Toyota showed a new picture of Supra and told about the engineJuly 9, 2018
The company Toyota showed a new photo of the serial Supra and confirmed the information that the rear-wheel drive sports car will be equipped with a three-liter turbo six. The public debut of the novelty will take place in the next weekend at the Festival of Speed in Goodwood. Sales coupe will start in the first half of 2019.
The Toyota Supra coupe will share the platform and power unit with the new generation BMW Z4. At the same time, the design and settings of the chassis of the models will be significantly different. There will not be a hybrid installation in the engine range, and only a robotic transmission with two clutches will be used as the gearbox.
According to preliminary information, the return of the 6-cylinder engine will be 340 horsepower and 500 Nm of torque. The base version of the sports car can be equipped with a two-liter engine with a capacity of about 250 horsepower.
Earlier, vice president of the European office of Toyota Herald Kilmann said that the Supra will be “not cheap car”, its price will differ significantly from the price of the coupe GT 86.
In Goodwood, the camouflaged prototype of Supra will pass the race for climbing the hill. At the wheel of the car will be the chief engineer of the project Tetsuya Tada.
Next year, Toyota will also release a racing version of the model, which will participate in the American racing series NASCAR. The design of the machine was shown in early July.
In the new photo, along with camouflaged “Supra” also showed the prototype GR Supra Racing Concept, debuted in the spring in Geneva. Most of the body panels of the sports car are made of composite materials. The car is equipped with a massive rear wing and diffuser.