Toyota Supra is a Grand Tourer sports car that was produced by Toyota Motor Corporation from 1978 to 2002. style of the Toyota Supra was derived from the Toyota Celica, but it was both longer and wider. Since mid-1986, the Supra became its own model and was no longer based on the Celica. In turn, Toyota also stopped using the prefix Celica and began just calling the car Supra. Due to the similarity and past the name of Celica, Supra is often confused, and vice versa. Supras first generation, second and third floor were assembled in Tahara Tahara, Aichi time KIV mounted Supra Motomachi plant in Toyota City.
In 1998 Toyota stopped Supra sales in the United States and in 2002 Toyota officially stopped producing the Supra in Japan. As an iconic sports car, Supra appeared in several video games, movies, music videos and TV shows. Some of the most notable games include Midnight Club series of video games and series of fast and furious movie Grand Theft Auto, Gran Turismo, Forza Motorsport, Need for Speed, and.
Toyota Supra Generation I (1978-1981)
The first generation Supra was based largely on the Toyota Celica liftback, but was longer by 129.5 mm. and rear doors were combined and Celica but the front panels were elongated to accommodate the inline-6 engine instead of stock Celica 4 cylinder. Toyota’s original plan for the Supra at this time make it a competitor to the very popular Datsun Z-car.
Toyota Supra Generation II (1982-1986)
In late 1981, Toyota Celica Supra completely rebuilt, and all the Celica line for its 1982 years of production. In Japan, they were known as Celica XX, but everywhere Celica Supra name was used. Still is based on the Celica platform, there were several key differences, especially the design of the front and fully retractable pop-up headlights. Another difference is the line-6 Supra still present in the line instead of-4, as well as an increase in the length and wheelbase to conform with the large engine in general. Toyota continued market competition with Nissan is shown by using Supra rear hatch awning to avoid popular vehicle lamas associated with Z. Due to the increase in the width of the Supra, which was no longer considered a “compact” under Japanese dimension regulations.
Toyota Supra Generation III (1986-1992)
In May 1986, Toyota was ready to release its next version of the Supra. bonds between the Celica and the Supra were cut, they were now two completely different models. Celica changed to front wheel drive, using the platform of “T” associated with Toyota Toyota Corona, while the Supra kept its rear wheel drive platform. Though the Mark II and Mark III had similar designs, the engine was updated with more powerful 3.0 200 hp inline 6. Although only available in normal adjustment 1986.5 aspiration, turbocharged version of the engine was introduced in the 1987 model year. Supra was now related mechanically to the Toyota Soarer Japanese market.
Toyota Supra Generation IV (1992-2002)
A new model of Supra, Toyota took a big step in the direction of most high-performance of the unit. Again using subframe assemblies, suspension and transmission of the Z30 Soarer (Lexus SC300/400), test model pre-production started in December 1992 with 20 models, and official mass production began in April 1993. Supra new again, and rounded body styling and featured two new engines: normal, aims Toyota 2JZ-GE producing 220 hp at 5,800 rpm and 210 pound feet at 4800 rpm of torque and a twin turbocharged Toyota 2JZ-GTE making 276 horsepower and 318 pounds · ft of torque for the Japanese version. style, while modern, does not seem to borrow some elements of the first major tour of Toyota sports cars.
Supra Motor Trend’s possible successor may be based on the Toyota FT-HS, which debuted at the 2007 North American International Auto Show. Supra successor could be powered by the V-6 3.5-liter hybrid generating over 400 horsepower. If given the green light for production, expect rear-drive coupe to focus Nissan GT-R in terms of price and performance. Toyota says no hurries Supra successor, but are waiting to see how sales and interest of their GT86/FR-S goes. If Toyota keeps their plans, you must launch the new model Supra in late 2014 or early 2015.
In 2010, Toyota used a company called Supra. The mark must be used within three years to be valid.In December 2011 Supra Autoguide The possible replacement that would stay in the Toyota 86. Tetsuya Tada, chief engineer of Toyota FR-S 86/Scion told reporters in Germany “The president asked me to make Supra successor as soon as possible.