What to Know About Toyota Caser JZX100 Tourer V

Toyota Caser JZX100 Tourer V

What to Know About Toyota Caser JZX100 Tourer V

Topspeedcar.com - Toyota is a famous car brand across the world. They also already produced a lot of great quality cars. One of them is Toyota Caser JZX100. This sedan-type car can be used for your daily use. Here is what you need to know about the car.

A general overview about Toyota Caser

The famous Toyota Caser JZX100 was produced from 1996 to 2001. Many people believe that this car is the salon version of the legendary Toyota Supra. During its glorious time, the Caser has been used for touring championships and drift tournaments. The first variant of Toyota Caser is produced in 1977. The JZX100 is the latest and last variant of the car that won't be produced anymore since 2001. In general, the car has great performance front engine, rear wheel drive, a turbo, and manual transmission.

Engine & transmission of the JZX100

The engine used by this JZX100 is similar to the Toyota 1JZ-GTE. It has a 2.5ltr capacity, straight six, 24 valve VVTi, and a CT15B turbocharger. With this combination, the car has 280 hp and 280lb.ft torque. If you get the older version of the car, it will come with twin turbos. It is recommended to use a single turbo so the car will have better fuel efficiency without losing the power.

The weight of the car is no more than 1500kg, so it is quite light for a car with such performance. Comparing to today,s standard, the power to weight figure is around 189hp/tonne, which is very acceptable. The available engine is rear wheel drive and 4 wheel drive, with either a 5-speed manual or 4-speed automatic transmission. The other variants of the car have 3 lower powered petrol engine options and diesel options. As for the suspension, the car has double wishbone independent suspension with anti-sway/roll bars.

The trim levels

Although there are several trim levels available, the 1JZ-GTE engine is the best and it is okay to not bother with the other trims. TRD sports edition should be the kit used on the car along with the factory TRD. This version is usually available separately instead of a package so you should know where to get it. If you feel that you can afford the package version, then you can try to buy the Tourer V grand package or Tourer V exciting package. The Toyota Caser JZX100 Tourer V is a good car to have and still comparable to today's car performance.

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