This engine is strong as hell. For starters, all versions of the 2JZ used a cast iron block. That’s not great where weight is concerned, but for ultimate strength, it’s ideal. … The 2JZ-GTE also benefits from a well-designed three-layer steel head gasket that can withstand high boost pressure without blowing.
How strong is a 2JZ engine?
In fact, most tuners consider the 2JZ-GTE’s bottom end as capable of withstanding up to 800 ponies. Yes, 800 horsepower on stock internals. And many tuners have cranked theirs into the four-figure range with some more work.
How much HP can a 2JZ make?
2JZ-GTE PROS AND CONS
Capable of 2,000 hp. Tightly-packaged, inline configuration. Non-interference valvetrain.
Why was the 2JZ discontinued?
The old 2JZ-GTE has been out of production for quite a while, and it was apparently deemed not to be cost-effective to develop tooling for an all-new inline 6 for a low volume car. With the partnership with BMW, they get a proven inline 6 design that has been continually refined and is in current production.
Why is the supra legendary?
Toyota’s seemingly bulletproof 2JZ engine is perhaps the cornerstone of the legendary Supra’s appeal. While the car certainly had beautiful, timeless styling and the type of fit and finish found if cars well above it’s price point, the engine has always been the biggest draw.
What cars can handle a 2JZ?
List of cars with the 2JZ-GE:
- Toyota Altezza AS300/Lexus IS300.
- Toyota Aristo/Lexus GS300.
- Toyota Crown/Toyota Crown Majesta.
- Toyota Mark II/Toyota Chaser/Toyota Cresta.
- Toyota Origin.
- Toyota Progres.
- Toyota Soarer / Lexus SC300.
- Toyota Supra.
How much horsepower does a twin turbo 2JZ engine have?
|Max. horsepower||JDM: 280 PS (206 kW; 276 HP) at 5,600 rpm North America and Europe: 325 PS (239 kW; 320.5 HP) at 5,600 rpm|