Toyota GR Supra

Toyota GR Supra News in Malaysia

  • Not a golf cart - Akio Toyoda determined to make EVs fun to drive, manual transmission included

    Toyota Gazoo Racing (GR), the performance division of Toyota, is currently in the process of developing its first fully electric (EV) sports car. A report by Automotive News Europe suggests that Akio Toyoda, the Chairman of Toyota, is engaged in the development efforts. The report highlighted that Toyota GR intends to prove that electric vehicles (EVs) can offer the same thrilling driving experience as fast, combustion engine cars. Akio Toyoda personally tested a prototype of the car and noted t


    Jun 19, 2023

  • It's happening! Re-birth of Toyota Celica, Chairman Toyoda and CEO Sato dropped some clues

    When the Toyota GR Supra was first revived in 2018, then President and CEO Akio Toyoda had expressed hopes of having ‘three brothers’ of sports cars to complete the line-up, joining the GR 86. The MR2 and Celica were obvious candidates, but work along this direction went quiet as Toyota introduced the GR Yaris and GR Corolla. The sports car market is an incredibly difficult one to make a successful business case. Very few buyers are willing to put their money where their mouth (or keyboard strok


    May 5, 2023

  • Retired Toyota 86 / Supra's star engineer says Toyota went too far into hydrogen, still doesn't believe in EV-only future though

    If you love cars, you will certainly know the name Tetsuya Tada. He is the reason that we still have the Toyota GR86, and why the Supra nameplate is still alive – thus laying the foundation for the establishment of Toyota Gazoo Racing and the GR badge. The former chief engineer of Toyota sports cars has since retired and is now living a quiet life in the mountains of Japan’s Mie prefecture, keeping himself occupied with renewable energy projects. But a hard charging person like Tetsuya Tada love


    Mar 30, 2023

  • Review: 2023 Toyota GR Supra 6MT - A swansong salute to manual fans, but is it better than the 8AT?

    Sat on the start/finish straight, I await a countdown to launch the new 2023 Toyota GR Supra 6-Speed Manual (6MT). Moments before – I ease up on the clutch to figure out the all-important bite point is, the point at which the engine and manual transmission become seamlessly connected and power can be put to the ground. Out the gates, progress is measured, but almost as soon as the rev needle touches the 3,000 rpm mark, the 2023 GR Supra 6MT explodes with power, and the staccato notes of the exha


    Mar 5, 2023

  • 2023 Toyota GR Supra 6MT launched in Malaysia - #savethemanual, from RM 645,000

    Following months of speculation, purists may rejoice now as the 2023 Toyota GR Supra 6-speed manual finally makes its Malaysian debut, offered as a second variant alongside the 8-speed automatic version. The car that started the Gazoo Racing brand of Toyota performance models, is also launched alongside two of its latest members, the 2023 Toyota GR86 and the raucous 2023 Toyota GR Corolla by UMW Toyota Motor. Also read: For the drivers: Toyota GR86 launched in Malaysia - From RM 295k, 237 PS/250


    Feb 17, 2023

  • Performance cars launching in Malaysia in 2023 - From GR Corolla to 992 GT3 RS

    In the midst of the EV movement in Malaysia, there is still a number of upcoming models that will get petrol heads excited for in 2023. These are the fire-breathing hot hatches, two-door sports cars, etc. So, let us jump right into it. 2023 Audi RS3 Sedan Order books for the 2023 Audi RS3 Sedan have been open since October last year, with an estimated price between RM 650k to RM 750k. The compact powerhouse pumps out 400 PS/500 Nm from its turbocharged 2.5-litre inline-five, mated to a 7-speed d


    Feb 11, 2023

  • No sign of FL5 Honda Civic Type R yet but is that a Toyota GR Corolla? UMWT to launch 5 models in Malaysia next week

    Toyota to launch 5 GR / GR Sport models in Malaysia on 17-February Toyota GR Corolla and Toyota GR86 are confirmed Toyota GR Supra is also hinted, likely to be the new 6MT variant Silhouette of Toyota Hilux and Toyota Corolla Cross also shown, likely to be dressed up GR Sport variants While we wait for Honda Malaysia to make an announcement on the launch of the FL5 Honda Civic Type R, UMW Toyota Motor (UMWT) has jumped ahead to announce that it will be launching 5 new GR / GR Sport models next w


    Feb 10, 2023

  • Scoop: Next-gen 2025 Toyota Supra to be fully electric, EV with manual transmission?

    As if reception for the Toyota GR Supra wasn’t controversial enough, the next-generation Toyota Supra could be an electric vehicle (EV), according to rumours from Japanese media. Japan’s BestCarWeb reported that while details are scarce, sources told the Japanese media that the next-generation Toyota Supra - expected to arrive in 2025 - will continue to be rear-wheel drive and its design will be reminiscent of a mid-engine sports car. Currently, the only EV platform Toyota has is the e-TNGA that


    Feb 8, 2023

  • Get your cheque books ready, UMW Toyota confirms GR Corolla, GR86 and GR Supra MT for 2023

    It’s a not so open secret, but UMW Toyota Motor has just confirmed the company will be launching 3 high performance GR models in 2023. The first on the list is the Toyota GR 86, suggesting that this will be the first of the trio to be launched. The second generation of the Toyota-Subaru now wears the GR badge. Its Subaru twin is currently sold by TC Subaru for RM 249,000 but historically, the Toyota-badged twin will command a higher premium, so expect prices for the new 86, now a 2.4-litre model


    Dec 5, 2022

  • UMWT announces 90k units sold YTD 2022; all-new D92A Vios, GR Corolla, manual GR Supra confirmed

    At a media event in Kuala Lumpur today, UMW Toyota Motor (UMWT) President, Ravindran K., says that the company has achieved 90,595 units sold in Malaysia to date. The figure includes sales from its Lexus division. Representing a 44% increase over November 2021, sales are led by the segment-leaders - the Toyota Hilux, Toyota Fortuner, and the popular Toyota Corolla Cross. In terms of what to expect, Ravindran also mentioned that 'several Toyota bZ4x' cars are here already to undergo testing, and


    Dec 5, 2022

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