2017 Toyota Supra price, specs, interior – The Supra is one of the best known cars in the World because it has been one of the original tuner cars, appearing in many movies as well as documentaries. The car managed to get so much attention because it was the first true Japanese super-car and along the GTR it quickly became one of the best driver’s cars out there. However, Toyota discontinued the model in the 1990s because they thought a car like the Supra was just not good enough for the market. However, they finally realized that the Supra has a lot of people willing to buy it and many of these people still think that it is one of the best cars out there. Back in 2007 the first FT-1 concept car was presented to the public and it should be the predecessor of the production model of the new Toyota Supra 2017.
2017 Toyota Supra specs and price
This car is a lot more special than you may think. It is the first car from Toyota in the last decade that can be considered special. However, the car will not only be built by Toyota or Lexus but it will be in fact built in cooperation with BMW. This is because the next generation Supra will share a lot of its parts with the new generation BMW Z4, so it will also share some of its engines as well as the running gear. Even though this sounds a bit worrying at first, BMW is still one of the best chassis makers in the World and most of their cars are brilliant to drive.
Our only concern with the 2017 Toyota Supra is that it has been announced to go into production last year but it still has not arrived on the market. However, when it will come, the base price should be at least $50,000 while a premium model will likely fetch more than $90,000.
New Toyota Supra 2017 design
Design of the new Toyota Supra 2017 will be mostly based on that of the FT-1 concept car but this time new details are going to be added while some are going to be removed completely. The two-intakes front end inspired from Formula 1 is going to be replaced with a more conventional grille while at the back it will likely feature an exhaust stack more similar to that of the LFA. The general shape of the Supra will be kept very close to that of the original concept which is very good news considering that is one of the best looking cars ever made.
Inside the cabin things are going to be a bit more interesting than on most other Toyota models. This is because the 2017 Toyota Supra will only get a massive LCD screen in the center console which is going to control most of its functions, similar to that of the Tesla Model S. They will take this approach because the driver needs to focus on the road and not on all the buttons on the dashboard.
2017 Toyota Supra engine
Engine wise, the 2017 Toyota Supra will make use of a turbocharged and most likely hybrid powertrain. However, the final details have yet to be revealed. Early rumors suggested that it would use a 2 liter turbocharged inline 4 sourced by BMW coupled with up to three electric motors. This would make around 450 to 500 horsepower and up to 500 lb-ft of torque, allowing the Supra to get to 60 MPH in less than 4 seconds and up to a maximum top speed of over 180 MPH. However, there are now a few rumors which suggest that the car will in fact use a 3 liter twin-turbo inline 6 from BMW’s M Division which would then be mated to a 7 speed dual-clutch gearbox. This would provide well over 500 horsepower and 500 lb-ft of torque but it would increase the cost of the new Toyota Supra 2017 considerably.