Toyota Supra (A90)

Discussion in 'Auto News' started by RocZX, Dec 13, 2011.

  1. VXR

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    It's a Playstation car being the biggest label thrown at it, which seems perverse because I'd expect most of those saying it couldn't handle a 200hp car properly let alone 500+ without high levels of traction and grip engineered in.

    Saturday Update; my girlfriend is looking at a used car within the Toyota dealership and the A90 quite literally stopped me in my tracks.

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    If I could have it in the blue of the Prius, then I'd be very happy.

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    Before this past Saturday, I never got to see the latest Toyota Supra in person. In fact, at the 2020 Houston Auto Show, I saw three of these! I still think this car is styled too aggressively to be beautiful or stylish. I do, though, love its stock car variant. The latest Supra is growing on me, but very slowly.
     
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    I still have yet to see one on the road, only in the showrooms. It would be interesting if these get real cheap in the next few years, that BMW unreliability though...
     
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    Saw a black one today. It may have been purchased for benchmark testing for another vehicle that's getting a refresh soon. ;)
     
  5. VXR

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    I got to see a red one yesterday when my girlfriend picked up her new car. Absolutely stunning in that colour.
     
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    https://www.carscoops.com/2020/02/2...55-hp-turbo-four-382-hp-3-0l-and-a91-edition/



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  7. 05XR8

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    I'm expecting to see the 2.0 in GT Sport. Soon™ :lol::D
     
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    The 2.0 Turbo is good news in my opinion. Should be easy to chip it towards 300hp, less weight, less Dollars. Handling could be a bit more sharp too, as it, as Toyota promised, should weight about 100kg less. And it can maybe give the Supra a longer live, as this will reduce the average fuel consumption of the model line up. Also I expect, that the used car value of the 4 cylinder will not be as good as it´s bigger brother, so maybe we can have in a few years quite some wellpriced Supras at the dealerships.
     
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  10. 05XR8

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    Waits for the first Supra 2.0 to 86/BRZ/Scion engine swap.
     
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    Since the Supra was released, I start to appreciate the GT86 a lot more. If it was legally possible over here in this retarded country State to put a turbo intercooler or supercharger (correct?) on a GT86, I'd definitely without a doubt go for the GT86 and definitely not choose this ugly overstyled Supra (sorry Supra lovers but I really don't like the Supra :p).
     
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    Rumor is that the next 86 will be turbocharged.
     
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  13. Bram Turismo

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    The tuner who did my GT86 gave me a drive in his supercharged GT86 with around 320hp. That car was in all aspects perfect!
     
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    Dan mag je jouw GT86 aan mij eens voorstellen! :p



    Translation, kind of: Then you can introduce your GT86 to me.
     
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  15. Bram Turismo

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    Well, it's not that much more powerful than stock, but I just marginally beat the new Fiesta ST in a straight line now (although probably nothing to gloat about...). Stock the GT86 has 180hp at the wheels at most, my tuner reckons it should be around 210hp at the wheels now.

    What I like most about it is the boxer engine rumble, and the fact that at 3,000 rpm it starts to pick up. It adds so much to the overall enjoyment of the car. When the weather clears up, feel free to send me a message man, we'll go for a drive! You'll find me at the Zolder racetrack every now and then! :D
     
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    That's a date. Oh wait, uuhh. Hehe :sly:

    I haven't been to the Zolder track in a very long time.

    Let me know when you'll be there and so will I.
     
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    Has anyone received their poster yet? Its been over a month since I signed up for it.
     
  18. Silver Arrows

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    An interesting write up on the Supra from Automobile's 2020 All-Stars selection:

    I mean, this probably won't change the minds of some of the JDM weebs that have been bashing this car from the time that we got a good crystallization of what the A90 would be, but at least it's still holding onto the glowing reviews that it did on first tests, in more 'real world' scenarios.
     
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    After the dust has settled, I’m really glad and very proud of toyota for finally making interesting cars again. The new supra seems awesome, and the styling has really grown on me. Ive seen a couple in the wild now and i must say they look great! Good job toyota, please continue being interesting.
     
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  20. Tornado

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    Regardless of how much hysteria the Supra is still getting not being Glorious A80 Master Race:
    This is an absurd statement, and I hope the author is just ignorant rather than actively being misleading to make a point.




    The BreezeFrees was a partnership that Toyota took point on, to the extent that part of its infamous production delays was Toyota spending half a year trying to convince Subaru to get involved even after they had been working in it by themselves anyway. Toyota working with Subaru to build it was Toyota working with what was functionally a new part of Toyota to try to pool engineering work into something a little new for both companies. Regardless of the BreezeFrees' compromises, no one called into question how much of a Toyota it was because Toyota was trying to bring it to market well before Subaru was involved at all.


    The Supra, in comparison, is the halo car of Toyota's range that Toyota had so little interest in involving themselves with that even the behind the scenes info for the development makes it sound like Toyota was just rubber stamping work BMW did by themselves and cutting it down so it bisected the Z4 and BreezeFrees in price. Whether or not it's the greatest car in the segment and holds up just as well in real use after the launch hype died down, there absolutely is barely any Toyota in it; and people who aren't provided the cars for free for magazines (and are presumably fans of the Toyota brand) are the ones who Toyota actually have to convince for whether it's a problem or not that their idea to build a Toyota enthusiast flagship was to rebody a BMW.
     
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  21. 05XR8

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    Mazda helped Toyota with the 86.
    Toyota also wanted the collaboration with BMW.
     
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  22. RandomCarGuy17

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    Oh man, I forgot to do this. I wanted to share my own pictures of seeing a Mk.5 Supra in-person for the first time. I saw these at the Washington DC Auto Show (twice).

    The design of it is growing on me more, but I'm still not a fan of the nose.
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  23. kikie

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    If you want to have an A90

     
  24. GTboyz

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    Already have one.
     
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    I don't even check comments on many sites. Just ain't worth to read them.:lol: