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2019 Toyota Supra Launch Edition

2019 Toyota Supra Launch Edition

It’s not as special as the first-production model that fetched $2.1 million at Barrett-Jackson, but the Supra Launch Edition is unique in its own right

Like most new cars these days, the new Toyota Supra is coming with a first-off-the-line version called the Launch Edition. Based on the sports car’s Premium trim, the Supra Launch Edition sets itself apart from the standard Supra through a number of special details and exclusive touches. Only 1,500 units of the Supra Launch Edition will be available, all of which are earmarked for the U.S. market. The first-production Supra is included in the first 1,500 units. Unfortunately, no one’s going to get it anymore since it was already auctioned off at the Barrett-Jackson auction in Scottsdale, Arizona for a whopping $2.1 million. The Supra Launch Edition, on the other hand, starts off at just $55,250.

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2020 Toyota Supra

2020 Toyota Supra

The legend returns after more than two decades!

The fifth generation of the iconic sports car, the 2020 Toyota Supra, marked the brand’s return to the U.S. market after 21 years (and in Japan after 17). Unveiled at the 2019 Detroit Auto Show, the Supra Mk. 5 goes on sale for the 2020 model with a high-performance six-cylinder engine and Toyota’s latest technology. Unlike its predecessor, the fifth-gen Supra wasn’t developed in-house by Toyota. The coupe is the result of a long collaboration with BMW, from which Toyota borrowed the chassis, engines, and transmission. Together with its motorsport division, Gazoo Racing, Toyota designed the exterior, the cabin, and retuned the suspension system. The new Supra is also the first vehicle developed by Gazoo Racing to go global. These cars were previously restricted to the Japanese market.

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Toyota Makes a Good Business Case for Not Offering the Four-Cylinder Supra in the U.S.

Toyota Makes a Good Business Case for Not Offering the Four-Cylinder Supra in the U.S.

A four-cylinder Supra that produces less than 200 horsepower would step on the 86’s toes

As expected, the U.S.-spec Toyota Supra will arrive with just one engine. Toyota made that crystal clear at the 2019 North American International Auto Show, announcing that the U.S.-bound Supra will only be offered with a 3.0-liter, turbocharged, six-cylinder engine that produces 335 horsepower and 365 pound-feet of torque. No other engine option will be available for the sports car, including the base 2.0-liter four-cylinder unit that is available in Japan. Depending on the trim and tune, that engine produces 194 horsepower and 236 pound-feet of torque or 255 horsepower and 295 pound-feet of torque. If you’re not interested in the six-cylinder Supra, there is one option that you can take: buy a BMW Z4.

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The 2020 Toyota Supra has So Many Fake Vents that it Hurts

The 2020 Toyota Supra has So Many Fake Vents that it Hurts

Toyota Supra’s Fake Vents Do Have A New Name - Design Cues

Did it all go too far with fakery on modern cars? After a whole eternity of waiting, Toyota finally revealed the new Toyota Supra. The impressions are mixed, but it seems that the Internet warriors aren’t fond of it. At all. And while I personally do like the exterior design and actually believe that the Supra will be a wonderful car to drive, I can pinpoint some obvious problems with it. One of the biggest concerns I had after I saw the prototype appear at the 2018 Goodwood Festival of Speed was the incredible amount of fake vents on the Supra. Sure, I did say at the time that I don’t mind it a lot, but I believed that Toyota would, at least, make some of them real. It did not. Our live experience at the 2019 Detroit Auto Show taught us that the new 2020 Toyota Supra GR has as many as five different fake vents.

As much as I want this car to succeed (because I do believe it is seriously good), that much fakery simply puts me off and casts a massive shade over the whole Supra lore.

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Is the 2020 Toyota Supra too Expensive? Here's what You can Buy Instead

Is the 2020 Toyota Supra too Expensive? Here’s what You can Buy Instead

$50,000 for a Toyota? Ouch!

The fifth-generation Toyota Supra is finally out in the open and everyone has an opinion about it. Some hate the BMW engineering under the skin and miss the Japanese model, while others like the idea of having a Z4 engine under the hood. Some think that Toyota downgraded the Supra from a competitor to the 911 to a rival for the smaller Cayman, while others don’t mind the more compact body. But have you noticed how much this thing costs?

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The Base 2020 Toyota Supra Has Less Power Than the Toyota 86

The Base 2020 Toyota Supra Has Less Power Than the Toyota 86

Nobody saw that coming

The Toyota Supra has arrived, and, well, it hasn’t had the glowing reception Toyota probably expected. We’ve pored over and dissected the Supra, but a new revelation from a Japanese spec sheet of the sports car shows that the base version of the Supra comes with a four-cylinder engine that produces a rather disappointing 197 horsepower and 236 pound-feet of torque. The horsepower figure, in particular, is shocking because it’s less power than the 206-horsepower Toyota 86, a sports car that was supposed to sit well below the Supra in Toyota’s sports car pecking order. Fortunately, the U.S. is unlikely to get the base Supra, leaving us with one less disappointing version of the sports car to think about.

