Will Toyota Ever Launch A Convertible Supra?

After what seemed like an eternity, Toyota finally unveiled the fifth-gen Supra at the 2019 Detroit Auto Show.

The Japanese sports car was developed in collaboration with BMW, and shares a lot features with the latest Z4. However, one of the biggest differences between the two, besides the exterior designs, is the fact that the Z4 is offered solely as a roadster, whereas the Supra comes only as a coupe.

In a previous report, chief engineer Tetsuya Tada made the rather surprising comment that a Supra Convertible could be on their list. “Of course we consider this”, he said last month, although in all likelihood they’ll base their final decision on whether it will be a financially viable move to put the extra work into developing such a version. In other words, if there is high demand from consumers, Toyota might give it the green light.

Also Read: 2020 Toyota GR Supra: Here Are All The Details, Photos And Videos

By looking at the new GR Supra that’s currently on display at NAIAS and its BMW counterpart, it’s quite easy to imagine a roadster derivative. And this is what AksyonovNikita did in this rendering, namely imagining an open-top Supra. The car features a green paintjob, black exterior accents and white interior, while XTomi went for a matte grey finish.

Visually, they don’t look half bad, but would a Convertible retract from the coupe’s driving experience? And, no matter what the answer might be, is Toyota free to launch such a model that would go against the closely related BMW Z4?

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  • cbATL

    This is so overly designed it is borderline vulgar.

    • nastinupe

      It’s so overly covered it’s borderline offsetting.

      • Adilos Nave

        So if the convertible comes out in 3 years, they should have started the leaking campaign back in 2017!

  • Blade t

    I don’t even think they will sell that many coupes..

  • MarineCorpsX

    …it’s only possible clever idea, because Supra coupe with 334HP for 50.000EUR is meaningless vehicle.

  • Mr. EP9

    No, why would they?

  • Evo45

    A Targa version would be interesting (or weird) actually, I wish I had the Photoshop skills to try that

  • john1168

    It looks good as a ragtop. But it won’t happen as it would step on the toes of BMW. Someone photoshopped a big Supra rear wing on the new hardtop Supra and I gotta say, it made it look better.

  • charlotteharry57

    Losing the top actually makes it look both bigger and better. As far as that pea soup green, however…

  • Benjamin B.

    Isn’t the softtop convertible version of the Toyota Supra badged as the BMW Z4?

    • Matt

      Yeah I think we know….

  • Dude

    That actually looks pretty good

    • Bo Hanan

      Are the slits even functional?

      • Denzel

        No but they were designed to be if you want them too weather it’s for cooling or aero

      • Dude

        Most of the vents aren’t. Jalopnik did a good report on it

    • Bae Young

      The overwhelmingly ugly part was the roof, now it actually looks well proportioned

  • Ruel Lewis

    whose cross shopping a BMW with a Toyota??

    • Matt

      What if the Toyota is actually a BMW?

      • Bash

        😮 don’t open that door.

  • Mike Gonzalez

    she doesn’t get cute, she gets droptop gorgeous

  • no25

    we’d have to wait 45 years, but maybe! I don’t know!

  • Tumbi Mtika

    Uhh, what?

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