Toyota set to re-launch new Supra in 2011


The fifth generation of the high performance Toyota Supra will be produced in a hybrid version. The engine is taken from the Lexus range and will develop 400HP.

The Future Toyota Supra will be a high performance model, which will be launched around 2011 and will have a hybrid version. This engine will be placed up front and it will be powered through the rear wheels. A Prototype of this model should be ready for test engineers at Toyota by the end of this year. The second generation of FT-HS concept Supra will be presented at the Auto Salon in Tokyo later this year.

The Toyota Supra will also be available in non-hybrid versions, they will be equipped with a V6 engine of 3.5 liters, while the hybrid unit will be equipped with a V6 2GR-propeller of 3.5 liters VSE. The V6 Unit will be taken from the Lexus GS450h and will be coupled to a hybrid drivetrain. In this configuration, the model will give around 400 HP and a production version will also be presented during 2010.

Source: Automarket

2 thoughts on “Toyota set to re-launch new Supra in 2011

  • September 21, 2009 at 3:38 pm

    Will there be a convertible?

  • September 21, 2009 at 7:48 pm

    Rumour says there will be both coupe and convertible version of the car, probably introduced at the same time. The convertible is reported to have a folding hard top and is intented to be more of a boutique car than a serious sport car. The coupe, however, will be just that, eqquiped with a 5 liter V8 engine producing 450 hp and 383 lbs-ft of torque.

    Guess we’ll have to wait and see if any of them materialise…

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