Toyota Supra will not receive Android Auto services, but BMW Z4 has them

Toyota Supra will not receive Android Auto services, but BMW Z4 has them

May 5, 2020 0 By autotimesnews

According to Toyota representatives, customers who are interested in the Toyota Supra sports coupe simply don’t need the Android Auto car service.

Toyota Supra will not benefit from the July update to the BMW iDrive infotainment system, which will add functionality to the Android Auto service. This is because the Supra coupe uses iDrive version 6, but the addition of Android is only for cars with iDrive 7.

“We collect feedback from our customers to find out what they’re interested in,” – said Ben Hauschalter, Toyota’s Senior Product Planning Manager. “We visited more than a dozen dealers … we met with the owners of Toyota Supra. No one needs Android Auto support. ”

 Mr. Haushalter also said that there is no current plan to upgrade Supra to iDrive 7.

 Toyota gave Supra a major update for the 2021 model year. The turbocharged 3.0-liter inline six now produces 382 horsepower (499 Nm) instead of the previous 335 bhp (495 Nm). There is also a new 2.05-liter turbocharged four-cylinder engine with 255 hp (400 Nm). Both power plants use an eight-speed automatic transmission.

 As standard, the Supra 2021 model year boasts an 8.8-inch infotainment system screen, and a 6.5-inch display is no longer available. An additional “package” of security and technology adds a wireless version of Apple CarPlay.

Not so long ago, our publication wrote about the 2033-hp version of the Toyota Supra coupe. The car was checked at the dyno stand. This particular instance of the legendary Toyota Supra A80 generation, apparently, went through all the possible stages of tuning.