April 21, 2024

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Toyota GR Supra GT4 gets the homologation green light

The Toyota GR Supra GT4 is ultimately prepared to strike the track in an official collection potential. Just after extensive tests by European motorsport company Stéphane Ratel Organisation (SRO), the Supra accomplished the past stages of homologation and is now eligible for a range of races throughout Europe. The 1st client deliveries are expected to start out promptly. 

The new Supra GT4 debuted in strategy variety in March 2019 and showed its generation-prepared encounter a couple of months later on. Technically, the GT4 has by now raced, but that was for the Nürburgring 24 Hours.

The GT4 is equipped with a turbocharged three.-liter inline-6 that can make 430 horsepower and 479 lb-ft of torque, and Toyota notes there are “diverse electricity sticks accessible to comply with Harmony of General performance (BoP).” That engine pairs with a paddle-shift seven-speed automatic, and electricity goes to the rear wheels. Toyota lists a body weight of two,976 kilos, considerably considerably less than the Supra street car’s suppress body weight of three,397 kilos. 

In addition to the carbon fiber aero kit, the GT4 vehicle has a variety of general performance upgrades and tweaks. It has a Magneti Marelli European, a motorsport-spec constrained-slip differential, an upgraded GKN Motorsport driveshaft, an Akrapovič racing exhaust method, Brembo brakes, KW adjustable racing dampers, eighteen-inch OZ wheels, and Pirelli rubber. For basic safety applications, it has an ATL FT3 basic safety gas cell, an FIA-accepted roll cage, and an OMP racing seat with a 6-place basic safety harness. 

Due to the fact need was so higher, the 1st spherical of GT4 vehicles has by now been bought out. Germany-centered Ring Racing has acquired two vehicles with intentions to race in the ADAC GT4 Germany championship, France-centered CMR will get a person vehicle to the European GT4 Collection and a different to the French GT4 Collection, and United Kingdom-centered Speedworks Motorsport will get a Supra to the British GT Collection.

Orders have been taken for the future spherical of vehicles, and Toyota designs to supply that batch in the summertime.