Launched as the Celica in 1978, Toyota Supra was a treat for racers with a legacy of its own since its inception. In the year 2020, the car returned 17 years after its last appearance. This is the fifth-generation sports car built from BMW parts in the Austrian factory where BMW Z4 was manufactured. The Toyota Supra that has a badge of GR Supra is Toyota’s brand-new performance car. GR is short for Gazoo Racing where Gazoo stands for garage.
- Engine: 3.0 l I-6
- Fuel Type: Petrol
- Number of Colors: 8
- Number of Variants: 3
- Seating Capacity: 2
- Body Type: Premium sports hatchback coupe
- Starting Price: AED 229,000
- Wheelbase: 2,470 mm
- Length: 4,381 mm
- Width: 1,854 mm
- Height: 1,294 mm
- Weight: 1,541 kg
TOYOTA SUPRA 2020 VARIANTS
The full-blooded sports car re-entered the market in 2020 with three powerful trim – 2020 Toyota Supra 3.0, 2020 Toyota Supra 3.0 Premium and 2020 Toyota Supra Launch Edition. All these trims are powered by a BMW-sourced turbocharged 3.0-litre inline-6 engine.
Toyota Supra 2020 exterior features are flamboyant, to say the least. With a classic sports car theme, the two-door hatchback was developed after a collaboration between BMW and Toyota Gazoo Racing. Short, wide, and low, the 2020 Toyota Supra defines what a sports car looks like. The shape of this car is a shortened concept of the FT1 concept.
The powerful car stands on 19-inch alloy wheels. Standard Toyota Supra 2020 exterior features include a dual sports exhaust, adaptive LED lights (headlight, taillight and daytime running light), body-coloured details and smart keyless entry.
Other exterior features include rear fog light, auto-dimming rear-view mirrors, power-folding mirrors, rain-sensing wipers, body-coloured door handles, a stylish front grille, and pointed front bonnet.
As for the roof, it is sculpted and flows down to the narrow rear window, the car also has an LED bright light strip at the top.
In the back, right below the Toyota logo, the car’s name “Toyota Supra” is mentioned evidently along with the GR badge, so everyone knows what you’re driving. The car also has formula one inspired brake lights that flash when the car must slow down really fast – but in the Supra these lights will flash when you go in to reverse. The rear arches have strong lines built into them for an extended aesthetic of the car.
The car with a double-bubble roof has leather seats. The base model comes standard with leather seats, while full leather is standard on the launch edition and premium edition. Naturally, the space in a two-door hatchback isn’t going to be as much as a sedan, however, when compared with other compact models, the space inside Toyota Supra 2020 is on par.
The top of the doors is a smooth long panel starting with a physical lock indicator and levels outs as we move along it. The area under the horizontal panel comes with the lock controls, door release and first speaker from the audio system. Below this is a leather-upholstered armrest, a piano black inlay, the door handle along electric window and mirror controls.
At the bottom of the door, there is a small storage area with the boot lid release button and a second door speaker.
The sill of this compact yet powerful car is made of lightweight aluminium emboss kick plate.
Moving to the steering, it is upholstered in quality exclusive leather that comes with a colour contrast of red and black. The steering’s left side has cruise control system and instrument, volume and voice control to the right.
Then the dashboard, gear and front console is covered in a nicely stitched soft-touch surfaces and carbon-fibre detailing.
Toyota Supra 2020 is a two-door, two-passenger car with no seats in the rear.
Sports cars don’t really come with massive storage options, owing to their compact bodies. Luckily, Toyota Supra 2020 comes with a hatchback cargo area that can fit in some stuff inside. The Supra offers a storage space of 10.1 cubic feet. The shape of the boot is a little awkward with a short length but a decent width. To sum it up, Toyota Supra 2020 is good to carry a golf bag or a few small suitcases, but it isn’t the most practical space for large luggage items.
|Variants or Trims||Engine Capacity||Power (hp)||Torque (Nm)||Transmission||Fuel type|
|2020 Toyota Supra 3.0 Premium / 2020 Toyota Supra Launch Edition||3.0 l I-6||335 hp||500 Nm||8-speed automatic||Petrol|
Since all trims of Supra GR 2020 come with a 3.0-litre, turbocharged I6 engine, the fuel economy of Toyota Supra 2020 is 9.9 L/100km for city, 7.7 L/100km for highway and 8.9 L/100km combined.
Supra 2020 aims at a breath-taking experience for speed lovers and where there is speed there is danger. Thankfully, for Toyota safety is of utmost importance. Supra 2020 comes standard with these safety features:
- Pre-Crash Safety Adaptive Cruise Control
- Lane Departure Alert (LDA)
- Adaptive High Beam System (AHS)
- Dual Stage Driver And Passenger Seat-Mounted Side Airbags
- Dual Stage Driver And Passenger Front Airbags
- Curtain 1st And 2nd Row Airbags
- Driver And Passenger Knee Airbag
- Airbag Occupancy Sensor
- Outboard Front Lap And Shoulder Safety Belts
- Back-Up Camera
- Vehicle Stability Control (VSC)
- Traction Control (TRC)
- Anti-lock Braking System (ABS)
- Brake Assist (BA)
- Electronic Parking Brake (EPB)
- Blind Spot Monitor (BSM)
- Rear Cross-Traffic Alert (RCTA)
- Active Cornering Assist (ACA)
- Tire Pressure Monitor System (TPMS),
- Hill-start Assist Control (HAC)
TECH & CONNECTIVITY
As for infotainment, the 2020 Toyota Supra comes standard with a 6.5-inch touchscreen. Other standard tech features include an 8.8-inch LCD gauge cluster, 10-speaker audio, USB integration, Bluetooth support, a rear backup camera and dual-zone air-conditioning.
Switching between normal to sports mode is also simple. All you have to do is push start the button and select normal or sport driving modes with the traction control button right behind the gear. The car also has a head-up display projecting critical data behind the steering wheel, and it is easy to read.
In the case of Premium and Launch Edition, the car has an 8.8-inch touchscreen, wireless Apple CarPlay, and a premium 12-speaker JBL sound system. These trims also wireless phone charging and a heads-up display.
Toyota Supra 2020 is a sports car that offers a thrilling driving experience to car enthusiasts. A lot of emphases has been given to the safety value of this compact car and ease of use. The 2020 GR Supra is the first global model of Toyota’s Gazoo Racing stable and it combines power, safety, appeal, and style into one iconic car.
FAQs TOYOTA SUPRA 2020
Is Toyota 2020 Supra made by BMW?
The 2020 Supra was co-developed together with the 2019 BMW Z4 roadster. Both cars share a similar interior feel, platform, power-train, suspension components.
Toyota Supra 2020 has three trim levels: 2020 Toyota Supra 3.0, 2020 Toyota Supra 3.0 Premium and 2020 Toyota Supra Launch Edition.
The GR badge beside the number plate of Toyota Supra stands for Gazoo Racing, where Gazo means garage. GR is Toyota’s sub-brand dedicated to motorsports.
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