Toyota Supra News

  • 2020 Toyota Supra TRD concept (Edit)

    The 2020 Toyota Supra is fresh off of its reveal at the 2019 North American International Auto Show in Detroit, but the brand is keen to show off potential performance upgrades to its banner sports car. At the 2019 Osaka Auto Messe in Japan on Saturday, Toyota revealed the Supra Performance Line concept TRD, which focuses heavily on aerodynamics to improve performance. Carbon fiber is used for the changes to the body, and all of the changes focus on light weight. TRD looked at six areas to improve aero: the front bumper, wheels, side skirts, door garnish, rear bumper, and spoiler. All but the...

  • Toyota Supra engine deep dive, Engineering Explained
    2020 Toyota Supra engine deep dive: This isn't a 2JZ

    As we're all well aware of by now, the 2020 Toyota Supra uses a lot of BMW engineering and components. One of the main elements borrowed from BMW is the 3.0-liter turbocharged inline-6 engine. Engineering guru and explainer extraordinaire Jason Fenske of Engineering Explained dedicated an entire...

  • Auction of 2020 Toyota Supra with VIN ending in 01 on January 19, 2019
    2020 Toyota Supra #001 sells for $2.1M at Barrett-Jackson auction

    Toyota only unveiled its long-awaited 2020 Supra sports car a week ago at the 2019 North American International Auto Show in Detroit. And while the reborn sports car isn't due in showrooms until the summer, the first retail example has already been sold. Toyota offered up the first retail example...

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    Toyota Supra chief engineer thinks car is good for 7:40 Nürburgring lap time

    With a 335-horsepower turbocharged inline-6, the 2020 Toyota Supra likely isn't on its way to break any lap records, but chief engineer Tetsuya Tada laid down his best guess for a Nürburgring Nordschleife run. Speaking to Road & Track at this week's 2019 North American International Auto...

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    2020 Toyota Supra's fake vents can be made functional

    Despite numerous air vents on its body, the 2020 Toyota Supra does not actually make use of them for any sort of cooling or aero functions. However, they can be made functional. The Supra's lead engineer, Tetsuya Tada, told Road & Track in a Wednesday report that the blocked off plastic vents...

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    No turbo-4 or manual transmission in 2020 Toyota Supra's first year

    No, the 2020 Toyota Supra will not be offered with a manual transmission or the rumored 255-horsepower 2.0-liter turbo-4 engine when it launches in the U.S. However, there's reason to remain hopeful that both will find their way to the U.S.-spec car. "At launch for first model we're all inline-6...

  • 2020 Toyota Supra, 2019 Detroit auto show

    Toyota may be known for quality, reliability, and cars with all the handling prowess of a warm bath, but the Japanese brand has been injecting some emotion into its cars for a few years now. It's also been building some sports cars, though with the help of other brands. First it was the Toyota 86 (nee: Scion FR-S) with the help of Subaru, and now we get a reborn Supra with the assistance of BMW. At the 2019 North American International Auto Show in Detroit on Monday, Toyota unveiled its worst-kept secret, the 2020 Supra, a hatchback coupe that honors the nameplate's heritage and looks like it...

  • Toyota GR Supra Racing concept
    Toyota GR Supra Racing concept previews 2020 Super GT entry

    Toyota's reborn Supra is scheduled for its world debut on January 14 at the 2019 North American International Auto Show in Detroit. However, a version of the car was shown Friday in Japan at the 2019 Tokyo Auto Salon. The version is a concept previewing the new Supra-based race car that will...

  • 2020 Toyota Supra leak - Image via @ToyotaMex/Car Advice
    2020 Toyota Supra completely revealed in video leak

    The barrage of leaks of Toyota's reborn Supra continues, with the latest salvo coming from the automaker itself. A video revealing the complete car, with engine sounds included, was posted to the Twitter page of Toyota Mexico. The tweet has been removed but fortunately not prior to its contents...

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    Listen to the 2020 Toyota Supra's inline-6

    We're less than a month away from the 2020 Toyota Supra's debut, and the company has dropped a new teaser ahead of the beloved nameplate's return. It's a video that really showcases the sound of the Supra's inline-6 engine. The video consists of blurred footage as the Supra rips around and revs out...

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    2020 Toyota Supra confirmed for 2019 Detroit auto show

    It seems like development of Toyota's new Supra is taking forever but now we finally have confirmation of the debut. As had been rumored for some time, the covers will come off the fifth-generation Supra at the 2019 Detroit auto show on next January. The car will reach showrooms late next summer as...

  • 2020 Toyota Supra SP8T VLN race car - Image via S. Baldauf/SB-Medien
    New Toyota Supra races in final round of 2018 VLN series

    Toyota's new Supra is heading to NASCAR next year but the car has already run its first race. As part of its development program for the fifth-generation Supra, an A90 to all the fans, Toyota fielded a prototype in Saturday's VLN race held at the Nürburgring. The race was the final round of...

