1. Hubert

    Hubert Nov 7, 2019

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  2. Mspeedster

    Mspeedster Nov 7, 2019

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    If only they'd release a production version with that rear wing and a stick shift manual. It's amazing how just that wing makes the car look so much more like a "Supra".

    However the Supra did not do well in MotorTrend's 2019 Best Driver's Car rankings, finishing in last place. :(
    https://www.motortrend.com/news/2019-best-drivers-car-rankings/
     
  3. kappa_md

    kappa_md Nov 7, 2019

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    Motortrend have the right to their own opinion and views. It’s alright :) How about analyzing the car’s performance with the price? ;) Fun per dollar? :p Add to that the WoW factor! & limitless aftermarket & customization support ::rimshot:: no other car in that list comes close ::bleh::
     
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  4. kappa_md

    kappa_md Nov 7, 2019

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    Supra FEVER @ SEMA 2019! ::popcorn::

    YEAR of the Supra! ::rimshot::
     
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  5. Mspeedster

    Mspeedster Nov 8, 2019

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    Love your enthusiasm! Do you own one?
     
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  6. kappa_md

    kappa_md Nov 8, 2019

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    I’ve driven one ;) waiting for the facelift version :)
     
  7. kappa_md

    kappa_md Jul 22, 2020

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    Since I’m waiting (and saving up ;)) for the updated & facelift MkV GR Supra in a few years down :D, I’ll probably have to settle for this white MkIV TRD 3000GT Supra first to inspire me ::love::
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  8. Pitfitter446

    Pitfitter446 Jul 22, 2020

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    I drove a Supra when the local dealer had one on demo, asked about a manual version, the reply- ‘Oh nobody wants a manual box’ declined to order one, he seemed surprised?
     
  9. kappa_md

    kappa_md Jul 22, 2020

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    I’m not sure if an MT will really come out down the line, I hope so. But an MT or AT is not the dealbreaker for me ;)

    If you are familiar with Japan’s Super GT500 and GT300, they had the first race last weekend at Fuji Speedway, it was the GR Supra’s debut race also and out of 6 Supras in the Super GT500, Toyota Gazoo Racing finished occupying the Top1-5 positions, even the GT300 was won by a Supra. ::psy::::psy:: Truly amazing platform and solidly built by Chief Enginer Tetsuya Tada who also made the capable handling and 86 ;)

    I think more than the engine or suspension the well built chassis and balance are the clincher which reflects an extremely good handling car :thumbsup: That makes for me an exciting and fun car for drive :)
     
  10. abrod520

    abrod520 Jul 22, 2020

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    Hate to burst your bubble man but neither Tada nor anyone else at Toyota actually designed anything on the car...

    I think there may have been some rumors about a manual for the 4-cylinder version, but not likely for any of the interesting trims.
     
  11. kappa_md

    kappa_md Jul 22, 2020

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    Haha no bubble bursting here :D It’s all good, I understand this car has brought much divisiveness in the internet (in a similar vain like TAG Heuer :p LOL) but I own a Toyota GR 86 and this car just feels amazing! I’d like to give praise to the chief engineer who made it possible :thumbsup: Even some of my Toyota friends are on the skeptic side on the GR Supra, but again it’s all good ;) This would not come into fruition if Toyota didn’t collaborate with BMW just like if Toyota didn’t collaborate with Subaru for the 86/BRZ which is a well praised handling/balance car albeit the “power”.

    I’ll just leave this two links from two highly regarded German auto groups, Auto Bild & Sport Auto. The Sun Rising at the Land of BMWs, Porsches & Mercs ;)

    Golden Steering Award 2019 (Sports Car category)
    https://www.autobild.de/artikel/goldenes-lenkrad-2019-15968797.html

    Sport Auto Best Handling Car 2020
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  12. abrod520

    abrod520 Jul 23, 2020

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    Oh I'm not arguing that the Supra is bad - it's maybe not for me, but by all accounts it's quite good, especially the updated 2021 model. It's just that it's a BMW through and through, essentially what could have been if BMW had any care at all for sportiness anymore
     
  13. kappa_md

    kappa_md Jul 23, 2020

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    I’m actually excited with the driving experience ;) So many good reviews & feedback, but still holding out for the later editions so Toyota (& BMW) have already sorted out all the gremlins, issues & recalls that come with a new platform. Imagine, +50 whp in 1 year update is awesome :D Haha Good things can come to those who know how to wait (patience) :thumbsup:

    I do have to admit, Toyota makes a better BMW (from BMW parts) :p

    Japanese Tuning x German Engineering = The Silk Road. Best of Both Worlds ::psy::::psy::

    Peace ::rimshot::
     
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    abrod520 Jul 24, 2020

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    I think they just gave the true power number, as the "335hp" 2020 Supras were dynoing (and performing) at closer to the Z4's 382hp.
     
  15. kappa_md

    kappa_md Jul 24, 2020

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    Underrated horsepower rating. BMW’s rating has always been like that or the “bhp” advertised is closer to the actual “whp” ;)

    I’m not really after more HP to be honest. The driving dynamics is actually what is more fun for me :thumbsup:

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