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Yes the 2020 Toyota Supra Is a Letdown, But We Should Have Seen This Coming

Yes the 2020 Toyota Supra Is a Letdown, But We Should Have Seen This Coming

Looks like the hype train just crashed headlong into reality

There was a ton of new metal to ogle and argue over at the 2019 Detroit Auto Show, but none of the big sheet pulls were as polarizing as the 2020 Toyota Supra. After more than 20 years on the shelf, Toyota finally introduced a fifth-generation for one of the most iconic names in Japanese performance, and well, the trolls are currently lighting their digital torches. Right on schedule, too.

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Anyone Else Feel Like 4.1 Seconds to 60 MPH Is a Stretch for the 2020 Toyota Supra?

Anyone Else Feel Like 4.1 Seconds to 60 MPH Is a Stretch for the 2020 Toyota Supra?

335 horsepower, 3,400 pounds, RWD… something just doesn’t add up!

Toyota just introduced the fifth-gen Supra for the 2020 model year, and with it, a long list of performance specs. However, looking ‘em over has us scratching our heads a bit, especially with regards to the Japanese sports machine’s surprisingly quick 0-to-60 mph time.

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Three Reasons why the 2020 Toyota Supra Sucks

Three Reasons why the 2020 Toyota Supra Sucks

What do you think?

Toyota finally unveiled the new-generation Supra at the 2019 Detroit Auto Show. The unveiling comes after many years of rumors and several months of spy shots and teasers. It was one of the most anticipated vehicles for 2019, but now that it’s out there, I think it’s rather disappointing.

I know, it’s rash to judge a sports car based on a launch event and without driving it, but it’s not what it seems. I’m not saying the 2020 Supra is a bad sports car. I actually think it will prove itself performance-wise against the competition. I’m just saying that the fifth-generation Supra isn’t worthy of its badge.

And here’s why.

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Toyota Supra Returns After 21 Years with BMW Engine; And it's Not Cheap

Toyota Supra Returns After 21 Years with BMW Engine; And it’s Not Cheap

It’s quicker than the Bimmer though

After months speculation, spy shots, leaked photos and teasers, the new Toyota Supra finally made its public debut at the 2019 Detroit Auto Show. The Japanese sports car returns after 21 years with BMW underpinnings and pricing that compares to premium vehicles.

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The Toyota Supra is Not a Good-Looking Car

The Toyota Supra is Not a Good-Looking Car

Seems like Toyota simplified the FT-1 Concept a little too much

More leaked images of the Toyota Supra have surfaced online ahead of its highly anticipated debut at the 2019 North American International Show. The new — and unobstructed — images actually come from a video that was mistakenly tweeted before getting taken down. Minus a few details that we didn’t know before, the new Supra actually looks like what we’ve expected all along, confirming concerns that the sports car, at least in my mind, isn’t as good-looking as I hoped it’d be. At the very least, it has a polarizing design that’s going to draw strong reactions from a lot of people.

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Here's the Toyota Supra Before You're Supposed to See It - Hurry Up Before the Video Disappears

Here’s the Toyota Supra Before You’re Supposed to See It - Hurry Up Before the Video Disappears

Yay or nay?

The brand-new Toyota Supra is set to make its global debut on Monday, January 14, at the 2019 Detroit Auto Show. We’ve seen a few teasers, but now we can have a good look at the car thanks to a leaked video from Toyota itself that depicts the Supra doing what the Supra does best.

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The 2020 Toyota Supra Has a Nice Booty

The 2020 Toyota Supra Has a Nice Booty

Big debut happens on Monday!

Another week, another teaser for the upcoming 2020 Toyota Supra. Set to break cover at the 2019 Detroit Auto Show on January 14, we now get to have a look at some of the Supra’s rear end.

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Toyota Pushes the 2020 Supra to the Limit on the Race Track in New Teaser Video

Toyota Pushes the 2020 Supra to the Limit on the Race Track in New Teaser Video

The new Supra is less than two weeks away

The new-generation Toyota Supra is set to debut on January 14 and Toyota Gazoo Racing just launched a new teaser video. The footage shows the Supra being driven on a race track at night, but the camera is way too far away to see any actual details. Perhaps Toyota just wants to showcase the coupe’s prowess on the race track.

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The Very First 2020 Toyota Supra Will Be Sold at a Charity Auction

The Very First 2020 Toyota Supra Will Be Sold at a Charity Auction

There’s no time to be penny pinching when the first-production Supra goes under the hammer

A few weeks after the Toyota Supra makes its long-awaited debut at the 2019 North American International Auto Show, the first production version of the Japanese sports coupe will go under the hammer at the Barrett-Jackson auction in Scottsdale, Arizona. Toyota isn’t actually bringing the actual production model to the Barrett-Jackson auction, but, rather, a prototype model that’s representative of the actual production Supra. The first production model will be delivered to the winning bidder in the first half of 2019. Line up your checkbooks, folks. The Barrett-Jackson auction in Scottsdale, Arizona will take place on January 19, 2019.

