Watch Japan's new sports car make its dynamic debut at the Festival of Speed.

The Supra may still be under wraps – well, mostly – but that hasn't stopped Toyota from previewing its upcoming sports flagship at the Goodwood Festival of Speed this week.

Earlier this week, the company's European arm said it "expects" the new-generation Supra to go on sale globally in the first half of 2019, and feature a front-mounted in-line six-cylinder engine sending drive to the rear wheels – keeping it "faithful" to the nameplate's "distinguished heritage as a pure, sports car thoroughbred".

Dubbed 'A90', the new Supra is based on a platform that Toyota has co-developed with BMW – an architecture that will also serve as the basis for the new-generation Z4 roadster.

Although both vehicles ride on the same platform, and will be built alongside one another at Magna Steyr's factory in Graz, Austria, the German and Japanese automakers have been at pains to point out the two cars are distinctly styled, and have been tuned to drive differently.

In the interim, you can get a first look at the new Supra in motion at this year's Festival of Speed below: