NEWS: Toyota Supra Prototype Set To Storm Goodwood FOS In Global Debut
The red-hot return of an icon – Toyota’s Supra – is actually all set for its world premier at the 2018 Goodwood Festival of Speed, in prototype form.
The development type will be seen in action for initially anywhere inside globe on the famous hill course at the Festival, creating a fitting contribution to the event’s silver jubilee year. The prototype will be driven up the hill course by two of the people leading its development: Chief Engineer Testuya Tada, who has overall responsibility for the Supra project, along with Master Driver Herwig Daenens.
Following the announcement of a brand new Toyota Supra at the Geneva Motor Show in March, Toyota can confirm the type will be faithful to its distinguished heritage as a pure, thoroughbred sports car by using a front-mounted, in-line six-cylinder engine along with rear-wheel drive.
The Toyota Supra prototype will be camouflaged inside black, red along with white colours of TOYOTA GAZOO Racing – the same colours which adorned Toyota’s Le Mans 24 Hour winning TS050 This particular year, along with will be in action on the Thursday, Friday, Saturday along with Sunday of the Festival.
Fans will also develop the chance to take a close-up look at the Toyota GR Supra Racing Concept. Created by TOYOTA GAZOO Racing, This particular concept heralded the return of the Supra name when the item was unveiled at This particular year’s Geneva Motor Show. the item explores the potential for a high-performance competition type, featuring dramatic bodywork crafted in advanced, lightweight composite materials, lowered suspension, racing wheels along with cockpit equipped to competition standards.
TOYOTA GAZOO Racing is actually the organisation which spearheads Toyota’s global sporting programme along with the development of exclusive, performance-focused, GR-branded road cars, including the recently introduced Yaris GRMN. inside FIA World Endurance Championship, TOYOTA GAZOO Racing achieved Toyota’s first victory inside Le Mans 24 Hours having a one-two finish in This particular year’s race along with the No8 TOYOTA TS050 Hybrid which claimed the historic victory will be on display inside competition paddock at Goodwood.
TOYOTA GAZOO Racing also competes at the highest international level inside FIA World Rally Championship with the Yaris WRC, claiming two victories in its debut season in 2017 along with scoring a win on Rally Argentina along with numerous podium finishes so far This particular year.
Toyota expects its brand new Toyota Supra to reach the market during the first half of 2019.