Toyota GR Supra 2.0L variant launched in Europe – 258 PS/400 Nm, Fuji Speedway version restricted to 200 models

The Toyota GR Supra is headed to the European market with a 2.Zero litre engined variant, the Japanese automaker has introduced, and manufacturing of this smaller capability model is ‘as a result of begin shortly’ with international gross sales to start in March this yr. The European market will obtain the upper of the 2 states of tune for the two.Zero litre turbocharged inline-four engine introduced on the automotive’s global debut exactly a year ago.

This might be the B48 unit producing 258 hp between 5,000 rpm and 6,500 rpm, and 400 Nm of torque between 1,550 rpm and 4,400 rpm; this output variant is understood within the Japan market because the SZ-R. In impact, these output figures are equivalent to these from the G29 BMW Z4 sDrive30i and the G20 BMW 330i which we get right here in Malaysia.

Outputs are despatched to the rear wheels through a ZF 8HP51 eight-speed automated transmission, and the 0-100 km/h run is elapsed in 5.2 seconds. Exhaust CO2 emissions are 172 g/km on the WLTP take a look at cycle, with mixed gas consumption rated at 6.Three l/100 km on the NEDC cycle.

Weight discount is the apparent profit right here on the two.Zero litre automotive in comparison with its 3.Zero litre inline-six-powered sibling, and Toyota says the smaller-engined model weighs in at 1,395 kg (kerb weight with out driver), or 100 kg lower than the six-pot. This helps the Supra attain its supreme 50:50 weight distribution, says Toyota.

The two.Zero litre GR Supra options the identical ‘golden ratio’ for optimum dealing with efficiency, notes Toyota, referring to the ratio of 1.55 between the wheelbase and monitor width. The two.Zero litre Supra has wheelbase of two,470 mm, whereas entrance and rear monitor widths are 1,594 mm and 1,589 mm respectively. Suspensions stays a MacPherson strut setup in entrance and a five-link setup on the rear, with electrically assisted rack-and-pinion steering.

Brakes are 330 mm ventilated discs with floating calipers entrance and rear as customary, whereas the Sport pack employs 348 mm entrance discs with four-pot mounted calipers in entrance and 345 mm discs on the again. Quite a lot of tools packs could be specified for the European market 2.Zero litre Supra. This shall be supplied in Reside specification as a base, that includes 18-inch alloy wheels, a four-speaker audio system with an 8.8-inch show and black Alcantara sports activities seats as customary.

The included security suite contains Pre-Crash Security with Braking Operate, Pedestrian and Bike owner detection with Braking Operate, Lane Hold Help [LKA] with Lively Steering, Highway Signal Help and an Clever Pace Help. Further tools packs embody the Join pack, which options satellite tv for pc navigation and connectivity to on-line companies, whereas the Sport pack provides an lively rear differential, adaptive suspension and the aforementioned uprated brakes.

The Premium pack rounds up the equipment listing, and features a 12-speaker JBL premium sound system, head-up show, wi-fi smartphone charger, black leather-based upholstery and energy seat adjustment with reminiscence setting. The Premium pack attracts from the Join pack, whereas including to the vehicles storage and lighting options, says Toyota.

The European arrival of the two.Zero litre A90 Supra is commemorated by the Fuji Speedway restricted version mannequin, which is available in a white metallic exterior paint end and 19-inch matte black alloys with pink aspect mirror housings. Inside, the Fuji Speedway version will get carbon-fibre dashboard trim inserts with pink and black Alcantara upholstery. This model comes with the complete complement of apparatus from the Join and Sport packs, and is proscribed to a run of 200 models in Europe.

The Toyota GR Supra obtained a heat welcome in Europe, with 1,150 vehicles bought on the continent by the top of 2019. A 95% majority plumped for the upper specification fashions, Toyota stated.

In Malaysia, the fifth-generation, 3.Zero litre Toyota Supra arrived in September with a price ticket from RM568,000 in sole GTS specification, which yields 340 PS and 500 Nm of torque. Our man Jonathan Lee has sampled the modern-day Japanese icon right here in Malaysia; watch the video under to search out out what we consider it.

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