The 2020 Toyota Supra Can Hit 60 MPH In Just 3.8 Sec, 1/4 mile In 12.3 Sec

Our time spent with the 2020 Toyota Supra confirmed that the sports car is an absolute blast to drive and new performance testing of the car shows that it is actually quicker than the Japanese carmaker claims.

Car and Driver recently had the opportunity to conduct a series of performance tests with the 2020 Supra and were able to hit 60 mph (96 km/h) in a blistering 3.8 seconds with the new car. This time wasn’t achieved by using the included launch control system and instead, largely came down to the finesse of applying the throttle to avoid excessive wheelspin. Toyota quotes a 0-60 mph time in the new Supra of 4.1 seconds.

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Running down the quarter mile, the magazine was able to record a best run of 12.3 seconds at 113 mph (181 km/h). That puts the Supra in front of the BMW M2 Competition and Ford Mustang Shelby GT350, both of which have significantly more power. The Supra is also just a hair slower than the Chevrolet Corvette and Porsche Cayman GTS. This leads the publication to suggest that the Supra is pumping out a little more grunt than the 335 hp which Toyota claims for the sports car.

In other performance tests, the Supra pulled an impressive 1.07 g on the skidpad, edging ahead of both the Cayman GTS and BMW M2. The car can also brake from 70 mph (112 km/h) to a standstill in 148 feet.

Will figures like these finally silence those still doubting the car’s performance credentials?

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  • tt tt

    The 2020 Dacia Sandero Can sprint from 0-100km in 14.2 seconds with it’s 76hp engine.

    Since we are passing just any car spec information as news now.

  • TheBelltower

    What’s the acceleration of the Z4?

    • Honda NSX-R

      BMW previously said it does 0-60 mph in 4.5 seconds, then when the Supra was officially released at NAIAS this year, they said it’ll do 0-60 in 3.8 seconds.

      • TheBelltower

        Seems reasonable that they’ll be close, if not precisely the same.

      • SpongeBob99Swell

        *3.9

  • Christian Wimmer

    And people are b_tching that the new Supra is “underpowered”… 😀

    • Mill0048

      It doesn’t have 600hp and a 0-60 in 2.5 seconds. Slow. Really though, so much of the interactive driving experience has been stripped away from cars, acceleration is all people have to ‘enjoy’ now.

      • Christian Wimmer

        From my POV, quick acceleration gets boring after awhile. Things that excite me about my car are the engine sound, the torque surge and how it handles. These are things which on a daily basis put more of a smile on my face than sheer acceleration. 🙂

        • Mill0048

          I agree completely. I replaced three exhaust components to get that perfect, tasteful rumble out of my flat four. Even in traffic, I love puttering through the gears and indulging the exhaust. Then when I do drive hard, perfecting the clutch-work, clean heel-toe downshifts, and smooth inputs to carry momentum. It’s so much fun!

  • Christian Wimmer

    By the way spotted a camouflaged Supra near BMW Welt the other day. I wonder if this could be some other performance version of it undergoing more testing.

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  • Matt

    Car & Driver times are always impossible to replicate in the real world, they must have done some brutal launches that you wouldn’t want to subject your own car to.

    • brn

      and rollout.

    • getoffme

      What would you say then when someone replicates it?

      • Matt

        I would pray for their transmission and driveshafts, because they would have got a real hammering.

  • SpongeBob99Swell

    “bUT thE NeW sUprA iS tOo unDerPoWered eVEn fOR 335 hORsEPoWEr”

  • getoffme

    Suck it hard haters. LOL
    For ~$55k, that is some serious machinery.

  • alexxx

    Impressive….

  • YUDHA BAGASKARA

    who needs z4 m40i? for those who want open top thrills

  • Dan Hetherington

    The older Supra’s you were able to crank out some serious power using the after market with their overbuilt engines. Wonder if this will be the same.

  • Alexandro Pietro

    There are many Mustang,Viper and Corvette on the road in U.S.A. that don´t acelerate so fast…

  • SteersUright

    Car & Driver is always to be taken with a grain of salt. Plus, 5-60mph is much more realistic measure. Anyhow, this is not a slow sports car by any means and I think even the looks are growing on me.

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