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Supercharged Toyota Sienna on Bags Is Like a Backwards Lotus Evora

It doesn't get much better than a six-seater with sliding doors and supercharger whine.
Supercharged 2012 Toyota Sienna minivan
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Minivans are rarely ever modified, which is why modding them is inherently cool. Especially when you do as good a job as the owner of this 2012 Toyota Sienna, who upgraded theirs to the nines with an HKS supercharger, air suspension, and tasteful bodywork. As a result, it’s a minivan that’s as good at dropping the kids off at school as it is doing a burnout on cruise night.

Currently listed for sale on Bring A Trailer, this Toyota has been altered to improve pretty much everything about it. Let’s start under the hood, with its 3.5-liter 2GR-FE V6, which was also used in the Lotus Evora. It has been outfitted with tons of HKS performance parts, including an intake, supercharger, intercooler, and ECU, plus a Megan Racing exhaust.

Power output isn’t stated in the listing, but a Sienna Chat user reported laying down almost 300 horsepower and 310 pound-feet of torque at the wheels. A Sienna may be heavy, but this one would surprise you at a stoplight—with how good it sounds.

It’s not just a straight-line hero either, as its builder added strut tower and underbody bracing to stiffen its chassis. 20-inch wheels with widened 245-section tires take out some sidewall for sharper handling too, while its air suspension and Megan Racing dampers add some comfort back. So do two-tone leather seat covers, which are complemented by an upgraded sound system.

Supercharged 2012 Toyota Sienna minivan
Supercharged 2012 Toyota Sienna minivan. Bring A Trailer

It’s all been dressed up to look the part too, with the 2018 facelift’s front end, and a full suite of City Kruiser bodywork. We’re talking a front lip, side skirts, spats, rear diffuser, and spoiler, plus widened fenders for a more aggro stance. It all comes together as a modded minivan so tasteful that it might even earn the admiration of people who otherwise wouldn’t be seen in one.

If it does, you still have time to bid on it at Bring A Trailer before the auction ends at 3:45 pm Eastern on Friday. All we know for sure is that someone’s gonna be dropped off at school on Monday on something cooler than they leave on Friday.

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