Toyota is presenting its bright all-new 2020 Toyota Supra coupe at the NAIAS in Detroit after a long-time break.
The previous generation was released 17 years ago. The new car design largely resembles the 2016 Toyota FT-1 Concept. Headlights, a carbon splitter and a roof with double “bubbles” are taken from the prototype with little changes, as well as rear and brake lights and a duct-tail spoiler on the trunk lid.
The interior significantly differs from the concept car, since the production model is unified with the new BMW Z4, especially the multimedia system and the iDrive selector. The digital instrument panel and the center console slightly turned towards the driver are quite distinctive.
The wheelbase of the new Supra is on par with the Porsche 911 and Jaguar F-Type, but overall car is very compact, with short front and rear overhangs, a low center of gravity and an ideal weight distribution of 50:50.
Toyota and Gazoo Racing developed the Supra chassis components from scratch. In the basic configuration there is an adaptive suspension with the Normal and Sport tunings.
The engine lineup includes a 335-hp 3.0-liter inline six from the BMW Z4, along with an 8-speed automatic transmission. Such a model should accelerate from 0-100 km/h (62 mph) in just 4.1 seconds, but the top speed will be electronically limited to 250 km/h.
The new Toyota Supra will be available on sale in summer 2019.