Toyota's GR (Gazoo Racing) division has been making waves in the automotive world with its lineup of performance vehicles, designed to re-ignite the passions of driving enthusiasts around the globe. The latest addition to this adrenaline-fueled family is the manual Toyota GR Supra. It’s a powerhouse promising to deliver an authentic and engaging driving experience. Building upon the success of the GR Yaris, the GR Supra with its 285kW engine, is a testament to Toyota's commitment to performance, innovation, and creating driver-focused vehicles.
GR Supra: A legend reimagined
The Supra brand has earned its place as a legend in the world of sports cars, and the new manual gearbox in the current GR Supra variant only amplifies its appeal. Beneath the bonnet lies a formidable 3.0-litre inline-six engine, generating 285 kW, a bump from the standard 250 kW. The manual transmission is a welcome addition, offering drivers a direct connection to the car's performance and road dynamics. With its rear-wheel-drive setup, the GR Supra promises a dynamic driving experience.
A nod to the GR Yaris and GR Corolla
The Manual Gearbox Toyota GR Supra shares its DNA with its smaller siblings, the GR Yaris and GR Corolla, both of which have garnered critical acclaim for their performance and handling prowess.
The GR Yaris, a rally-inspired hot hatch, set a new benchmark in the world of compact performance cars. Its lightweight design, advanced AWD system, and turbocharged engine made it an instant favourite among enthusiasts. The lessons learned from the GR Yaris's development have undoubtedly influenced the engineering of vehicles like the GR Corolla, which recently made its local debut.
Toyota GR Supra Price
The introduction of a manual version of the Toyota GR Supra is pivotal and a gift from the motoring gods. No longer will there be a contest between the Supra and its donor vehicle, the BMW Z4 M40i. Admission into this coveted motoring circle is R1 417 500 for the manual GR Supra and R1 451 800 for its automatic transmission variant.
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