Toyota has finally launched the new Supra after months of sneak glimpses and few details.
Launched today 14-01-19 at the Detroit International Motor Show.
The Supra GR is a 3.0L twin scroll Turbo inline six but is no longer a 2+2. The new car is a 355bhp 2 seater sports car with paddle shift 8 speed automatic drive through the rear wheels.
The side profile is not far off the MkIV.
Featuring launch control (No details yet), 0 – 100 kph is 4.3 seconds.
British customers that applied for the initial sales can choose the limited edition grey A90 version which is based on the Pro version of the GR model but with red leather interior.
Prices are below and orders can be placed from 15th January 2019.
The on-the-road prices are: –
Toyota GR Supra 3.0L £52,695
Toyota GR Supra 3.0L Pro £54,000
Toyota GR Supra 3.0L A90 Edition £56,945
UK launch model range with Supra 3.0L and Supra 3.0L Pro grades
The Toyota Gazoo Racing Supra 2019 line-up will available in either Supra 3.0L and Supra 3.0L Pro.
The Toyota GR Supra 3.0L will benefit from an active differential, Adaptive Variable Suspension, and 19-inch forged alloy wheels with a high-performance brake package.
The Supra 3.0L also features - dual-zone automatic air conditioning, Adaptive Cruise Control with stop and go, smart entry and push-button start, steering wheel with leather trim and auxiliary switches and a digital combimeter in the driver’s instrument display. LED technology is used for the adaptive headlights, rear lights and daytime running lights, and the mirrors (door mirrors and rear-view mirror) are all auto-dimming, rain-sensing wipers and a rear-view camera.
The sports seats are upholstered in black Alcantara and are power-adjustable (including lumbar support), with integrated heating and memory functions. The infotainment specifications feature a 10-speaker audio system with 8.8-inch display, navigation system with Supra Connect (in applicable markets), Bluetooth and USB port.
Safety features include Supra Safety+ package, which comprises Blind Spot Monitor, Lane Change Departure Alert, Rear-Cross Traffic Alert, Rear-end Collision Alert, and intelligent parking sensors with automatic braking. In addition, there is an eCall function that will send an automatic location alert to the emergency services in the event of a serious collision, and a Tyre Pressure Monitoring System. All Toyota GR Supra models are fitted with an alarm.
The Supra 3.0L Pro grade, expected to account for most of the model sales in the UK, builds the specification with black leather upholstery, 12-speaker JBL premium sound system, head-up display, wireless mobile phone charger and storage and lighting packs.
Power to weight ratio (kg per kW)
Max. speed (mph)
155 (electronically limited)
0-62mph acceleration (sec)
FUEL CONSUMPTION & EMISSIONS
Fuel tank capacity (l)
CO2 emissions – NEDC correlated (g/km)
Double joint sprung strut axle in aluminium-steel construction with hydraulically damped torque strut bearings
5-link axle in lightweight aluminium-steel construction
Rack and pinion, electric power steering
Min. turning circle (m)
Front (diameter x thickness, mm)
Ventilated discs, 348 x 36, with 4-pot fixed callipers
Rear (diameter x thickness, mm)
Ventilated discs, 345 x 24, with single-pot floating callipers
Michelin Pilot Super Sport
255/35 ZR 19 96Y
275/35 ZR 19 100Y
The new Supra is only available in 3.0L in the UK but two different inline four cylinder Turbo models are also available in Japan
There specs are either 265bhp and a 0 – 100kph of 5.2 or 202bhp and 0 – 100kph in 6.5 seconds.
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