Toyota Supra falls under the category of a sports car and it was first manufactured by Toyota motor company in 1978. Last year Toyota released its concept sports car which was named Toyota FT-1. The new 2017 Toyota Supra will be built with the cooperation of BMW and Toyota. There are rumors that BMW will use this latest sports car platform in Z4 model, while the Japanese automaker will use it in new Supra.
Some sources revealed that new Supra will be based on the concept of Toyota F-1. But no detailed report about specification is released still now; experts believe that 2017 Supra will be more stylish with better handling and performance.
2017 Toyota Supra – Unique Feature
The new 2017 Supra is expected to have the same design as FT-1 with some exterior modifications. The car will have a streamlined design with a sporty look. The hood is little longer designed to be aerodynamic compliant. LED technology will be used in newly designed headlights. The front portion is reshaped to give sportier look. The curves are done so precisely that it attracts everyone.
Being a sports car that Supra is construction materials to be used will be lighter in weight. Hence, the manufacturer will increase the use of carbon fibers, high strength steel, and aluminum to maintain the overall weight.
The interior of 2017 Toyota Supra will be equipped with high-quality materials which include black leather seats (designed like that of racing cars), 10-inch touch screen display, and many other innovative features. Interior space may be increased to provide more comfort. Although interior specs are not available till date, but it is believed that the manufacturer will concentrate on overall interior designing and use of latest technologies.
2017 Toyota Supra – Engine Specs
It is believed that Toyota Supra 2017 will come up with two engine options, but exact engine type is not confirmed by the makers yet. One possible option is a 2.0-liter engine with 4 cylinder, and other will be a 6 cylinder engine. Toyota F-1 uses the engine with 6 inline valves which can produce a power of 518 hp.
The 6-cylinder engine will be a hybrid type which will be powered by petrol and 3 electric motors. The transmission will depend on upon the engine type. It is anticipated that 6 cylinder engine will have 6-speed manual transmission, while hybrid version may have 8 or 10-speed automatic transmission.
2017 Toyota Supra – Price and Release Date
The price of 2017 Toyota Supra will remain in the range of $50,000 -$55,000, and it is expected to be available in the showrooms by the end of 2016 or at the beginning of 2017.