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Toyota Supra to lap Nurburgring in around 7:40

If you hadn't gathered by now, the new Toyota Supra is kind of a big deal. But amid the storm of details about transmissions, engines and design, one figure has been conspicuously absent: a lap time at the Nurburgring. Turns out, there's a very good reason for that...

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Toyota Supra manual reliant on "mass market demand"
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Toyota Supra manual reliant on "mass market demand"

The idea of a manual Toyota Supra had enthusiasts very, very excited last year. When Masayuki Kai, assistant chief engineer on the project, told journalists a three-pedal variant is in development and could be coming to right-hand drive markets, the CarAdvice comments caught fire. Turns out, the equation might not be so simple...


2020 Toyota Supra: Base four-cylinder to offer 145kW in Japan
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2020 Toyota Supra: Base four-cylinder to offer 145kW in Japan

Hot on the heels of the flagship A90 Supra reveal in Detroit, the official Toyota website in Japan appears to have unveiled outputs for the cheaper four-cylinder options set to follow it. In its home market, the basic Supra SZ will be powered by a turbocharged four-cylinder engine making 145kW of power, good for a 6.5-second run to 100km/h...


2020 Toyota Supra unveiled: Japan's latest hero goes official at last
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2020 Toyota Supra unveiled: Japan's latest hero goes official at last

The last Toyota Supra went out of production in 2002, and our first story on the potential for its rebirth came in 2007 – a year after CarAdvice was founded – with the idea that the FT-HS concept could become the fifth-generation Supra...


This week's top news stories: January 13, 2019
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This week's top news stories: January 13, 2019

The automotive news wheel is always turning. If you’re not constantly checking CarAdvice – which you should be doing, by the way – it can be easy for some headlines to slip through the cracks. To make sure you haven’t missed anything important, we’ve gathered what we reckon are the hottest news stories from this week, right here...


Toyota Supra: GT500 racing concept revealed in Tokyo
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Toyota Supra: GT500 racing concept revealed in Tokyo

Toyota has revealed the GR Supra Super GT concept at the Tokyo Auto Salon this week, confirming its entry into its home country's 'Super GT' championship from next year. First previewed last month, the Super GT concept is a little different to the Supra Gazoo Racing concept shown at the 2018 Geneva motor show, which looked more like a GT3 race car...


2020 Toyota Supra revealed: Promo video slips through the net
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2020 Toyota Supra revealed: Promo video slips through the net

The Toyota Supra has surfaced once again, this time through the official reveal video presumably meant to be shown at the reborn sports car's unveiling in Detroit on January 14. During the 45-second clip, the red coupe can be seen revving its turbocharged inline six, and tearing up a dark under-bridge car park...


2020 Toyota Supra exterior accidentally revealed
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2020 Toyota Supra exterior accidentally revealed

The exterior of the fifth-generation Toyota Supra has been accidentally revealed a few weeks ahead of its official launch at the 2019 Detroit motor show. These images were originally posted by user t93 on the forums of Supra MkV.com. T93 claims it was sent to them when they signed up for the waiting list on Toyota Germany's website...


2019 Toyota Supra tested in Australia
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2019 Toyota Supra tested in Australia

Toyota has tested the new Supra sports car on Australian roads before it arrives in showrooms in the second half of next year. However, rather than making changes to suit local conditions, the week-long exercise was used to validate settings already developed on foreign roads...


CarAdvice podcast 133: Camaro v Mustang!
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CarAdvice podcast 133: Camaro v Mustang!

Join Mandy Turner, Trent Nikolic, and Tony Crawford in Sydney for the CarAdvice Christmas Party! Tony talks about his new purchase, a Ford Mustang Bullitt, and we announce the winner of guess the exhaust. In car news, external airbags have been put to the test, an i30 N Line has joined the Hyundai range, the McLaren 720S Spider has been revealed, and the Toyota GR Supra Super GT Concept has been teased...


