Toyota Supra at Goodwood: Here's the prototype in the metal

Doris Richards
July 18, 2018

Previous iterations of the Toyota Supra carried two engine options - a naturally aspirated one, and a turbocharged one.

Toyota has already confirmed that the new Supra will draw its urge from an inline six-cylinder engine (and hinted at its torque output). And a new transmission document discovered by Road & Track confirms this, listing the Supra as being powered by BMW's single-turbo 3,0-litre B58B30 engine, in this case worth 250 kW. The second engine is BMW's B48B20 turbocharged I4, and it's believed to produce a more sedate 262 horsepower.

At the Goodwood Festival of Speed this past weekend, the Supra's chief engineer Testsuya Tada told Road & Track that a more affordable four-cylinder variant would also be offered. Existing Supra owners got a closed-doors invite to see the new prototype, and Toyota brought all generations together for the first time.


The recent "reveal" of the Toyota Supra at the Goodwood Festival of Speed was exciting but a bit disappointing.

Toyota has said little about the six-cylinder powerplant set to live under the hood of its much-hyped new sports auto, but had said absolutely nothing about a four-cylinder until Road & Track confronted them about it. It's believed that the vehicle could debut as early as the Paris or LA auto shows in the fall, so keep your eyes peeled to Roadshow for any additional developments.

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