The fifth-generation Toyota Supra has been an acquired taste for some automotive enthusiasts considering its heavy BMW underpinnings mixed with Toyota style. However, in the full scheme of fun rear-wheel-drive sports cars the new Supra has gained notoriety in all the right places winning over the hearts of many younger enthusiasts, which is a good thing for the Toyota brand. For the 2023 model year things get very interesting, and FUN, with the addition of a 6-speed manual transmission option that I had the chance to check out this week with a growing smile on my face.
Performance and Driving Character
I’ve always praised the new Toyota Supra since my first run with the two-seater RWD (rear-wheel-drive) sports car when it was first introduced as a 2020 model. Having the inspired drivetrain that comes from BMW and chassis workings of the BMW Z4, the new Supra adds a new