The 2020 Toyota Supra won’t be offered with a manual transmission or the reputed 255-torque 2.0-liter turbo-4 motor when it dispatches in the U.S. In any case, there’s motivation to stay cheerful that both will discover their way to the U.S.- spec vehicle. Ben Haushalter, senior manager of product planning for sports cars said: “At the launch for the first model we’re all inline-6 all the time. Then we’ll look at the life-cycle after that”.
Haushalter affirmed the drive figures distributed to Toyota Japan’s website, which demonstrates two extra turbo-4 variations of Supra beside the 3.0-liter inline-6 controlled vehicle. Remember, these are Japanese specs, and the numbers could change for different markets. We adopted last July that Toyota wanted to offer a turbo-4 motor, sourced from BMW. The Supra’s central designer, Tetsuya Tada, affirmed the variation and noted it will be the powertrain of decision for those tingling to swap in a 2JZ inline-6 motor, the trademark powerplant from the fourth-age Supra.
Main concern: just the voices of potential purchasers will persuade Toyota to offer a manual for sale to the public. It remains unseen how a turbo-4 model or manual transmission alternative would influence the Supra’s value point. however, we envision the last would please many a purist.