The new Supra will share the platform with the BMW Z4 roadster of the third generation – German and Japanese specialists jointly develop the chassis for the new generation sports car from 2014
Toyota Company in its Twitter has published another teaser image of the new sports car, for which the name Supra will be revived. Also in the announcement the premiere of the car is announced – the festival of speed in Goodwood, which will open on July 12. Whether there will be a serial version of the car at the event or a disguised prototype is not yet known.
In the model line of the Japanese brand, the car will take a step above the GT86 and will be the new flagship of the Japanese company. At the same time, the car will be sold under a new subbrand of Gazoo Racing.
The new Supra will share the platform with the third-generation BMW Z4 roadster – German and Japanese specialists are jointly developing a chassis for the new generation sports car since 2014. Thanks to the body of carbon fiber, the weight of the car will be less than 1,400 kilograms.
According to unofficial data, the engine line should include a two-liter turbo four with a capacity of about 245 hp, and a three-liter six-cylinder unit that produces about 330 horsepower. Both motors will be provided by BMW.
In total, customers will be offered four modifications of the sports car – Supra, Supra GR, Supra GR Sport, Supra GRMN. All versions of the machine will differ greatly between technical characteristics and price.