1989 Toyota Mr2 63,150 Original Miles Verified By Carfax Stored For 10+ Years on 2040-cars
Year:1989Mileage:63141Color: finish is a
Jensen Beach, Florida, United States
If you’ve been looking for a low mileage, early
MR2, this is a great choice.
About as close to a "barn-find" as you can get.
Drive and enjoy it as-is, or put a little more effort in and make it a show winning original!
Starts and runs like new. Everything works perfectly. There
have been no aftermarket modifications or alterations (it still has the original steel wheels and am/fm radio).
This car is in very good condition throughout for a 25 year old, mostly original, survivor car.
Leased new in Miami, Florida 10/26/1989 it was garage kept from 1989 to 2004.
In 1994 it had 44,334 miles when the original owner moved to Fort Pierce, Florida. He drove the car another 18,000+ miles until the air-conditioning stopped working in 2004.
He bought a new car and parked this MR2 in the drive way with a cover over it for the next 10 years. (Unfortunately the original paint never stood a chance of being protected from the Florida sun under the cover.)
It still has the tires on it from 2003 (that he never rotated) about 1/3 worn in the front and on the wear bars in the rear. They show signs of age cracking and are ready for replacement.
The car was purchased from the original owner 02/2013 by his neighbor, put back in
running order and than sold 2 months later (04/2013) to the gentleman I
purchased it from.
The gentleman I purchased it from prepared the car as a graduation present for his grandson that was moving to Florida. From 04/2013 to 07/2013 the car had a complete new Air-conditioning system installed, a new alternator, new clutch slave cylinder, new battery, new belts & hoses, complete tune up and maintenance service completed and more. He registered the car in July 2013 awaiting his grandson's arrival, but the lad changed his mind and was a no-show.
I purchased the car recently with the intentions of preparing it to do some SCCA racing with my son, but after realizing how original and rare it is, did not have the heart to take it apart. I bought a e30 BMW instead and now have too many cars in the driveway. (And I need the money to put into the e30).
Exterior finish is a $600 Maaco quality black paint job. It is glossy paint with no faded or
worn areas. There are a few dings and dents that were painted over, so it is clear that the car is not a bondo covered rust bucket. There is No Rust anywhere
on the vehicle. The original Grey paint is still there in the inside of the doors, the door jams, under the bonnet, hood, truck, etc. and any where the outside paint job did not cover. The grey is very dark, so this is not noticeable, however it does give the option of easily putting the car back to it's original Grey color.
Interior is near mint, but shift boot is worn and there is the kind of wear associated with a 63,000 mile Toyota.
There are no mechanical issues. Runs flawlessly, Pulls
strong, Clutch engages smoothly, Shifts solidly and firmly, No transmission issues. No fluid leaks.Very Cold A/C.
The exhaust system is original, so the muffler does need replacement and the car is a bit loud (see videos).
is sold where is and as is. Winning bidder is required to provide $1000 deposit
via cash, cashier's check, money order, or bank wire transfer within 48 hours of auction close and full balance within 7 days of auction
If you want to come to Jensen Beach and do some fishing before buying a set of tires and driving back I can point you to some good fishing guides. Being the off season, the fish camps have some good deals going. If you want to fly in, the nearest airport is in West Palm Beach, or 3 hours away is Orlando if you would rather visit Mickey Mouse instead of Tiger Woods or Donald Trump.
If you want me to hold the car a week or so while you arrange shipping, that is okay too, but if you need to store it a month or longer I will take it to a local storage facility for you to pay rent at. I am about 30 miles from Fort Pierce, a major Florida Shipping hub, so getting transportation is easy.
Clean Florida title and bill-of-sale will be provided
upon receipt and confirmation of all purchase funds.
I have the car for sale locally so I reserve the
right to end the auction early.
I welcome and encourage personal inspections, test drives, and having the car checked by a mechanic.
Call or text me at 305-283-8602 with any questions.
Clean and clear Florida Title, and Superior CarFax!
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