The new sports car is on its way and it looks like it will come under the company’s performance division brand, as 2019 Toyota Supra Gazoo. Car lovers have been waiting for the successor of the legendary Supra for years. The most recent version ended its production in 2002. After that, we are constantly hearing rumors about next generation. In past few years, many details leaked, starting from the cooperation with BMW, to the revival of the legendary nameplate.
The great news is now coming from Geneva. The ongoing car show brings many premieres and one of them is new 2019 Supra Gazoo. The new model is still in a form of a concept, but we can clearly see the direction when the production model will go. Still, some details about the new model are still unclear.
2019 Toyota Supra Gazoo design
The 2019 Toyota Supra Gazoo concept is currently having a premiere at the ongoing car show in Geneva. It seems that most of the recent rumors were true. The new model comes as a production of cooperation with BMW. The new model will have a lot in common with the upcoming-generation Z4. Things like platform and engine will be shared. According to our reliable sources, the new platform brings many benefits.
For example, the new sports coupe will weigh less than 3300 pounds, which should be enough save for amazing performances. Compared to the new Z4, which is a roadster, 2019 Toyota Supra Gazoo comes in its traditional manner. It is a classic hardtop which features recognizable curvy lines from the previous generation.
2019 Toyota Supra Gazoo styling
The concept version of 2019 Toyota Supra Gazoo is having a premiere at the Geneva at the moment. Although just a concept, it is a clear indicator of how the new generation of this iconic model will look like. Changes on the production model are expected to be minimal. This concept comes under Gazoo badge. Still, we are sure will the production model will also carry this badge, or just Toyota, or both. In any case, the new model looks amazing. With its curvy lines, it closely resembles the legendary previous generation. A huge spoiler at the back is included too. Still, there are also many new details, which make a perfect combination of retro and modern elements.
When it comes to the interior design, more precise details are yet to come. Still, we are sure that the new model will feature Supra’s traditional driver-oriented cab design etc.
2019 Toyota Supra Gazoo engine
There were many rumors about the engine in past few years. It is true that the new 2019 Toyota Supra Gazoo will use BMW’s powertrain. In the beginning, it was expected that the new model will come in several engine options, including both 4- and 6-cylinder engines. However, it is now clear that the company will stick to its traditional turbo-six philosophy. So, expect just one engine in the offer. It will be the BMW’s famous 3.0-liter inline-six. In the current version, it delivers around 335 horsepower and 370 pound-feet of torque. Still, some additional tunings are possible too.
2019 Toyota Supra Gazoo release date
As we already mentioned, the new model is having a premiere at the ongoing Geneva Motor Show as 2019 Toyota Supra Gazoo concept. When the production version will be available, it is still early to say. We hope it will come by the end of the year. The exact name is yet to be chosen. It could come both as Toyota Supra and Toyota Gazoo Supra. Still, some sources suggest it will come completely under the Gazoo badger, as Gazoo Supra.