Tuesday, January 25, 2022
Auto Shows & Events 2020 Toyota Supra Officially Unveiled at the Detroit Auto Show

2020 Toyota Supra Officially Unveiled at the Detroit Auto Show

The last Toyota Supra happened 21 years ago. Now, after many leaks and many rumors, the second generation of Toyota’s most famous coupe is back.

The 2020 Toyota Supra was unveiled at the Detroit Auto Show this morning, showing the same sleek design we’ve seen in every Supra image leaked in recent weeks.

Before we get into it, here’s what you probably want to know about the new 2020 Supra.

  • It has 335 horsepower coming from an inline six-cylinder engine.
  • It won’t have a manual gearbox, just an 8-speed automatic transmission with paddle shifters.
  • It has two seats.
  • It will feature an adaptive suspension and an active rear differential standard
  • We don’t know what it will cost yet.
  • It arrives in time for summer.

As expected, the rear-wheel drive 2020 Toyota Supra is powered by a BMW-sourced inline six-cylinder engine with a confirmed 335 horsepower and 365 pound-feet of torque. Power gets to the two back wheels through an 8-speed automatic gearbox.

2020 Toyota Supra Matte Gray
2020 Toyota Supra

You’ll get paddle shifters but it’s not a dual-clutch gearbox. Getting to 60 mph will require 4.1 seconds.

It’s interesting to note that the new 2020 Toyota Supra doesn’t get the most powerful version of that 3.0-liter inline-six. That version goes to the BMW Z4 which will have 380 horsepower. Toyota may be keeping that engine for later.

The Supra will have a perfect 50:50 weight balance, an adaptive variable suspension which automatically adjusts damping forces in response to driver inputs and the road, and an active differential. The latter uses an electric motors and various multi-plate clutches to control lateral movements and forces.

Back to the active suspension, it will also feature two damping modes: Normal and Sport. Brembo calipers are also included.

All in all, Toyota seems to have put the emphasis on both straight-line acceleration and handling. A car that looks like the 2020 Supra needs to go fast on a winding road, and the new generation will certainly be able to do that.

2020 Toyota Supra Interior
2020 Toyota Supra

7 Available Colors For The 2020 Toyota Supra

It wouldn’t be a Toyota if it didn’t have a ton of active safety and driver assistance technologies.

Other features of the 2020 Toyota Supra include forward collision warning, automatic emergency braking with pedestrian detection, lane departure warning with steering assist, automatic high beam and road sign assist. Additional active safety and convenience features are adaptive full speed cruise control, blind spot monitor, rear cross traffic alert and rear end collision warning.

The 2020 Toyota Supra arrives in the summer, and will be available in 7 exterior colors: Red, blue, silver, white, black, dark gray and matte gray

2020 Toyota Supra Images

Trending Now

Only Ford and GM Scored Points for their Driver Monitoring Systems

The systems from BMW, Tesla and Subaru were also tested Driver monitoring makes sure the driver is paying attention to the road when...

Ford is Recalling Almost 200,000 Vehicles in the US

The 2015 Mustang and the 2014 to 2015 Fusion and Lincoln MKZ are affected Rust on the pedal’s mechanism could cause the brake...

General Motors Makes its Repair Parts Available Online

GM letting you order parts online for delivery or dealer pickup More than 45,000 GM parts added to sites In a move that feels...

David Brown Automotive Shows Off First Speedback Silverstone Edition

Just 10 cars to be built, taking 8,000 hours to build Look combines classic styling with modern chassis David Brown Automotive has just sent...

Mitsubishi 2022 Lineup: Models And Changes Overview

An all-new generation of the Mitsubishi Outlander PHEV will soon debut. Redesigned Outlander and refreshed Eclipse Cross went on sale in 2021. No...
Charles Jolicoeur
Charles Jolicoeur was studying to be a CPA when he decided to drop everything and launch a car website in 2012. Don't ask. The journey has been an interesting one, but today he has co-founded and manages 8 websites including EcoloAuto.com and MotorIllustrated.com as General Manager of NetMedia360. He also sits on the board of the Automotive Journalists Association of Canada. Send me an email

LEAVE A REPLY

Please enter your comment!
Please enter your name here

This site uses Akismet to reduce spam. Learn how your comment data is processed.