A Sporty Return

by BTM

Mon, 04 February 2019

A Sporty Return

After years of releasing snippets of info and “leaks” Toyota finally revealed its long-awaited Supra sports car at the 2019 Detroit Motor Show.

Reprising the name after a 17-year absence from the market, the Supra was developed in partnership with BMW which will release the mechanically identical Z4 Roadster later this year.

The Supra has two seats and a shorter wheelbase than the current 86, which was developed with Subaru. It also boasts a wider track, big tyres and an equalised weight distribution which it’s claimed will enhance stability and handling.

Under the bonnet there’s a three-litre, six-cylinder turbo, so the car is designed to be equally at home on the track.

With impressive looks and performance, the first 2020 Toyota Supra sold for USD2.1 million in a charity auction after its show debut.