Industry NewsMotoring

Toyota Supra a legendary racer on track and on road

Toyota has just announced a number of enhancements that will make its Supra an even more desirable car for enthusiasts and racers alike.

Ever since its first generation in 1978, the Toyota Supra has earned legions of fans with its faithfully retained front-engine, rear-wheel-drive layout powered by an in-line six-cylinder engine.

In addition to the Supra having competed in numerous types of motorsports in the past and currently running in Super GT, the Supra-based race-specific GR Supra GT4 achieved cumulative sales of 50 units (by the end of 2021) after roughly a year and a half on the market. These and other achievements have made the Supra a model that can be enjoyed on both public roads and racing circuits.

Underlying the latest enhancements is a further-matured chassis for a more refined driving performance and notably a manual transmission, driven by strong customer demand and expectations. The manual transmission has been developed for the 3.0 models to complement the Supra’s high-output engine and supremely capable chassis.

Main enhancements:
1) Enhanced handling performance and ride comfort through improved steering and suspension (common to all trim levels)
2) Newly available manual transmission (3.0 models only)
3) Newly designed 19-inch forged wheels (3.0 models only)
4) Adoption of new exterior colours
5) Enhanced sound system.

Fredric Aasbo, Rockstar Energy / Nitto Tire Toyota GR Supra.

The revised Supra model line-up will debut at the Festival of Motoring at Kyalami Grand Prix Circuit in August.

Source: MotorPress

Check Also
Close
 
Back to top button