The 2020 Toyota Supra has finally made its debut, arriving in North America packing a 3.0-liter turbocharged inline-six BMW engine good for 335 hp and 365 lb-ft of torque.
It’s safe to say that some Toyota fans were hoping the Supra would have a bit more power on tap. The Supra is somewhat light by modern-day standards, tipping the scales at just under 3,400 lbs, so acceleration to 60 mph is still very quick at 4.1s. But the 1996 Supra made 326 hp and the 2020 Supra only makes 9 hp more, so it’s easy to see why Toyota fans wanted more power.
To highlight the Supra’s rather conservative power output, we’ve compiled a list of unlikely modern day cars that have more power than Toyota’s new two-seater. Not all of these vehicles will be faster than the 2020 Supra (in fact very few of them will be), but it’s interesting to see just how many family vehicles are making upwards of 335 hp these days – especially with hybrid motors coming into play in recent years.
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10. Lincoln MKZ
The Lincoln MKZ’s available 3.0-liter twin-turbocharged V6 engine makes 400 hp and 400 lb-ft of torque, enough to take the sedan from 0-60 mph in just 5.6s and on to a top speed of 155 mph. Not bad for a big Lincoln.
9. Acura RLX Sport Hybrid
The Acura RLX Sport Hybrid’s V6 hybrid powertrain is good for 377 hp and 341 lb-ft of torque, enough to propel this full-size Japanese hybrid from 0-60 mph in just 4.9s.
8. Kia K900
The new Kia K900’s twin-turbo 3.3-liter V6 engine is good for 365 hp 376 lb-ft of torque. A surprisingly quick 0-60 mph time of 5.3s makes the K900 a bit of a sleeper, and the luxury sedan will keep on accelerating all the way up to 150 mph.
7. Infiniti Q50S Hybrid
The Infiniti Q50 Hybrid feels strangely quick from behind the wheel with its 3.5-liter V6 and electric motor making a combined output of 360 hp and 472 lb-ft (!!!) of torque and taking it from 0-60 mph in just 4.9s. The top speed is limited to 149 mph. Unfortunately, Infiniti recently ended production of the Q50S Hybrid, but we still wanted to highlight this wildly powerful sedan.
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6. Kia Stinger
With the same 365-hp 3.3-liter engine as the K900, the Stinger is 30 hp more powerful than the Supra. It’s not as quick, though, accelerating from 0-60 mph in 4.8s. It is faster than the Supra, however, with an impressive top speed of 167 mph.
5. Ford Explorer
The optional twin-turbo 3.0-liter V6 in the 2020 Ford Explorer makes 400 hp and 400 lb-ft of torque. Ford hasn’t released performance statistics yet, but for a full-size V6 family hauler, the Explorer’s output is pretty impressive.
4. Chevrolet Tahoe
GM’s Small Block V8s have better performance value than just about any other engine on sale today. The 5.3-liter V8 found in the Tahoe (and many other full-size GM products) is good for 355 horsepower and 383 lb-ft of torque.
3. Volvo XC60 T8
The hybrid Volvo XC60 T8 has a hybrid forced induction four-cylinder powertrain that is good for 400 hp and a whopping 472 lb-ft of torque. It will hustle from 0-60 mph in 4.9s and top out at 130 mph.
2. BMW X3 M40i
It’s no surprise that something with an M badge has a lot of power, but the BMW X3 M40i actually has the same B58 turbo inline-six that the Supra does. It makes 355 hp and 365 lb-ft of torque, though, making it more powerful than the Supra. We’re left wondering why Toyota didn’t at least opt for this version of the inline-six. This is one fast crossover, too, hustling from 0-60 mph in 4.6s and topping out at 155 mph.
1. Toyota Tundra V8
Almost every V8 half-ton pickup truck on sale today has more power than the Supra, but we’d figured we’d us the Tundra as an example since it comes from the same manufacturer as the Supra. The Tundra is also the least powerful of today’s half-tons, its optional 5.7-liter V8 making 381 hp and 401 lb-ft of torque.
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