Toyota expands GR Supra lineup with 2 new models

3.0 version also gets horsepower and torque boost

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The Toyota GR Supra will come in three versions for the 2021 model year | Toyota photos

A year after the new Toyota GR Supra was introduced in the U.S., the future collector car is being joined this summer by a new 4-cylinder version, an A91 Edition with exclusive features, and with a boost in power for the inline 6-cylinder 3.0-liter engine.

The A91 Edition comes with a 3.0-liter engine and in only two colors — Nocturnal and Refraction. The A91 Edition also has a black carbon-fiber rear lip spoiler, matte black wheels, C-pillar graphics and carbon mirror caps. The interior has black Alcantara trimmed in blue.

The A91 Edition and Supra 3.0 Premium cars also get red-painted front Brembo brake calipers and “Toyota Supra” logo.

A91 gets special features

The 3.0-liter inline-6 engine gets an increased boost from its turbocharger, new exhaust manifold with 6 ports instead of 2, new pistons and other changes that increase horsepower from 335 to 382 and torque from 365 pound-feet to 368, while the engine operates at a lower compression ratio.  

Toyota says 0-60 mph acceleration drops to 3.9 seconds.

The 2020 GR Supra has been reinforced and suspension adjusted for increased roll resistance and enhanced cornering stability. Programming also has been revised for various chassis systems.

Meanwhile, the new Supra 2.0 comes with a turbocharged 2.0-liter 4-cylinder engine rated at 255 horsepower and 295 pound-feet of torque.

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The 2.0 also employs the 8-speed automatic transmission from the 3.0 version. Toyota says 0-60 arrives in 5 seconds in a coupe that weighs just 3,181 pounds, more than 200 less than with the 6-cylinder model.

The 2.0 version will have a base price of $42,990.

For more information, visit the Toyota website.

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A former daily newspaper sports editor, Larry Edsall spent a dozen years as an editor at AutoWeek magazine before making the transition to writing for the web and becoming the author of more than 15 automotive books. In addition to being founding editor at ClassicCars.com, Larry has written for The New York Times and The Detroit News and was an adjunct honors professor at the Walter Cronkite School of Journalism and Mass Communication at Arizona State University.

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