The 2020 Toyota Supra: how did we get here?

By Product Expert | Posted in Just For Fun, Model Information, Toyota on Tuesday, October 29th, 2019 at 3:32 pm
Three 2020 Toyota Supra cars on track

History and specs of the 2020 Toyota Supra

If you have seen the early Fast and Furious movies, you have probably seen one of the last Toyota Supra sports cars on the road. Until this past year. The 2020 Toyota Supra went on sale earlier this year and is beginning to arrive on dealership lots across the country. Keep reading as we delve into the history and specs of the 2020 Toyota Supra!

2020 Toyota Supra InteriorThe history of the 2020 Toyota Supra

The history of the Toyota Supra is fascinating. This car has been through it all. Keep reading below to see a brief history of this sports car!

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  • 1967 – the Supra was originally introduced as the 2000GT. The success of this sportscar proved that Toyota was ready to enter the sports car segment.
  • 1971 – the Toyota Celica hit the market at just the right time and was another success for Toyota.
  • 1979 – the second-generation of the Toyota Celica Supra was released.
  • 1982 – the second-generation Toyota Supra was released. It was a sportier car and was beginning to distinguish itself apart from the Celica.
  • 1986 – the Celica and Supra were officially separated. The third-generation Supra featured many updates and was more luxurious than in previous years.
  • 1990s – the focus of the Supra was keeping the weight of the vehicle down to enhance its performance. This vehicle was modeled after the 2000GT.
  • 2002 – the Toyota Supra was discontinued
  • 2012 – rumblings began about a new Supra being produced again
  • 2019 – the 2020 Toyota Supra made its world debut at the North American International Auto Show in Detroit.

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2020 Toyota SupraWhat are the specs of the 2020 Toyota Supra?

The 2020 Toyota Supra has a 3.0-liter turbocharged inline-6 engine. It produces 335 horsepower and 365 lb-ft of torque. Additionally, there is an 8-speed automatic transmission that offers paddle shifters to the driver. The sports car can accelerate from 0-60 in about 4.1 seconds.

These fun sports cars have been on sale since July and have been arriving on dealership lots across the country recently. Keep an eye out for the 2020 Toyota Supra on the road!

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