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Toyota Supra Spied in Detail at Nurburgring Gas Station

The Toyota Supra is an angry sportscar with the face of a shark and a heart made by German engineers. Here it is at the famous Nurburgring race track putting in some work before the official reveal.
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Toyota Supra Spied in Detail at Nurburgring Gas StationToyota Supra Spied in Detail at Nurburgring Gas StationToyota Supra Spied in Detail at Nurburgring Gas Station
It's been many years since the FT-1 concept car previewed the return of the famous Toyota sports car. For a while, it looked like it wasn't going to happen, but a partnership with BMW saved the day.

If the Supra were a person, it would have a lot of things to be angry about. Its parents probably don't want it, as Toyota officials suggested this would be the last project of this kind. Also, the world is too obsessed with SUVs to care about 2JZ engine tuning, which is probably why both powertrains in this 2019 model are from BMW.

Their specs have been all but confirmed: 265 HP from a base 2.0-liter inline-4 and 340 HP from the inline-6 engine you'll find things like the 540i and X5 xDrive40i. Even though BMW says its Z4 roadster sister model is going to be softer, they are still keeping the 381 HP version of the 3.0-liter for themselves.

Camaro SUV, Mustang SUV, Eclipse SUV - we wouldn't be surprised if this sports car is just a runup for the Supra 6 SUV. But for now, the car we're getting does look good.

Several low 2-door models that have come out in the past few years look like land sharks, especially the Aston Martin Vantage. The new Supra also has that round but pointy nose sticking out past the front of the car and a shape that would cut through the water.

Its purposeful back end is dominated by a large air diffuser that occupies about half the bumper and a ducktail spoiler integrated into the trunk lid. Rumor has it the powerful model will cost about $63,000 which is a lot of money. But the older Supra models weren't cheap either.

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About the author: Mihnea Radu
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Mihnea's favorite cars have already been built, the so-called modern classics from the '80s and '90s. He also loves local car culture from all over the world, so don't be surprised to see him getting excited about weird Japanese imports, low-rider VWs out of Germany, replicas from Russia or LS swaps down in Florida.
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