The Toyota Supra built an impressive reputation as one of the finest performing sports-cars for the road and an all-conquering machine on the racetrack. It’s been 16 long years since the Supra featured in the Toyota range. A one off Toyota GR Supra Racing Concept was unveiled at the Geneva International Motor Show earlier this year and a camouflaged production version made its debut at the Goodwood Festival of Speed.
Positive reaction to the car has meant that the fifth generation of the Toyota Supra sports-car is set to return to Australia in the third quarter of 2019. The Supra will share a joint platform with the new BMW Z4 sports-car and will be the first vehicle to be sold under the Toyota GAZOO Racing (TGR) branding.
– Front engine/rear wheel drive layout with a turbocharged in-line 3.0 Litre six cylinder engine.
– Has equivalent body rigidity to the Lexus LFA.
– Twin scroll turbocharger with direct fuel injection and variable valve control.
– Engine outputs of 220kW and 450Nm.
– Expected to launch from 0-100km/h in under five seconds.
– Ideal 50-50 weight distribution.
– Shorter wheelbase and lower centre of gravity than the praised Toyota 86.
– A new aluminium and steel composite frame.
– Strong but lightweight composite materials for the front and rear bumpers, front spoiler and rear diffuser, side skirts and rear wing.
– Adaptive suspension.
– An eight speed automatic gearbox chosen for its shift speed and feel.
– An electronically controlled active differential.
– Specially designed wheel hubs.
– Brembo four-pot calipers, large diameter discs and an optimised brake booster.
– Extremely high levels of performance in regards to acceleration and deceleration, ride comfort and cornering.If you enjoy this website then please donate so that it can remain online, free to all.