The all-new 2020 GR Supra - History of Innovation

From its humble beginnings as a seedling of the Celica to its most recent A80 iteration, the all-new 2020 GR Supra touts inspiration from a long line of Toyota cars.

The Supra model finds its beginnings back in 1978 with the release of the Celica Supra A40. A far cry from the all new GR Supra, the Celica Supra A40 bears a few stylistic choices that still be can spotted in the latest iteration of the Supra. From a triangular rear side window to a gently sloping rear roof, the A40 was the first iteration of the Supra.

The year is 1982, the Celica returns with an all-new version of the Celica Supra - the Celica Supra A60. Taking a turn down sporty styling lane, the Supra Celica A60 more or less kept the same exterior styling, however the A60 added flip-up headlights and flared fenders. Breaking from the Celica, the Supra established itself as a solo model in 1986. The A70 Supra brought about a distinct personality. From a longer wheelbase to a host of performance features, the A70 was the first version of the Supra to establish the Supra as a performance vehicle. The A70 added a 3.0-liter (232 horsepower), electronically adjustable dampers, and power-enhancing variable air induction.

Jumping to the latest version of the Supra to be released, the A80 arrived in 1993 and offered a futuristic turn on the A70. Swapping out sharp lines of design for rolling curves, the A80 not only changed the up the exterior, but also fine-tuned the performance offerings.

Interested in learning more about the Toyota GR Supra? Call or Contact Koons Westminster Toyota!

Yet to be released, the GR Supra will be available to Rockville and Frederick drivers soon! Meet with a Koons Westminster Toyota representative to learn more about the all-new Toyota GR Supra! Our team is excited to work with drivers from Westminster to Baltimore - and far beyond!

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