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Toyota Will Finally Show Off the 2020 Supra at the Detroit Auto Show

Toyota Will Finally Show Off the 2020 Supra at the Detroit Auto Show

Detroit Motor Show just got “Lit as Supra”

It’s official. After years of anticipation, Toyota has finally announced that the new 2020 Toyota Supra will make its debut at the Detroit Auto Show in 2019. Toyota says that that the auto industry’s “worst-kept secret” is finally out, and production of the new Supra will begin in the first half of 2019.

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2019 Toyota Supra Confirmed for Detroit Debut

2019 Toyota Supra Confirmed for Detroit Debut

Arriving this January!

Toyota Supra fans, rejoice! The new Toyota Supra A90 will be unveiled at the Detroit Motor Show in January 2019. As one of the most expected cars in the past couple of years, the Toyota Supra has been under development for more than four years. Thanks to our thorough research and all the details we could pick up at the Goodwood Festival of Speed and during the BMW Z4 unveil (on whose architecture the Supra is based), we know quite a bit about the car. The confirmation for the Toyota Supra unveiling in Detroit came from the Toyota Germany. It was actually announced at the official Facebook page.

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2019 Toyota Avalon

2019 Toyota Avalon

Upscale touches, extra equipment, and a new everthing help the next-gen Avalon feel even classier

First introduced in 1994, the Toyota Avalon is the Japanese brand’s full-size sedan offering, seeing sales in North America, Puerto Rico, and the Middle East. Since its debut at the Chicago Auto Show back in the ’90s, a total of four generations have come and gone, and now, there’s a brand-new fifth-gen heading for the dealer lots. First making the scene at the 2018 Detroit Auto Show, the 2019 Avalon is framed as “attainable premium,” or “mid-premium,” and Toyota hopes it’ll entice customers with an upscale, comfortable four-door package that won’t break the bank. Truth be told, the sedan bodystyle (especially full-size sedans) can be a hard sell these days, as consumers usually fulfill their seating-for-five requirements with some kind of high-riding SUV or crossover. Despite this, Toyota is confident the 2019 Avalon will be an exception to the rule thanks to its extensive list of upgrades, which include a variety of luxurious touches and technology enhancements that almost lend it a feeling of “Germaness” on the surface. Dig deeper, though, and you’ll find the Avalon stays true to its Japanese roots, with unique charactersitics throughout, as well as a hybrid option for those looking for extra dollars saved at the pump.

The new Avalon will go on sale later this spring, but until then, read on for the details.

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The New Toyota Avalon Is Basically A Grille On Wheels

The New Toyota Avalon Is Basically A Grille On Wheels

Would you like some car with that front end?

I remember when Lexus first came out with its enormous “spindle grille” feature, thinking to myself “well, that won’t last very long.” Now, here we are some seven years later, and the ginormous intake hasn’t receded in the slightest. In fact, it’s actually growing, and not just in size, either. The rest of Toyota’s lineup seems to be infected with enlarged grille syndrome, as is evidenced by the recently debuted 2019 Avalon that just dropped at the 2018 Detroit Auto Show.

This grille is simply massive. It stretches between the ends of the bumper like one of those giant rubber dam things that dentists use for root canals. The whole front end of the car is basically grille. Don’t get me wrong – I’ll take a strikingly assertive, arguably ugly design over something boring any day of the week. But I can’t help but take a step back and shake my head when I see this thing, like I just walked into the world’s biggest ball of twine or something. I mean, what the hell is the point.

Granted, the styling actually does its job, as it certainly makes the Toyota stand out from the crowd. Indeed, just one glance is more than enough to confirm the car’s origin. However, I’m worried scientists will start pointing their telescopes at it thinking they just discovered a new black hole.

What do you think of the new front end on the 2019 Toyota Avalon? Let us know in the comments.

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Toyota Takes High-Tech Approach With New Avalon Hybrid

Toyota Takes High-Tech Approach With New Avalon Hybrid

Will digital goodies and extra mpg entice buyers to ditch their crossovers?

It’s no secret that the sedan body style is under fire these days, losing ground to the ever-popular SUV and crossover segment year after year. However, Toyota is confident it’ll still move units, ushering in a new fifth generation for its full-size Avalon four-door at the 2018 Detroit Auto Show. The big draw this time around is the technology stuffed into the cabin, as well as a new hybrid powertrain under the hood.

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2019 Toyota Avalon Gets More Aggressive, Boasts New Tech at Detroit

2019 Toyota Avalon Gets More Aggressive, Boasts New Tech at Detroit

The Avalon moves from sleepy to sultry

Toyota has undoubtedly heard cries from customers and journalists alike bemoaning its boring sedans. But no more. The 2019 Avalon is following in the 2018 Camry’s footsteps by going sporty. The new Avalon ditches the dull styling for some excitement as it moves into its fifth generation.

Toyota calls the Avalon its “mid-premium sedan” and has packed the car with loads of luxury features, more technology like Apple CarPlay and Android Auto, and made its Toyota Safety Sense P suite of active safety systems even more powerful. Improved powertrains include a reworked 3.5-liter V-6 and eight-speed automatic transmission, along with a 2.5-liter four-cylinder with Toyota’s newest hybrid system and CVT transmission.

There are four trim levels available: the XSE, Touring, XLE, Limited. Hybrid models come in XLE, Limited, and XSE grades.

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