The brand new Toyota GR Supra 2.0 has launched within the UK with costs ranging from £45,995 for the 254bhp four-cylinder sports activities automotive.
Accessible to order now, the 2-litre, turbocharged four-cylinder variant of the brand new Toyota Supra is available in at £7000 cheaper than its larger 3.0-litre straight-six sibling. Nevertheless, with that worth distinction comes a drop in energy, too, providing up 254bhp in opposition to 335bhp within the B58-engined 3.0.
Nevertheless, with a powerful 295lb ft of torque going by means of the identical eight-speed ZF computerized to the rear wheels, it produces a 0-62mph time of 5.2 seconds, simply 0.8 seconds behind the three.0. The 2 vehicles high speeds are each restricted to 155mph. It additionally gives a decent 38.6mpg.
There’s a efficiency profit available with the Toyota GR Supra 2.0 with the marque claiming that this engine is extra compact and roughly 100kg lighter than the B58 six-pot, thus permitting the engineers to mount the engine additional in direction of the center of the automotive for a 50/50 weight distribution. It additionally claims that this “improves the automotive’s inertia traits and chassis steadiness for even sharper dealing with.” In different phrases, dynamically, this ought to be the enterprise!
The Supra’s chief engineer, Tetsuya Tada, stated that this system’s intention was all the time to attain agile steering and steady cornering, and in pursuit of this devoted a big proportion of the time to lowering the automotive’s general weight. He stated: “we didn’t need to compromise on our targets.”
To mark the mannequin’s arrival, Toyota is promoting 45 models in limited-edition Fuji Speedway trim, which is handled to a livery impressed by the Gazoo Racing group colors. These vehicles are priced from £47,395.
The brand new mannequin options an 8.8in infotainment display as commonplace in addition to 18in alloys and a number of security gear resembling lane help.
Choices for the brand new mannequin embody two packages; a Sport Pack that features an energetic differential, adaptive suspension and upgraded brakes, whereas a Join trim package deal delivers sat-nav and additional connectivity options.