was trying desperately to learn more about this car, I found more and more things I liked about this car. So hear me out…

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Carina Sightings: Carina TA63 vs Nissan Silvia S15

In the Drift Showdown a Carina TA63 has been put up against a Nissan Silvia S15! That is some serious competition there!
In the showdown Tomikuda drives the Carina while Taniguchi takes care of the S15.

Judging from clipping points and lines the Carina is a definite winner here!

But to be very honest: this Carina TA63 does not feature a 3T-GTE engine anymore. See also this Carina TA63 I posted almost three years ago and compare it with the video above. It is indeed the same Carina and that Carina definitely features a 3S-GTE from a SW20 producing at least 218hp. Judging from the large intercooler and extra large turbo it should have a similar output in horsepower as the S15…

Direct link to video: Carina TA63 vs Silvia S15

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