Highlight: The GR Supra shares a platform with BMW’s Z4.
Test Vehicle’s MSRP: $56,220 (Base MSRP: $50,945)
Seating Capacity: 2
Standard Safety Features: airbags; ABS; a vehicle stability system a traction control system; a pre-collision braking system with pedestrian protection; a radar activated cruise control system; an automatic brake hold feature; a blind spot monitor with a rear traffic alert system; a lane departure warning system with steering assist; automatic high beams; a hill start assist system; and a tire pressure monitoring system
Standard Equipment: 19-inch wheels; Michelin Pilot high performance tires; rear wheel drive; an 8-speed automatic; paddle shifters; launch control; an active rear sport differential; an active exhaust; an automatic engine start/stop system; an adaptive variable sport suspension; hollow front/rear stabilizer bars; sport calibrated electric sport steering wheel; Bembro brake; automatic folding heated outside mirrors with memory function; auto leveling LED headlights; auto-tinting passenger side outside mirrors when in the reverse position; integrated rear spoiler; dual rear exhaust outlets; power front seats; driver’s seat with memory function; leather seats; a keyless entry system; a push button ignition system; a dual zone automatic climate control system; an automatic dimming rearview mirror; storage net (passenger side); and a tilt/telescopic steering wheel
Standard Equipment (Premium): a 12-speaker, 500-watt JBL audio system; 9-inch touchscreen infotainment screen; wireless smartphone charging; heated seats; Brembo red brakes; ventilated disc brakes with rear caliper, cast iron (rear) 13.6x.94; black leather sport seats; sport pedals; real time traffic updates; a heads up display system; heated seats; and a navigation system
Options: a radar activated cruise control system; a blind spot electronic monitor system; a rear cross traffic alert system; parking sensors with emergency braking; and carpeted floor mats
Other Trim Levels
Launch Edition RWD
Standard Audio On Test Vehicle: an 10-HiFi -speaker AM/FM/CD with SiriusXM satellite radio
Bluetooth Connectivity: Standard
USB Connectivity: Standard
Bumper-to-Bumper Warranty: 3 years or 36,000 miles
Powertrain Warranty: 5 years or 60,000 miles
Standard Engine/Horsepower: 3.0-liter, 6-cylinder turbo/335-hp
Recommended Fuel: Premium
Standard Fuel Mileage: 22-city/31-hwy
What’s New: After a seventeen year global absence, the stunning Toyota GR Supra nameplate returns in a smaller package, while sharing a platform with BMW’s Z4. Ironically, the original Supra exited the U.S. in 1998.
Why: After disappearing from the U.S. market 21 years ago, the snazzy-looking, rear-wheel drive, two-seater liftback made its return in July of 2019, as a 2020 model.
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