This year’s Gumball 3000 rally has certainly lived up to the event’s notorious reputation of millionaires getting reckless with million dollar machines. We recently saw one of the rally participants make a water crossing in his Lamborghini Murcielago LP670-4 SV but that pales in comparison to the lunacy of this Bugatti Veyron owner who let a Toyota Supra drift around his car with just a couple of feet separating them. Sitting behind the wheel of the heavily modified Supra is 25-year old pro drifter Derek “Buttsy” Butler from Ireland. Thankfully nothing happened but...
Toyota president plans to fast-track new sports car
Fans of Toyota's sporting history have often lamented the current lineup of perfectly competent yet decidedly boring offerings, calling them 'appliances'. The days of the Supra, Celica and MR-2 may yet return, however, with new president Akio Toyoda at the helm. Speaking today at the 2009 Center...Nelson Ireson
Toyota focuses on hybrids for U.S., puts sports cars on back burner
From the Mark I inline six-cylinder with just 110hp (82kW) to to the twin-turbo Mark IV with 320hp (239kW), Toyota's Supra remains a legend in the world of high-performance sports cars. But since 2002, the brand has made a strong move away from the image of the Supra and towards the Prius's green...Kenneth Hall