The Toyota Supra in New Face
Toyota Supra is known as the legendary fast cars in Japan. Even the figure of 2-door car is increasingly popular, when Paul Walker who plays Brian O’Connor in the movie Fast Furious using Supra for racing.
GR HV Sports Concept is the incarnation of Supra’s future successor. Toyota presents it at the Tokyo Motor Show, Japan October 25 until November 5, 2017. GR HV itself is short for Gazoo Racing Hybrid Vehicle.
The Character of The Design
The design refers to the Toyota Gazoo Hybrid TS050 competing in the endurance race (World Endurance Championship). Featuring a sports car character with LED headlamps as well as a charming difusser rear.
Through GR HV Toyota is not just evoking old memory however, this coupe car confirms Toyota’s closeness with racing sports.
Engine and Transmition
Targa rooftop view is also present as a symbol of the legacy of Toyota sports car past, such as the Sports 800 and of course Supra. While the interior was filled with racing nuances, including manual transmission lever that can be operated with the pattern of H.
GR HV is actually using an automatic transmission, but can also be operated with a choice of gear is pinned on the center console. This concept car using power THS-R or Toyota Hybrid System-Racing is also inspired by the ability TS050 Hybrid.
The Confirmation from Toyota in 2018
Toyota has leaked the latest generation Supra images, before being exhibited at the Geneva Motor Show in March 2018. Brand automotive from Japan it only shows the back of the legendary sports sedan.
When viewed from the picture, the iconic sports model that has a very sporty design. So quoted from Paultan, Wednesday (14/2/2018).
The curve on the side, up to the wings, reinforce the identity of Supra as a sports sedan champion Toyota.
Technical information is still rumors. Suppose carrying a hybrid engine, Supra will also offer a 2.0L engine turbo four and 3.0L V6 turbo engine.