Toyota‘s newest sports car could have 335 horsepower and 332 pound-feet of torque.
The Japanese automaker recently confirmed a racing concept will debut at the 2018 Geneva Motor Show, previewing the new Supra. But according to Japan’s Best Car magazine, the sports car will get its motivation from a BMW 3.0-liter turbocharged straight-six engine providing 335 hp and 332 lb-ft of torque, while tipping the scales at 3,284 pounds. Compared to the previous model, the new car is 5.4 inches shorter, 1.7 inches wider, and 0.6 inch taller. Its wheelbase measures 97.2 inches, which is 3.2 inches shorter than the old Supra.
If the report turns out to be accurate, the Toyota Supra will only be offered with an automatic transmission, but the BMW Z4 will offer a manual. It also says the Supra will come standard with 17-inch wheels and tires, measuring 225/50 up front and 255/45 in the rear. It’s more likely that, at least in the U.S., it will arrive with 18- or even 19-inch wheels.
Keep in mind that these are just rumors and Toyota likely won’t be confirming anything, even at the 2018 Geneva Motor Show where the racing concept is set to debut. We may get some details next month, but final specifications won’t be announced until the car’s production debut, which will likely be early 2019.
[Source: Car and Driver]
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