A legend returns. In January 2019, the fifth-generation GR Supra made its undisguised world debut at the North American International Auto Show in Detroit, ending years of anticipation and speculation among sports car enthusiasts around the world.
- First New Supra in the U.S. in 21 Years
- Behind the new Supra is a 50+ year lineage of unique Toyota sports and GT cars.
- First Global GR Model Developed by Toyota GAZOO Racing
- Design Inspired by Calty’s FT-1 Concept
- 335-HP Turbocharged Inline-Six-Cylinder Engine
- 8-Speed Transmission with Paddle Shifters
The 2020 Supra goes on sale in summer of 2019 and will be available in two grades – 3.0 and 3.0 Premium, as well as a Launch Edition which will be based on the 3.0 Premium grade.
Yet, the 2020 Supra is a fully forward-looking sports car, brimming with a cutting-edge powertrain, chassis and multimedia technology. Like the pinnacle of the previous Supra series, the 2020 model will be powered by a turbocharged inline six-cylinder engine. The new Supra’s 3.0-liter twin-scroll turbo six will produce 335 hp and 365 lb-ft of torque and will be teamed with a quick-shifting 8-speed automatic transmission with paddle shifters. Toyota projects 0-60 mph acceleration in 4.1 seconds, which makes this the quickest toyota-branded production vehicle to date.
With the 2020 Supra, Toyota is seeking to ignite automotive enthusiasts with fond memories of the Supra, as well as spark a new wave of sports car fans around the world.
Source: Toyota USA
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