Japanese carmaker surprised all enthusiasts by unveiling the concept of the new 2016 Toyota Supra earlier than anyone expected. Car was prepared and Toyota decided to launch its concept in New York. The concept is an updated version of the FT-1 platform that was presented in Detroit earlier this year. However, there is no info on the performance. From what we heard, this could be one of the fastest car in the market for regular city drive. Also, engine range is still unknown with rumors that 2016 Supra will be powered from 400 hp-rated drivetrain.
2016 Toyota Supra engine
It is rumored that new 2016 Toyota Supra will be powered from 3.5-l twin-turbocharged V6 drivetrain with over 400 hp of output. Power will go through 7-speed DSG gearbox. New version of all-wheel drive system is expected. More power will be sent to rear wheels, while front will get their smaller portion. According to some gossips, Toyota is working on another option with significant horsepower boost.
2016 Toyota Supra redesign
New exterior design is expected for 2016 Toyota Supra. On the back side new ceiling structure will be made. Windshields will be revisited and its look will be refreshed. On the front end, new headlights will be installed, as well with new air intakes which should improve aerodynamics and made a ride smoother. Interior will be also equipped with latest technology. Cabin will have fashionable and elegant design. From what we saw, this interior concept is inspired from Lexus LF NX crossover. We can see a lot of similarities with that car and 2016 Toyota Supra.
2016 Toyota Supra release date and price
Maybe Toyota surprised all by unveiling the concept of the new 2016 Supra, but they keep many information unavailable. Among performances, there are release date and price. A lot of work in develop remaining, and launching date is not set yet. We guess it could be early in 2016. However, price is very hard to predict. Some experts say new 2016 Supra could go over $100.000. After a break, iconic Supra is about to be launched soon. People in Toyota hoped to get it as 2015 year model, but it is more likely that it will be in 2016.