Toyota GR Supra GT4 Concept Could Spawn Racer For Private Customers Too

A study in the name only, the new Toyota GR Supra GT4 will eventually find its way to race tracks around the world. For now, take a look at the concept from the Geneva Motor Show in our new gallery below. (Updated 3/5/2019)

After unveiling the long-awaited, fourth-gen Supra at Detroit in January, Toyota is has brought a new concept car to the Geneva Motor Show that previews the Supra GT4 race car, and possibly, a racer for private customers too.

Despite being billed as a study, it’s fairly obvious that the GT4 customer racer will look exactly like this. The Toyota GR Supra GT4 Concept, as is its full name, brings nothing we haven’t already seen when the race car prototype got spied last year at the Nürburgring Nordschleife. The main difference is now we get to see a racing livery where the camouflage foil used to be.

Gazoo Racing says the GR Supra GT4 Concept is based on the road-going GR Supra and was developed by Toyota Motorsport GmbH with the goal of exploring “the possibility of using the GR Supra in customer motorsports such as privateer racing.”

More specifically, it is designed for the GT4 racing class, one of the world’s fastest-growing motorsports categories that includes national and regional competitions in Europe, North America, Asia, and Oceania. The popular series include the GT4 European Series, IMSA Michelin Pilot Challenge, and Blancpain GT World Challenge Asia.

Compared to the production version, the GT4 is even lighter, although Toyota hasn’t provided any specifics yet. It’s also equipped with racing suspension and brakes, as well as a motorsport aero kit that includes a sizable front splitter and massive rear wing, among other parts. Obviously, it comes with a roll cage, racing seats, and all the other safety features necessary for racing.

The Supra GT4 will enter the Nurburgring 24 Endurance Race in the SP8T class this year. For 2020, Toyota will develop another Supra race car that will compete in Japan’s Super GT series’ GT500 class. Toyota says it will continue to explore and expand the involvement of the Supra in motorsports “as well as leverage the learning and know-how garnered as it looks to develop ever-better-cars.”


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  • Matteo Tommasi

    So the GT3 cars compete in the GT300 but this GT4 will go in GT500? Wow, great as always

    • Jason Miller

      No, you read that wrong. This is a GT4 class car. The GT500 racer will be unveiled later.

      • Mr. EP9

        They already unveiled the Super GT concept.

  • SteersUright

    What kills the Supra design is that there is just so much visual mass above the wheels. Looks more truck than sports car. I am at such odds over the design when viewed in photos. Anyone see one in person yet?

  • R55

    Another concept, Toyota, please stop..

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