After all the speculation and dilemmas, it is now clear that the 2018 Toyota Supra will be presented in the second half of 2017. Then will start the sale of this legendary sports coupe. In fact, this Japanese athlete was produced from 1978 to 2002. After 15 years, the sports car icon receives his successor. And dilemma about the name of the vehicle is now solved, Supra will inherit the new Supra.
2018 Toyota Supra will try to revive the passion and enthusiasm, who owned the previous model. In the beginning there were concerns about the fact that the new model takes the name of the legend, made famous by the Japanese car manufacturer. It was felt that many compare the new model with the previous models, and expectations will be too high. However, the company believes that the Supra is a very important model of the company and the legend should revive.
2018 Toyota Supra Design and Specs
For a long time it is known that Toyota and BMW are working on a joint project. More specifically, the two companies will jointly develop a new sports model. Each of these two companies will offer customers a vehicle with its logo. From Japan arrives 2018 Toyota Supra, while the Germans offer 2018 BMW Z5. These two models will be built on the same platform, and each of them will possess a unique charm of the brand from which they come from.
Toyota’s designers and engineers, have decided that the new Supra model based on the Toyota FT-1 Concept. This concept was introduced in Detroit, and even then it was announced that it will be based on a new sports model of the Japanese car manufacturer. By all appearances, the Supra and BMW Z5 will be produced at the factory in Graz, Austria.
As for the new drive from Supra, there are several different data. Under the hood will be installed Lexus V6 Twin-Turbo engine, combined with a powered rear axle. In addition to this version, Toyota announced a hybrid version of the new Supra. To drive the 2018 Toyota Supra Hybrid model, should be in charge of the same powertrain as in the BMW Z5. Such a system will form BMW’s gasoline engine assisted by an electric motor.