2020 Toyota Supra front-end leaked undisguised
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2020 Toyota Supra front-end leaked undisguised

The fifth-generation Toyota Supra has finally been spied completely undisguised ahead of its debut at the 2019 Detroit motor show in mid-January. After teasers, spy photos, a disguised debut at the Goodwood Festival of Speed, prototype reviews, and a nagging suspicion we might be all be the automotive equivalent of Sisyphus, Supra MkV forum has been handed our first clear look at the production sports car...


Toyota GR Supra Super GT concept teased
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Toyota GR Supra Super GT concept teased

Toyota has issued a shadowy teaser image of the racy GR Supra Super GT concept this week ahead of its reveal at the Tokyo Auto Salon on January 11. Not much has been detailed about the vehicle, though the 'Super GT' moniker indicates the concept will likely preview Toyota and Gazoo Racing's upcoming entry into the Japanese Super GT touring car series, currently dominated by motorsport versions of the Nissan GT-R, Honda NSX and Lexus LC...


CarAdvice podcast 127: 2019 Chevrolet Camaro review!
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CarAdvice podcast 127: 2019 Chevrolet Camaro review!

Mandy Turner, Mike Costello, and James Wong join you this week. In car news, the Mazda CX-8 is getting a turbo petrol engine in Japan, Ford has announced it's skipping the Geneva motor show, the Porsche 911 Project Gold has sold for $4m, and Toyota's all-new Supra has been confirmed for the Detroit motor show...


Toyota Supra confirmed for Detroit, here second half of 2019
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Toyota Supra confirmed for Detroit, here second half of 2019

The Toyota Supra will make its global production debut at the 2019 Detroit motor show in January, ending the protracted, drawn-out tease. What's more, it'll be here in the second half of next year. By this point, there are very few secrets about the reborn Toyota sports car...


2019 Toyota Supra spied inside and out
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2019 Toyota Supra spied inside and out

The all-new Toyota Supra has been snapped by spy photographers once again, this time showing parts of its cabin. Earlier this month a leaked parts catalogue gave an indication of the Supra's interior components – pretty much confirming most bits will be shared with the related BMW Z4 – and these latest images add to that...


2019 Toyota Supra: Specs leak offers an inside look
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2019 Toyota Supra: Specs leak offers an inside look

A parts catalogue posted on Supra MKV forums has revealed details about the spec of Toyota's upcoming sports coupe. The catalogue, which appears to be a BMW internal document, shows just how heavily Toyota has leant on its German development partner in the Supra's cabin. Before we get into that, though, the engines: on BMW's documentation, the car is listed in 20i, 30i and 40i guises...


2019 Toyota Supra to debut at Detroit motor show
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2019 Toyota Supra to debut at Detroit motor show

The fifth-generation Toyota Supra will be unveiled at the 2019 Detroit motor show, which begins on January 14. In a reply to one of its own Facebook posts, Toyota Germany stated: "World premiere [of the new Supra] is at the Detroit motor show in January. We still need some patience." Although the company has since taken down the comment, it was captured by a user on the SupraMkV...


CarAdvice podcast 121: Full coverage on 2019 Toyota Supra!
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CarAdvice podcast 121: Full coverage on 2019 Toyota Supra!

On the podcast this week are Mandy Turner, Mike Stevens, and Scott Collie. In car news, we cover off all the Toyota Supra information, along with details about the Mercedes-AMG A35 and Audi e-tron Quattro. Also, pricing and specs for the Ford Focus have been released, and we cover Ferrari's five-year plan – which includes an SUV...


Without BMW there would be no Supra - Toyota
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Without BMW there would be no Supra - Toyota

Despite carrying serious brand cachet, the new BMW Z4 and Toyota Supra wouldn't exist if the brands didn't collaborate on development of their respective models. Speaking to media at the first drive of the 2019 Toyota Supra, assistant chief engineer Masayuki Kai told journalists that it's a sad reality that in today's day and age, sports cars need co-development to make business sense...


Toyota Supra could become a convertible
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Toyota Supra could become a convertible

Despite sharing a platform with the all-new BMW Z4 convertible, Toyota made no mention of a drop-top Supra, but that could all change with future model updates. Speaking to media at the global drive of the all-new 2019 Toyota Supra, assistant chief engineer, Masayuki Kai, told media that they haven't ruled out introducing a convertible version of the Supra down the line...