Ten reasons we need a new Toyota Supra
The MkIV Supra was just so good. Here's what a new one would have to live up to
Posted: 16 Jan 2014
Toyota took weight saving seriously on the Supra. It got an aluminium bonnet, aluminium front crossmember, aluminium oil and transmission pans, and aluminium suspension upper A-arms. There was also a magnesium-alloy steering wheel, plastic petrol tank, and gas injected rear spoiler. Even the carpet fibres were hollow to save weight. That lot conspired to a 91kg weight reduction compared with its predecessor. More than 100kg lighter in non-turbo form.