What is Toyota changing for the 2021 GR Supra?
Most automakers don’t make many, if any, major changes to a vehicle in its second year of production. Toyota didn’t climb to its position atop the automotive industry by following conventional wisdom. So, what is Toyota changing for the 2021 GR Supra? When the next Supra model year starts to arrive at the Serra Toyota of Decatur showroom, it will offer a new entry-level trim grade that has a brand-new engine that is attached to a lighter overall package. As if that weren’t enough, Toyota is also boosting the overall performance output of the top-end version of the Supra. A few of our product experts looked over a recent information release from the manufacturer so they can share it with our customers. Let’s take a look at what they found.
READ MORE: Reserve the 2020 Toyota Supra today!
2021 Toyota GR Supra Engine Specs
When the 2021 GR Supra is delivered to Serra Toyota of Decatur, customers will have a new starting point on their journey with the sports coupe.
The GR Supra 2.0 will employ a twin-scroll turbocharged 2.0-liter, four-cylinder engine – as its name implies. It will still use the same eight-speed automatic transmission that appeared in the original Supra model.
According to the information released by Toyota, the 2021 GR Supra 2.0 will make 255 horsepower and 295 pound-feet of torque. Toyota reports that it will be able to push the car from zero-to-60 mph in five seconds.
In addition to offering a more modest power plant, the GR Supra 2.0 is also nearly 200 pounds lighter than the original Supra model.
Toyota shaved off weight by using lighter front brake rotors, eliminated some speakers from the sound system in this model and using a simpler, yet responsive suspension system.
How much power will the top trim make?
Toyota of Decatur customers who want to make sure they get every bit of performance the 2021 GR Supra has to offer can still choose a model to make that happen. The 2021 GR Supra 3.0 will have the same twin-scroll turbocharged 3.0-liter, inline six-cylinder engine mated to the same eight-speed automatic transmission. For the new model year, it will make 382 horsepower (up from 335) and 368 pound-feet of torque (up from 365). Additionally, the newest version of the Supra will be able to hit 60 mph in under four seconds.
Serra Toyota of Decatur customers can start the pre-ordering process for any version of the 2021 Toyota GR Supra when they schedule an appointment with one of our product experts today.