2020 Toyota Supra Shooting Brake Looks Like a Ferrari Breadvan On a Budget

The Mk V Toyota Supra is finally among us, albeit with the design of the newcomer splitting opinions among aficionados. With or without this aspect delivering a push, the Internet has been obsessed with the new Toyota halo car, which has led to a flood of renderings.
2020 Toyota Supra Shooting Brake rendering 1 photo
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Well, I've brought along a fresh pixel play, one that seems to link the new Supra to Ferrari's name.

Sure, Toyota developed the sportscar together with BMW (think: the second-gen Z4), but the connection to the Italian automaker's name has to do with the shooting brake theme delivered by this render.

At least from where I'm standing, this 2020 Supra shooting brake looks a bit like the Ferrari 250 SWB Breadvan.

You know the one-off that was born for Le Mans, following one of Enzo Ferrari's typical eccentricities. Time for a bit of history: back in 1962, when the Breadvan came to be, the Prancing Horse has moved on from the 250 GT SWB to the 250 GTO SWB racecar.

After Enzo declined to sell any GTOs to Count Giovanni Volpi, the latter commissioned the Breadvan, which was built using the 250 GT SWB as a starting point - Il Commendatore refused the order after the Count had hired sacked Ferrari employees, with the whole thing turning into a quest to beat Enzo on the circuit, with the help of a new company and fresh metal.

Thanks to the serious engineering and design efforts made to built the Breadvan, this became quicker than the 250 GTO, but eventually failed to reach full glory due to reliability problems.

Nevertheless, the machine remained in the history book, not least thanks to its unconventional appearance.

And while this Supra might not be as aero-optimized as the said Fezza racecar, the fact that it keeps its engine up front means a Shooting Brake take would bring a serious practicality boost.

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