Eleven thousand, two hundred and thirty nine. In the grand scheme of things, it is a small number. Hell, in the small scheme of things, it is still a small number. Eleven thousand two hundred and thirty nine. For a major manufacturer, that number is a pittance, a drop in the bucket. How small of a drop? The June 2012 year to date sales number for the Toyota Camry, which is the number one selling car in the US, was 213,903 vehicles. That is nineteen times more than the vehicle sales I’m referencing with 11,239. Those Camry sales cover six months. The eleven thousand two hundred and thirty nine was over six years. You must be thinking I’m hinting at a low production pasta rocket, or the Pontiac Aztek. But I’m not. I’m talking about one of the most desired and sought after import performance cars on the market. A car that today, fourteen years after North American sales were ceased, still commands almost 50% of its original MSRP without accounting for inflation. Readers, I’m talking about a car that changed the aftermarket performance game and the idea of what we who cannot afford a Veyron consider fast. I’m talking about the Toyota Supra.
Every one you kill is one we aren’t getting back