I came across a Mk3 MR2 for sale, this very one in fact.
The price seemed almost tempting. So what could be wrong with a 2004 MR2?
According to Mr Google, this could.
The rear subframe starts off looking like this:
And with alarming alacrity converts itself to something like this:
This is usually followed, or even accompanied, by the door sills which undergo a similar lightening process.
Maybe not such a good idea then.