Five years after FT-1 Concept, Toyota has finally unveiled the new Supra. The wait for 2020 Toyota GR Supra is worth the wait and the design is not something we haven’t seen before. The influence from FT-1 is exhibited and it gives Supra a muscular appearance. The interior of 2020 Toyota GR Supra looks to be inspired from BMW. It is quite understandable considering it shares the same underpinning from BMW Z4. 2020 Toyota GR Supra is powered with turbocharged 3.0 liter inline six-cylinder engine, sourced from BMW. The engine offers 335hp and 494Nm of torque. If we compare this number with BMW Z4, it gains 47hp and 6Nm of torque.
The engine is mated with eight-speed automatic transmission with paddle shifters. It helps the new Supra to accelerate from 0-60mph in around 4.1 seconds and top speed is electronically limited to 155mph. If Toyota manages to achieve this, it would make it fastest production vehicle till date. Japan is also set to get a 2.0 liter turbo-four with two different outputs i.e. 194hp and 254hp respectively. Toyota promises that new Supra will be offer a blend of power, precision and agility. It is because of 50:50 weight distribution, low center of gravity and rear-wheel-drive design. Two driving modes for 2020 Toyota GR Supra will be made available which are Normal and Sport.
2020 Toyota GR Supra will be offered in two grades which are 3.0 and 3.0 Premium. There is also a Launch Edition on top of 3.0 Premium. With respect to safety features, 2020 Toyota GR Supra comes with forward collision warning, automatic emergency braking with pedestrian detection, lane departure warning with steering assist, automatic high beam and road sign assist. Additional convenience features comprise of adaptive full speed cruise control, blind spot monitor, rear cross traffic alert and rear-end collision warning. The cabin consists of 6.5 inch display which is operated by rotary controller on center console. The 3.0 Premium brings forth 8.8 inch touchscreen display with navigation, rotary touch controller, Supra Connect telematics services, wireless Apple CarPlay, a premium 12-speaker JBL audio system, and wireless phone charging.
Price of 2020 Toyota GR Supra 3.0 starts from $49,900 in US whereas Premium 3.0 starts from $53.990. Launch Edition which is based on 3.0 Premium is priced at $55,250 and only 1500 units will be made available.