Toyota Supra is one such car which doesn’t fail to please every car enthusiasts. Unfortunately, Toyota shelved this model in 2002 and had not been around since then. But behold as several rumors and speculations hold that a new Supra is going to be brought up as 2018 Toyota Supra.
2018 Toyota Supra Concept
To throw in some analogy, Toyota launched its FT-1 Concept in 2014 and several sporty prototypes have been spotted recently. This is also a hint to the fact that Toyota is soon going to resurrect the long forgotten Supra. Now, several spy shots of the next-generation Supra have come up. The only hiccup is that the test model is heavily camouflaged but that doesn’t stop curiosity to get overboard.
2018 Toyota Supra Design and Technology
However, it has been said that the test model in these spy shots does not incorporate production-ready front and rear end parts. This also suggests that a significant change is in due for Toyota Supra 2018.
Having a closer look at these spy shots, this model seems to be inspired by FT-1 Concept and some design cues are similar. Meanwhile, there lies a big question whether the exterior styling depicted by spy shots are production ready.
The front fascia of this 2018 Toyota Supra holds slender headlights and toned-down split intake which seem to be familiar with Toyota GT86. The changes around the rest of its body are still doubtful to be confirmed as the spy shot model holds prototype elements. Nevertheless, a small spoiler is featured on the trunk lid which is likely to be used in production models.
The test model also incorporates skinny taillights that have been pushed to the edges of the `rear fascia. The production model might include large cutouts for exhaust section, though the exhaust pipes will not be large. All in all, this upcoming Supra’s exterior styling will definitely keep up with the modern trends.
Although the spy shots of 2018 Toyota Supra offer a glance at the inside of this vehicle, there’s not much to know about. Experts have predicted that the interior of this new Toyota Supra will not be as sporty as that of FT-1 Concept.
In order to compete with models like Acura NSX, the company will definitely focus on luxury and convenience. Doing such would include leather upholstery in seats, extensive use of aluminum trims and contrast stitching. Experts have said that a performance specific display will be incorporated in the bespoke instrument cluster. Sporty pedals and seats might also be featured.
2018 Toyota Supra Engine Specs
As numerous rumors and assumptions of a next generation Toyota Supra have piled up over the years. Most of them suggest that a new twin-turbocharged V6 engine will be used. This mysterious engine might be able to crank out 400 hp and similar amounts of torque.
2018 Toyota Supra Release Date
As far as the release date of this upcoming 2018 Toyota Supra is concerned, the makers might present it during the early start of 2018 or probably by the 2nd half of 2018. There’s no official word on its pricing and might be disclosed shortly.