Hotter variations of the Toyota GR Supra are on their manner, packing extra energy and efficiency, says chief engineer Tetsuya Tada.
In an interview with Autoblog, chief engineer Tetsuya Tada has said that the corporate has critical plans to launch new variants of the Toyota GR Supra. That is certainly nice information, following stories of the sports activities automobile already packing extra horses and efficiency than marketed.
Everybody was conscious of the engine being able to producing much more horses than the 335 hp it churns out within the GR Supra. Oh, come on. The identical unit churns out 382 hp within the BMW Z4, which the Supra shares its platform with. Received’t be that arduous for Toyota engineers to make the identical factor occur on 2020 Supra.
The three.Zero-liter turbocharged inline-6 shall be tweaked upon within the subsequent few years to ship extra thrilling choices bearing the legendary badge. Whereas Tetsuya Tada didn’t reveal what number of extra stallions will gallop out of the engine sooner or later, we are able to simply estimate a 50 hp increase in energy when the warmer variants begin arriving. That’ll place the GR Supra on par with its German sibling, in some way placing an finish to the collective groans when conversations on the sports activities automobile’s energy figures are introduced up.
Toyota’s plans to reinforce the new-gen Supra additionally contains of and aero upgrades to carry forth an total enchancment in efficiency. Nonetheless, they aren’t in any respect keen on taking the highest off and a handbook transmission continues to be not on the playing cards.