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Toyota’s Supra successor, borrowing from LFA

Whenever I think of my childhood I start to look back at what cars had that certain something. It’s no secret that the Lamborghini Countach, Ferrari F40 and the Porsche 959 were all at the top of the list. However, they were always out of reach, and never got to even see one. That was not the case with the Toyota Supra, and although it was not in the league of those dream cars, it was one that could be seen by us mere mortals.

You might wonder why we feel the need to bring the subject up, well we came across a concept of what one guy believes what the Supra MK IV should be, and we cannot help but see a little bit of the Lexus LFA in there. There is still no confirmation from Toyota about reintroducing the much loved model from all those years ago, but looking at what wonders they can do nowadays — we do hope so.

Back in the day the Supra was all about horsepower, and we hope to see that once again, but there will have to be a few changes. Although the car used to look great, it was always one that failed in many areas, such as handling and speed. However, the Japanese carmaker will be able to take the knowledge from the LFA and put them to good use in the new Supra.

We think we will call the Toyota Supra MK IV an LFA Lite. Having said that, looking at the concept drawings created by Andreas Fougner, the Supra will be more refined — well if they were to go by these. There are six images in all, which you can see for yourself here. Car enthusiasts will see that the old and the new have inspired Fougner.

It’s too early to say what specs the new Supra would have, but we know that the engine will have to be powerful yet smooth, and the car itself will need to be light and have the handling to match.

Let us know some of your ideas of what you think the new Supra should have.

Written by Peter Chubb

Peter has been writing on Product-Reviews since 2007 and in that time much has changed for him, like his hair having more grey than brown now. He loves gadgets and cars, and gets excited when big events come up, such as CES and the big auto shows.

Contact Peter Chubb: peter@product-reviews.net

He started out working in a factory and dreamed of the day when he could become his own boss; That happened back in 2002 and he has never looked back since. Things have changed so much on the Internet in that time, but he has adapted well.

Contact Peter Chubb: peter@product-reviews.net

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