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Subaru Tommy Karin 1994/3

Tommy Kaira M20B in black ultra rare and completely original and unmolested !!!
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Year: 1994/3
Make: Subaru
Model: Tommy Karin
Mileage: 60000
Transmission: 5MT
Fuel Type: Gasoline

Front of 1993 Tommy Kaira M20b exported by Japan Car Direct

It’s not every day you come across a genuine 1993 Tommy Kaira M20b. But Japan Car Direct found this beauty through a Japanese used car auction at a reasonable price and shipped it to an overjoyed enthusiast abroad.

Based on the 1993 Subaru Impreza WRX, a performance-oriented model of World Rally Championship pedigree, this aggressive sports sedan was extensively modified by none other than Tommykaira, the renowned Japanese tuning company.

Founders Tomita and Kaira were so inspired by the intercooled turbo boxer engine in the WRX that they couldn’t resist giving the car a full modification for even more power, better aerodynamics, more competitive handling and a sportier interior.

Subaru, for its part, was so pleased to have these legendary experts extensively tune its new sports model that it allowed them to rebrand it as the Tommy Kaira M20b.

Modified turbo boxer engine

The 4-cylinder, 2.0-liter DOHC boxer engine with turbocharger and intercooler — a modified version of the acclaimed EJ20 engine — delivers exciting acceleration and plenty of practical torque that peaks at 5,300 rpm (33.5 kg-m). Maximum horsepower is 265 PS at 6,300 rpm and you can easily raise it to 297 PS with minor modifications.

The engine is mated with a Tommykaira-tuned 5-speed manual transmission and a Tommykaira exhaust system that further enhances the great-sounding exhaust note of the WRX. Other Tommykaira features include a top-mounted alloy intercooler, lighter flywheel, turbo timer, special air filter and remapped ECU.

Lightweight, aerodynamic body

Body panels were extensively modified to more closely meet WRC specs. Exclusive Tommykaira parts include a handsome front bumper that is still popularly sold, side skirts, a rear bumper, a big rear spoiler and 17″ alloy wheels. All told, the body weighs less than 1,200 kilograms.


Rear of 1993 Tommy Kaira M20b exported by Japan Car Direct

Sporty yet practical handling

The horizontally opposed boxer engine mounted inline with the transmission contributes to a low center of gravity and minimal body roll. Tommykaira added special springs to the firm suspension and optimized it for the AWD system, yet the Tommy Kaira M20b remains practical for everyday city driving.

Sporty interior

While the interior is clearly designed for spirited fun, it is comfortable as well, with conveniences like air conditioning and power windows. Tommykaira features include Recaro-based seats, a carbon fiber center console with three sporty gauges (boost, oil pressure and oil temperature), orange details in the 260km/h speedometer and other meters, a machined aluminum shift knob, and a Tommykaira signature on the partially carbon fiber steering wheel.


Cockpit of 1993 Tommykaira M20b exported by Japan Car Direct

Proven authenticity

In Japan as elsewhere, you have to beware of used cars that aren’t what they appear to be. We always closely check the manufacturer build plate and have a professional third party verify not only the vehicle’s condition but its authenticity!

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When you’re ready to import a Tommy Kaira M20b, Subaru Impreza WRX STi or used JDM European car at a lower price than what’s available in your home country, contact Japan Car Direct.


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