There are a number of, yet to be confirmed rumors that claim that for the 2017 Toyota Supra, the Japanese automaker will be collaborating with BMW. With that being said, there are also rumors claiming that the new Supra will be expressly based on the FT-1 principle vehicle. The vast majority of experts firmly believe that it will retain its streamline design as well as its recognizable sporty aesthetic. One notable alteration that consumers will openly embrace will be the utilization of carbon fiber in the vehicle’s construction in order to reduce its overall weight. This weigh reduction will enhance both the fuel economy rating as well as its performance. Keep in mind that should the collaboration be true, the lightweight construction would stem from that which was used to build the BMW i8.
2017 Toyota Supra: Engine Specs
In regards to the power for 2017 Toyota Supra, there is a possibility that it will be derived from a turbo charged four cylinder engine. There is also the possibility that the power will be garnered from a V-6 unit that has been paired with a manual six speed transmission. Given the distance between now and the release date, none of the power train specifications have yet to be released unto the public at large. As we move closer to the close of the year, the automakers behind the new Supra are sure to begin releasing more teasers as well as specifications.
2017 Toyota Supra: Redesign Exterior and Interior
This is a new 2017 Toyota Supra that is said to present as heavily influenced by the FT-1 sports vehicle. This new 2017 Toyota Supra will feature the same design language with the addition of a handful of modifications. It will be constructed of HSS, carbon fiber and aluminum while retaining its fastback body styling with rear wheel drive layout and front engine. Consumer should note that all-wheel drive will be available as an added option. There is no further information that is currently available, nor are there any teaser renderings or spy photos to draw from.
The interior of 2017 Toyota Supra will certainly present with a heightened amount of styling, comfort, convenience and functionality. This sports car is expected to present with the very latest in automotive technology and safety features as well as materials that will lend to the increasing of comfort for both the driver and their passengers. Just how similar or different it will be from its predecessor are not known at this moment. It is highly plausible that the engineers for both BMW and Toyota may combine their expertise for a cabin that is unlike any currently within the vehicle’s respective segment.
2017 Toyota Supra: Release Date and Price
According to a number of unofficial reports, the 2017 Toyota Supra is set to arrive in showrooms at some point next year. The base pricing for the vehicle is estimated to be around $ 50 120. This estimation is based upon the current exchange rates. More specified information regarding the new 2017 Toyota Supra will certainly begin to be made available as we near the end of this year. Additionally, spy phots should begin to surface once full testing begins, and more detailed information will be able to be gathered from them.