  • New Toyota Supra parts leak

    The next-generation Toyota Supra has been subject to perhaps the largest leak yet. The ins and outs of the forthcoming sports car have been published in parts diagrams and charts on RealOEM.com, which is somewhat humorously, a BMW parts website. SupraMKV.com discovered and published the diagrams and documents on Thursday. The photos reveal detailed drawings of interior pieces, mockups of the entire cockpit, and basic drawings of the production car. The documents also list two models for the U.S. market. The site lists three models total: 20i, 30i, and 40i, and they correspond to the BMW...

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    New Toyota Supra could get manual transmission, but not in US

    The question of whether the new Toyota Supra will get a manual transmission has left enthusiasts guessing for months. Here's the good news: the Supra more than likely will get a three-pedal setup. The bad news? It's likely not in the cards for the U.S. market. Speaking to the Australian publication...

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    Toyota Supra to be built alongside BMW Z4 at Austrian plant

    Toyota confirmed Wednesday that its new Supra sports car will be built alongside the related BMW Z4 (shown below) at a plant in Graz, Austria. The plant is operated by independent vehicle manufacturer Magna Steyr and has produced the G-Class for Mercedes-Benz for several decades and more recently...

  • Toyota Supra dynamic debut at 2018 Goodwood Festival of Speed
    Track-focused Toyota Supra planned

    We've yet to see the new Toyota Supra debut in production form, but the company is already willing to admit the car will spawn a track-focused variant. The man behind the new Supra, chief engineer Tetsuya Tada, told Top Gear on Friday that such a car will mainly focus on stripping weight away from...

  • 2020 Toyota Supra spy shots - Image via S. Baldauf/SB-Medien
    Toyota Supra prototype crashes while testing on the 'Ring

    The new fifth-generation Toyota is the latest car to fall victim to the Nürburgring. A Toyota engineer testing a prototype was caught out late on Wednesday at the Döttinger Höhe section of the Nürburgring Nordschleife. The section is a long straight where the highest speeds are...

  • Toyota Supra dynamic debut at 2018 Goodwood Festival of Speed
    New Toyota Supra rigid as Lexus LFA, likely final sports car without electrification

    Following the new Toyota Supra's dynamic debut at the 2018 Goodwood Festival of Speed last week, the company has begun to spill a handful of additional details. After learning the car will offer a turbocharged inline-4 engine alongside the inline-6 mill, we've heard from chief engineer Tetsuya...

  • Tetsuya Tada with A90 Toyota Supra and previous four generations

    Toyota may not have a more legendary road car than the Supra. The nameplate has garnered a fanatical group of owners over decades, and a group of lucky owners in the United Kingdom witnessed history during last week's 2018 Goodwood Festival of Speed. Supra chief engineer Tetsuya Tada showed up with the upcoming fifth-generation model, the A90, at a special event where dozens of local Supra owners were invited to join along, with their cars in tow. It was here the fifth-generation Supra met its predecessors for the first time, all four of them. In total, 84 owners showed up to the event with...

  • Toyota Supra dynamic debut at 2018 Goodwood Festival of Speed
    New Toyota Supra will offer 4-cylinder engine, 2JZ swap capability

    Thus far, we've known Toyota plans to drop a BMW-sourced inline-6 under the hood of the new Supra. However, you should now prepare for a 4-banger as well. New documents from German transmission maker ZF, first discovered by Road and Track and published Tuesday, shows two separate powertrains for...

  • Toyota Supra dynamic debut at 2018 Goodwood Festival of Speed
    New Toyota Supra makes dynamic debut at Goodwood Festival of Speed

    Toyota said it was coming, and we finally witnessed the next-generation Supra make its debut. Sort of. The 2020 Toyota Supra made its "dynamic debut" at the Goodwood Festival of Speed on Thursday as chief engineer Tetsuya Tada and master driver Herwig Daenens sprinted the sports car up the famed...

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    Here's the new Toyota Supra heading to NASCAR next year

    A week before our peek at the new Toyota Supra all the way in the U.K., race fans in America got their first look at the Toyota Supra heading to NASCAR. Toyota on Thursday took the wraps off its new Supra heading to a NASCAR Xfinity Series groove near you next season. The NASCAR Xfinity Series sits...

  • Toyota Supra teased for Goodwood Festival of Speed
    Next-generation Toyota Supra to debut at Goodwood Festival of Speed

    After spy shots and even a race car concept, the next-generation Toyota Supra will make its debut in production form at the 2018 Goodwood Festival of Speed. However, it's unclear if we'll see the production car in a special cloak, or if Toyota will completely pull the wraps off the production...

  • 2020 Toyota Supra rendering - Image via SupraMkV
    Right for left: New Toyota Supra headed to NASCAR, reports say

    Toyota is no stranger to motorsports. Both on-road and off, Toyota serves up racing products that compete strongly all over the globe. Here in America, the premier road-racing series has a somewhat unconventional, conventional Toyota entry: the Camry. Toyota has raced a Camry in the NASCAR Xfinity...

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