The brand new-age Toyota Supra may quickly be supplied with a six-speed handbook transmission if a brand new report out of Japan is to be believed.
The Supra is a good sports activities automobile however eager driving fans have been calling for a stick shift from earlier than the automobile was even offered 18 months in the past. To date, we have now but to be such a gearbox however in accordance with Japanese publication Magazine-X, it’s on the way in which.
In accordance with the publication, the automobile producer is in search of methods to maintain the Supra an interesting possibility for patrons by routinely updating it and launching new variants. This has already occurred for the 2021 model year with a wholesome dose of additional energy and the addition of a four-cylinder to the vary. Subsequent on the playing cards might be a high-performance Supra GRMN model and one with a handbook gearbox.
It’s unclear what engine the handbook gearbox might be mated to. Toyota has beforehand revealed to Car and Driver that it has examined handbook Supra prototypes and the Supra’s brother from one other mom, the Z4, is bought with an accessible handbook mated to a four-cylinder. Consequently, it’s attainable the Supra four-cylinder may additionally get a stick shift.
The extra compelling prospect is that the flagship Supra GRMN could get the handbook. Japanese reports have said previously that the GRMN may sport the identical 3.0-liter twin-turbo six-cylinder as the most recent M3 and M4, two vehicles that may each be supplied with a handbook transmission.
CarScoops has reached out to Toyota USA asking a few handbook Supra. We are going to replace this story after we hear again.