Is That a Supra? And other Supra FAQs!
Vroom vroom… Is that a Supra?
The Toyota Supra may have started out as the Celica Supra way back in 1978, but it has come a long way since then. Taking on its own branding and style, it has now made a name for itself and is highly sought after by car enthusiasts.
So much so, that the viral video "Is That a Supra?" has 7.3 million views and has inspired TikTok games where kids now film "Is that a supra?" when they pass a Toyota Supra in traffic.
So why? What makes the Supra so popular? Why does everyone love them so much? Why did this video become a worldwide Supra trend? Here is why.
Why is Toyota Supra so famous?
The Toyota Supra is recognised as Toyota’s most famous sports car. Why?
It could be due to its appearance in the popular 90’s PlayStation One game, Gran Turismo. Or the fact it was an iconic car in the Fast & Furious movie with Paul Walker and Vin Diesel. Let’s face it, who didn’t love that car?!
Perhaps it could be due to the high performance, strong gear box and motor, in addition to its undeniable tuning potential. Or that it’s a sleek, fast, and compact sports car.
How fast does a Supra go?
Are you ready? 250km/hr!! That is how fast the Toyota Supra can go. It’s too fast for ya’ll! On the streets, legally, you won’t be able to put your foot to floor that much but man, it goes, and you will feel it pull you along as you accelerate! It wants to go.
What makes a Supra so fast?
Here are some of the impressive stats of the new Toyota Supra. You won’t be disappointed, and you’ll see why it’s so fast.
The new GR Supra has been boosted from 250kW to 285kW, dropping the 100km/h sprint time by 0.2 seconds to an impressive 4.1 seconds. Not bad at all.
This stylish coupe has an inline 6CYL twin-scroll turbocharger and offers 500Nm at 5000rpm!
What's the Supra 3JZ Engine all about?
Unlike its predecessor the 2JZ, which was a twin-turbo inline-six, the 3JZ is a V8 with two turbochargers. Toyota says the 3JZ produces 1,000 horsepower with 1138Nm of torque. Hold onto your seats, folks!
How much does a Supra cost in Australia?
The cost of a Supra in Australia is becoming more expensive as the years go on. The increasing desirability and the dwindling supply have forced prices to rise.
As a result of how rare these cars are, the asking price of a Toyota Supra made in 1990-2000 is anywhere between $80,000 and $120,000!
When you consider the cost of the older Supra on the market, the latest Toyota Supra doesn’t seem that unreasonable. The new GR Supra GT is advertised at $94,000 driveaway and the GR Supra GTS is $104,000 driveaway.
Can I test drive a Supra?
If you are ready to slide into a Supra and take it for a test drive, grab your coat, your sunglasses and get ready because there's one at Ken Mills Nambour right now!!