Next Gen. Toyota Supra- launch under Gazoo performance brand

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  1. RocZX

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  2. Schwartz

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    Looks a bit similar to the GT-86, but
    more concepty.
     
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  3. R1600Turbo

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    That concept is actually from 2-3 years ago.
     
  4. homeforsummer

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    Can I? Can I?...

    ...told you so.

    I know, I know, it's still speculation at this stage, but don't say I didn't call it.
     
  5. Crispy

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    I got sad when I saw Hybrid. I'm a great supporter of the hybrid technology, especially when it's used to boost a cars performance, but I don't really like it in this case.

    It seems it'll jack the price up considerably, plus I liked the Supra as a petrol car. I like how they're trying to go green, and hybrid technology really is astounding when used right, but I don't think they should call it the Supra, unless it's a petrol car like the original. Maybe make two versions? Please?
     
  6. Omnis

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    This is dumb. Just make something between a Gen Coupe and a Mustang in size and make it turbo and really fast. Supra should be as fast as a GTR in a straight line but without the techno-wizardry.
     
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    This.

    They always were rivals. The R35 is already a legend so, the Supra should be no less:drool:.
     
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    i think i'm gonna be sick...
     
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    I agree with Schwartz, it look's alot like a concept of the GT-86. That car was made in 2007 though so I'm sure (hope) the final version will look a bit better. As it stand's though the current GT-86 look's more like a Supra than what we are being left to believe the new Supra will look like.
     
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    I was think it was the Supra when they released the teaser pic. last week but it was a Lexus so I thought it would not just rebadge to make it a Toyota.
     
  12. R1600Turbo

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    If they do indeed make a new Supra, I would almost bet it would be based on this car though...
     
  13. homeforsummer

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    Looks good from that angle. Already less contrived than the LF-A.
     
  14. Bram Turismo

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    Why does everyone hate the LF-A? I think it's a beautiful design, just because every single piece of the body serves a purpose, and because it's probably one of the most well engineered supercars out there at the moment.

    I think the image above looks like a horrible version of the LF-A.
     
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    Looks like a baby LF-A. If it does become a new Supra, then only a Turbo straight six will do. Though I have a feeling they'll stick in a V8.
     
  16. RocZX

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    The Surpa is rumored to have a V6 and be a hybrid.
     
  17. R1600Turbo

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    I think the Inline-6 is on it's way out, sadly. Who all uses them anymore? BMW right now, but they're slowly switching to V6 engines...
     
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    It's a divisive car. I'm not at all keen because there are far too many odd details scattered haphazardly about the car, and it's poorly proportioned - very slab-sided, the back end is like a bus and the glasshouse looks too small compared with the rest of the vehicle.

    It's undoubtedly an impressively-engineered machine but visually it's one of the least resolved cars on the road.

    That red Lexus/Toyota above looks like an LF-A stripped of all the ridiculous detailing and given more pleasing proportions.
     
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    I think if they made a new supra its should like the old one. But with updated tech.
    Look at this car porn...
    [​IMG]
     
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    I totally agree, same shell, different engine, updated interior and parts.
     
  21. R1600Turbo

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    Mazda could do that with the new RX-7 as well. FD shell, new everything else.
     
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    The new Supra has to be turbo charged. Screw large V8s and what not, it has to be turbo charged. Or at least make two models, one turbo and one N/A.

    Just like how Nissan stuck to the turbo route for the GT-R, Toyota should do the same.

    Besides, aren't forced induced, small engines the current trend for car makers to lower the carbon emissions?
     
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    Seriously if they did make something like this the world would go crazy. The same style just with updated styling. I also think they should make it super fast more like the GTR.
     
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    As long as it continues having a iron block :dopey:.
     
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    The model from the picture of the video looks to have too much of a sedan sortof thing going on, I'm not sure how to describe it. The roofline looks odd for a sports car as well.
     
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    Because that makes sense. :lol:

    I would like it if they kept the original shell. That car was one of the most beautiful cars of it's time, still is. It doesn't look like a design made 16 years ago either, so it could work. Problem is, people may buy it, but Toyota won't make it. They're going to change the styling up completely. I hardly doubt they'll include any styling cues from the old one. Like the GTR kept the rocket booater taillights.
     
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    That concept is very nice looking. Hope it is the next Supra.

    I struggle to think how anyone can say the LF-A has poor proportions?

    [​IMG]

    That is the perfect FR shape.
     
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    They're pretty much identical, except for the scoop thing between the B and C pillars.