2020 Toyota Supra
Toyota Supra has made a comeback to sports car market after twenty one years since late 90s when it was discontinued due to poor sales. We all get super excited to see its comeback after its model was revealed at Detroit Auto Show in 2019 and then in January2020 at Lake Auto Show and finally Toyota has introduced its all new Supra in markets and you can book your own after riding a testing drive. The revived Toyota Supra is a blast to drive with its powerful inline six cylinder engine and other 2.0 liters 4 cylinder engine (Release in 2021) options as well and one of the other major plus point in it is its nicely finished craftsmen deluxe cabin.
Trim Levels / Versions:
It is available in four trim levels that include Supra 2.0 Trim, Supra 3.0 trim, Supra 3.0 Premium trim and Supra A91 Edition trim which is equipped with six cylinder engine. There is also a special limited edition GR Supra Launch edition that will be manufactured only 1500 per year and it is equipped with matte black colored wheels, carbon fiber trim of the cabin, signature Akio interior badge and red mirror caps. We will be discussing Toyota Supra 3.0 Premium trim in detail.
Engine, transmission and performance:
The newly introduced Supra 3.0 premium is charged by a 3 liters six cylinder DOHC twenty four valve turbocharged engine that gives a power of 335 horsepower at 5000 to 6000 rpm and torque of 365 pounds feet at 1600 to 4500 rpm. It offers you an eight speed continuously varying transmission with front wheel drive and rear wheel drive option. The paddle shifter is also easily controlled with just a simple touch that a sports car usually features.
It has power to sprint from 0 to 60 miles per hour in 4.1 seconds with top speed of 155 miles per hour and takes 10.7 seconds to reach hundred miles per hour. Fuel economy of Toyota Supra is efficient enough as a sports car to give you a mileage of 24 miles per gallon in city and 31 miles per gallon on highways. One of the major problems of Toyota Supra is that it takes more space on roads than its competitors and its heavy weight also makes it body to resist in body rolling and faster bends. The brakes also fade away early and the car moves around its center of gravity while the steering response of Toyota Supra is far quicker and smoother than BMW and its adaptive dampers give us more security and safety.
Exterior design and features:
The new design of Toyota Supra holds references to its ancestors which look awesome in its 2 dimensional space and it features bulging front fenders. The wide stance of Supra is based on FT1 concept and its short wheelbase is provided by large diameter wheels and the sharply styled spoiler resolves beautiful silhouette. The rear diffuser at back gives it a typical sports car look and LED tail lights are extraordinary elegant while the 6 element LED headlamps focuses on Supra’s emphasized width and the enlarged grille opening on front runs all along the length of car to help fresh cool air let in the car.
Interior design and features:
The beautiful and super comfortable cabin of Toyota Supra accommodates two adults with leather coverings and power adjust ability while 290 liters of cargo space let you carry enough luggage for a weekend. All controls are driver’s oriented letting the driver’s easily control the system and the digital instrumental cluster features graphical design while 8.8 inches touch screen display is mounted on dashboard to give you infotainment that features Apple Car Play and Bluetooth connectivity and twelve speakers sound system let you enjoy your favorite music.
It also features wireless phone charging device, head up display, power steering and power door locks.
Safety: Now talking about the safety features and safety clearance of this car then we must mention it features standard automatic emergency braking system, pedestrian detection alarm, standard lane departure warning alarm, automatic high beam headlights , adaptive cruise control and blind spot detection while NHTS and IIHS has not yet tested to rate it for safety clearance.
The starting price of Toyota Supra 3.0 Premium is 55,000 US dollars and it comes with a limited time warranty of three years or thirty six thousand miles driven.