Toyota Supra prototype undergoes testing in Australia


Toyota’s long awaited sports car has landed Down Under to acclimatise to local conditions, with these aspects the main focus.

The Toyota Supra’s regeneration is almost complete.

Production of the long-awaited sequel of the iconic nameplate is due to start in the first half of next year.But before it lands in showrooms the brand’s Australian engineering team and the car’s creator — Tetsuya Tada — are in Australia fine-tuning the prototype sporty coupe in local conditions.

The group has spent a week in Victoria driving about the Yarra Valley, Mount Buller, Bendigo and along the Great Ocean Road to assess the vehicle on Australian roads.Toyota Australia’s vehicle engineering and development team is led by Paul Diamandis who says the testing is focusing on “driveability, seat comfort and brakes.”

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