Drag racing: the race between the 2.0- and 3.0-liter Toyota Supra

Drag racing: the race between the 2.0- and 3.0-liter Toyota Supra

February 28, 2021 0 By autotimesnews

Captured on Carwow’s YouTube channel, this race features a previous generation Toyota Supra as well as two new Toyota Supras. The latter are equipped with a 2.0 and 3.0 liter engine, respectively.

Usually drag races are organized to see which of the competing cars will be the fastest in a quarter mile (402 meter) sprint in a straight line. In addition to the acceleration test, it is also a test for the specific gravity of cars, as well as a small assessment of the drivers’ skills when starting off and changing gears.

The previous generation Toyota Supra and two new Toyota Supras will participate in this race. The latter are equipped with a 2.0 and 3.0 liter engine, respectively.

The race was captured on video and posted on the Carwow YouTube channel, where Matt Watson was piloting a four-cylinder Supra. Other contenders for victory were the Toyota Supra with an inline-six from BMW, while the second was the MK4 Supra with the legendary 2JZ easily tuned engine under the hood.

However, there is another factor to consider besides the difference in power and weight, and that is the condition of the road. Since the race was held in the UK, the tarmac was wet, so one would expect these rear wheel drive sports cars to grind with their wheels at the start.

As expected, all the cars were struggling to cope with the lack of grip on wet surfaces, so it took three runs before they could get more or less good results at the start. The results of the race did not surprise anyone – with maximum power, the new Supra with a 3.0-liter engine won the race in a straight line.

Not so long ago, AutoTimesNews wrote that the Toyota Supra with a carbon-Kevlar body was presented. HGK Racing Team from Latvia showed Toyota Supra for drifting.