New Supra that rolls off the Toyota plant exclusively with guns, can still get a manual transmission. This information is shared Car and Driver, citing a Japanese portal Mag X.
According to the publication, “mechanics” may be one of the ways heat demand by attracting fans of “trehpedalnyh” cars. Earlier, representatives of Toyota have said that the prototype of a new generation Supra with a box already assembled and tested.
What motor will get the coupe with the “mechanics” is still unknown. One of the options – four-cylinder 2.0-liter engine capacity of 258 horsepower from a BMW Z4, which has already claimed for Supra 2021 model year. On the Z4 it is the base of and is aggregated with a manual transmission.
It is also possible that in “charged” special version GRMN Supra I will be inline six-cylinder engine BMW, outstanding 510 horsepower. Motor claimed for the family of M3 and M4 next generation, which will work both with machine and with the optional “mechanics”. GRMN Supra will be released in limited edition of 200 copies, and the main transmission will be a seven-speed double clutch “robot”.
New Toyota Supra was already equipped with the “mechanics” in November last year, the first instance of such a compartment have collected tuning Studio European Auto Group. Replacement machine for a six-speed transmission BMW has done masters in 12 thousand dollars.
Chief engineer of Toyota Tetsuya Tada had previously made the installation of the “mechanics” on a Supra, if there is sufficient demand. However, later he denied his words, saying that the coupe is the “mechanics” will not be released, and for fans of the powertrain in the palette there is an alternative to Toyota – GT86 sports car.