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Grannas Racing has just set a new world record with their 2,000 hp Toyota Supra MK4 drag car after completing the quarter-mile in a mere 6.9-seconds. To be more specific, this is currently the fastest quarter-mile completed by an H-Pattern manual transmission vehicle, previously held by 1997 Camaro, which completed it in 7.546 seconds. Read more for the record-setting run and additional information.
The 2020 Toyota GR Supra has an official top speed of 155 mph, but one owner discovered that the electronic limits aren’t what they seem to be. In other words, their factory A90 Supra managed to hits 163 mph (263 kilometers per hour), according to external GPS speedometer. For those who don’t know, the Autobahn in Germany has several speed-unrestricted stretches, which makes this top speed run legal in that country. Read more for the video.
On paper, Toyota says that the 2021 Supra’s turbocharged 3.0-liter inline-six cylinder engine generates 382 horsepower and 369 lb-ft of torque at the crank, but Car & Driver found out that it’s making a lot more after putting it on a dyno. How much more? Well, they discovered that a bone stock example made 388 horsepower and 421 pound-feet of torque at the wheels, or over 400 horsepower at the crank. Read more for a video and additional information.
Japan-based tuning shop Albermo has just released a body kit that turns the Toyota RAV4 into a Lamborghini Urus knockoff. The kit comes in several pieces: an unpainted front bumper ($1,291), honeycomb mesh in the corners ($75), revamped rear panel ($730) and four-piece side moldings ($150). Unfortunately, nothing was added to the stock engine to at least give it some additional performance. Read more for a video, additional pictures and information.
The 2020 Toyota GR Supra was co-developed alongside the BMW Z4, as they share platforms, engine, multiple parts of the suspension and some interior trim components. However, many races have proved that the Supra is faster than the Z4, or at least in a straight line. What if you took a modified GR Supra and pit it against a stock BMW M4? Car Wow set to find out in their latest drag racing showdown. Read more for the video and additional information.
Photo credit: Giulio Partisani via Car Scoops
Giulio Partisani isn’t just any automotive designer, as he has worked with Bertone, Ferrari, Jaguar-Land Rover and is currently working at Honda in Japan. Many love how the 2020 Toyota GR Supra looks, but it most certainly could have looked a lot better, similar to the concept you see here. This Mk5 design draws heavy inspiration from its predecessor, the Mk4. Read more for additional pictures.
Just to recap, in Back to the Future during 1985, Statler Toyota received a delivery of a new truck painted in black, and when Marty McFly returned from 1955, the improved present placed the vehicle in his garage and he had possession of the keys. This fan in California decided to create t heir own by taking a 1985 Toyota SR5 4WD extended cab and transforming it into a movie replica. Read more for a video and additional information.
German tuner Manhart traditionally modifies BMW models, but since the Z4 and GR Supra share numerous drivetrain components, they decided to give the latter a beastly makeover. Officially dubbed the Supra GR 450, Manhart’s MHTronix MHtronik Powerbox ECU remap and a “stainless steel rear silencer with valve control” boosts power to 440 horsepower and 479 pound-feet of torque. Read more for a video, additional pictures and information,
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At first glance, this looks like anything but a Porsche Boxster, but that’s exactly what this vehicle is, albeit a heavily modified version. Offered by Cohen & Cars in Marbella, Spain for $65K, think of it as a Toyota GR Supra and Renault Megane mashup. The front resembles the former, while the taillights were lifted from a Megane. Throw in some Lamborghini-style doors and you have the bizarre vehicle above. Read more for additional pictures and information.
Race car builder Stephan Papadakis is currently transforming a 2020 Toyota GR Supra with 500 miles on it into a competition-ready drift machine. For starters, he managed to boost the stock output of Toyota’s B58 engine to produce 1,033 horsepower on the dyno. Now, he continues the transformation journey as he tears down a new car to its essential safety cell in preparation for the build-up into a full competition-spec Formula Drift car before the start of the 2020 season. Read more for a video, additional pictures and information.