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New Toyota Supra formally announced

Discussion in 'Motors' started by Lowe, Mar 6, 2018.

  1. ShiWarrior

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  2. BongoHunter

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    Really like that!
     
  3. MissChief

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    Not that I'll ever drive it, but I don't like it either. It just looks a bit, well, weird!
     
  4. Lowe

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  5. Psycho Sonny

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    only 45 units of the z4 m40i will be made.

    will be worth a fortune in future. i hope the supra gets the same engine.
     
  6. Lashout_UK

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    Only 45 of the 'First Edition'. :)
     
  7. Mr_Sukebe

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    Supposedly 1500kg, so on par with my estate car.
    Hardly appropriate for a supposed "sports car".
    Have to say that regardless of the engine, the Alpine impresses me more and would be where my money would go.
     
  8. Armageus

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    The Mk IV weighed around that though?
     
  9. Lashout_UK

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    1585kg claimed for the manual, 1595kg for the automatic. A bit bigger than a GT86 (about 30cm longer but the same width, as far as I can tell, across the mirrors).

    New 'Supra' looks like it should be a similar size to the Mk4, as a result. Mk4 was more a GT, though, not a sports car.

    1500kg isn't much, these days. A base 718 Cayman w/PDK weighs 1460kg, for example.
     
  10. Gibbo

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    Yep I can see the Alpine been one of the most "FUN FACTOR" modern cars you can buy for your money, other than something more extreme like a Caterham, fantastic job by Alpine, not 100% on the looks, but it looks unique and I guess that was there goal and at 1100kg with mid-engine, 250+ horsepower it has got to be huge fun, I think my Clio is fun, well it is, but the Alpine will be on another level again. :)
     
  11. Mr_Sukebe

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    Quite. The new Supra seems to fit far more into the "GT" category than sports car. Shame really, as there's not actually that many lightweight sports cars, and tons of GTs.
     
  12. Psycho Sonny

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    doesn't matter if it has 400 horses it's going to fly
     
  13. Lashout_UK

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    340bhp and 350lb ft are the suggested figures so far, off the back of the launch. It'll be quick, though, no doubt!
     
  14. Nasher

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    Looks taller than a gt86, especially at the front (the gt86 has a very low bonnet thanks to the flat engine). But then it's always hard to tell on camera.
     
  15. Lowe

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    You must be new :p
     
  18. ShiWarrior

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    just came up on my phone so had to share :D

    im sure it will arrive, eventually :)
     
  19. mrk

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    Not sure if trolling :D
     
  20. bowey

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