GR Supra GT4: ready for you to race in 2020

Remember the GR Supra GT4 Concept we revealed at the Geneva motor show in March? Well, you can scrub ‘concept’ from that name because the GR Supra GT4 will be available to purchase by private/customer racing teams from 2020.

GR Supra GT4

Unsurprisingly, the GR Supra GT4 is based on the road-going GR Supra but the difference is in the development done by Toyota Motorsport GmbH – the same team who honed the double Le Mans-winning Toyota TS050.

Three technical partners are helping to develop the GT4 Supra: Akrapovič, Pirelli and Ravenol. The former’s co-operation led to the development of the motorsport exhaust systems, Pirelli will aid tyre development and Ravenol will provide lubricants.

GR Supra GT4

With its low cost and simple entry requirements, GT4 racing is popular with private race teams globally. GT4 cars are primed to race in various continental series, the VLN endurance races at the Nürburgring in Europe, the Michelin Pilot series in the USA and the Super Takiyu series in Japan.

GR Supra GT4 technical specifications:

CHASSIS
Length 4,460mm
Width 1,855mm
Height 1,250mm
Construction Steel body with high-strength roll-cage
Front diffuser Natural fibre composite
Rear wing Natural fibre composite
Fuel tank Motorsport specification with fast refuelling system
Driver’s seat FIA-standard racing seat
ENGINE AND TRANSMISSION
Type In-line six-cylinder, single twin-scroll turbocharger
Displacement 2,998cc
Transmission Automatic, rear-wheel drive
Lubricants Ravenol
Exhaust system Akrapovič
SUSPENSION, STEERING AND BRAKES
Front suspension MacPherson strut
Rear suspension Multilink
Steering Electric, rack and pinion
Tyres Pirelli
Wheels Five stud 11 x 18in

Full spec, pricing and release date information will be announced later this year, giving you plenty of time to think long and hard about where you’d race the GR Supra GT4. Let us know in the comments below.

GR Supra GT4

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