2020 Toyota Supra – New Toyota Supra Debuts in Detroit
The new Toyota Supra (Toyota Supra), officially presented on January 14, 2019, as part of the auto show at the Detroit Auto Show. Toyota Supra 2019-2020 review video and photos, price and detailed specifications of the new 5th generation of the legendary two-door Japanese sports coupe Toyota Supra, which is part of the German BMW Roadster Z4 (G29)’s brother platform. The new Toyota Supra A90 enters the market 17 years after the 4th generation model (Toyota Supra A80) was discontinued.
For sale is a new Japanese coupe – the first Toyota Supra with a powerful 335-horsepower gasoline 3.0-liter six-cylinder engine in the company 8 with automatic transmission and rear-wheel drive launch in the global market in the summer of 2019 at a price of $49,990 for a base Toyota Supra. The cost of the richer Premium version and edition will be, respectively, from $53,990 and $55,250. By the way, Toyota Supra edition will be released in a limited edition of 1500 cars and will delight potential owners with one of the exclusive exterior enamel colors – absolute zero white night black and Renaissance red, as well as a luxurious interior with red leather inserts.
The new Toyota Supra is technically based on the platform of the Bavarian BMW Z4 rental roadster (G29), in an architecture with fully independent front and rear suspension, an inline 6-cylinder gasoline engine paired with a B58 8 automatic transmission from ZF, transmitting power to the rear wheels .
However, there are a few interesting facts worth noting:
- Firstly, in combination with Toyota Gazoo Racing, he developed his own original interpretation of the suspension, which was inherited from the BMW Z4 for rent by Toyota Supra (McPherson struts in front, five-link rear), the standard sports coupe is equipped with original springs and adaptive shock absorbers with two modes Normal and Sport parameters .
- secondly, the suspension attachment points of the front and rear subframes, as well as the chassis configuration, have been changed;
- Third, apply arms made of aluminum and thick steel rolls.
So if the technique is the Toyota Supra and the BMW Z4 roadster for rent are almost identical, but not quite, the exterior design of the body and the interior of the model are completely original. Perhaps only in the cabins are the models similar, with the concept of a driver-oriented cockpit.
The body exterior of the new Toyota Supra A90 was created with an eye on the Toyota FT-1 concept and introduced in 2014. Serial Supra, ready to stand on the assembly line of the plant, the Austrian company Magna Steyr, side by side with the platform brother of the Z4 models, of course, looks not as futuristic as the prototype, but borrow the design solution.
Body novelty wears tapered LED headlights with long sections of daytime running lights, front bumper with original plastic splitter, made of carbon fiber and weight air intakes, perfect domed roof, with the addition of two bulges, chic splashes on the front fenders, body side and rear arches, thin LED side lights, a duck tail spoiler, a massive rear bumper to match the front fairing and complemented by a minimum installed LED brake light like Formula 1 cars, a huge diffuser and tailpipes of a large caliber tailpipe.
- The external body dimensions of the 2019-2020 Toyota Supra are 4382 mm long, 2048 mm wide and 1230 mm high and have a wheelbase of 2470 mm.
- The Japanese sports coupe is equipped with standard 19-inch forged alloy wheels with Michelin Pilot Super Sport tires in different sizes. Tires 255/35R19 on the front axle and 275/35R19 on the rear axle.
- The brakes of all wheels are disc with 348 mm brake discs. Front 4 piston calipers from Brembo rear 2 pistons.
The two-seater cabin of the new Toyota Supra with the factory index A90 has a basic configuration that meets the driver and his partner sports seats upholstered in Alcantara with electrical adjustment, heated, typical lateral support, high back, in which integrated head restraints, a compact, multifunctional steering wheel, adaptive cruise control, a digital instrument panel with an 8-inch display, a modern multimedia system with a separate set of 12.3-inch screen (Apple CarPlay and Android Auto, navigation, Bluetooth, Internet, rear view camera), dual-zone climate control and overall impeccable ergonomics with excellent location of all equipment.
The more intense package is complemented by JBL’s premium sound system, projection screen and leather trim.
Specifications Toyota Supra A90 2019-2020.
The Japanese engineers who created the new generation of Toyota Supra have succeeded not only in providing the car with an ideal 50:50 weight distribution, but also with a very low own body weight in kg. 1541 so powerful petrol 3.0-liter turbocharged six-cylinder engine (335 hp 365 Nm) paired with 8 automatic transmissions (in the Arsenal launch control for a quick start) easy to take the car from 0 to 96 km / h in just 4 .1 seconds, securing the new title of Toyota’s fastest production car. Top speed is limited to 250 mph.
For fans of active driving, and as a nice bonus, there is an active rear differential capable of transferring up to 100% of traction to one of the rear wheels, providing the car with excellent neutral handling when driving both on a straight road and when cornering.