Toyota has one legendary sports car that was marketed from 1978 to 2002, the Toyota Supra. During the 24-year period, Toyota has released 4 generations of Toyota Supra. Each generation offers a powerful engine that can compete with European sports cars and muscle cars from America.
So that auto lovers don’t need to wait for too long, Toyota finally launches the fifth generation Supra under the name Toyota GR Supra. Toyota launched the fifth generation Supra at the 2019 Detroit Motor Show.
The car immediately became the center of attention for everyone, because it offers a futuristic and modern design. The design is superbly done while maintaining a rounded and large design line just like the previous generation. But overall, the design language didn’t change.
The Toyota GR Supra has a length measuring 4,379mm, width 1,854mm and height 1,292mm. The dimensions are bigger than the Toyota 86, but the wheel axis distance is shorter. The body shape also looks futuristic and has a duck-tail spoiler to increase downforce while accelerating.
Each side of the Toyota Supra 2020 is specifically designed with a high level of detail and emphasizes the aerodynamic side. On the side equipped with Carbon Fiber Side Skirts and for the upper part using Sculpted Roof.
Astonishing on the outside, the Toyota Supra 2020 also has a sporty cabin and is equipped with a variety of modern and sophisticated interior features. Behind the leather steering wheel, there is a large screen that displays a variety of information about driving in a modern and futuristic. In addition, there is also a Paddle Shift feature that facilitates the transmission of the transmission with the touch of a finger.
On the dashboard, there is a large-sized touch screen has been installed that functions as navigation and audio video system. the Audio Steering Switch feature and various other settings have been installed on the steering wheel.
Sophisticated multimedia and connectivity experience is one of the advantages of the latest generation of Toyota Supra. This car is equipped with a JBL audio system with 12 premium speakers that produce awesome sound quality.
In addition, the latest Toyota Supra has an 8.8-inch touch screen that supports navigation systems and can be connected wirelessly to Apple CarPlay. Toyota also presents Rotary Touch Controler on the center console which makes operation easier.
Engine and Features
Toyota switched from the legendary 2JZ engine and put on a 6-cylinder engine that they developed with BMW. The engine has a 3,000cc cubication combined with an 8-speed automatic gearbox. The combination can produce a maximum power of 335 HPand 365 lb-ft of torque. The performance is so already amazing and getting more optimal with the presence of turbocharged twin-scroll.
The maximum speed of the Toyota Supra 2020 is limited to 155 mph or equivalent to 249 km/hour. We believe the performance of this car can be more than that, provided that it is specifically built for racing needs. As for the acceleration, it can run from 0-60 mph in 4.1 seconds, so that it makes the Toyota GR Supra got the label of the fastest car that Toyota currently has.
On the braking sector, Toyota has equipped large 13.7-inch disc brakes combined with the front rotor fronted by the Brembo 4 Piston Calipers on their latest Supra. Various advanced braking features such as ABS, EBD, and Brake Assist are also available on this car.
The 2020 Toyota GR Supra will be marketed in 2020 and available starting at $ 49.990 excluding shipping and tax while the GR Supra 3.0 Premium will be available starting at $ 53,990. Lastly, no less important is the GR Supra Launch Edition. These particular cars are produced limited to 1,500 first customers in the US. The variant is priced starting at $ 55,250.