Featured Spied: GR Supra Prototype (Exterior and Interior)!

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  1. factsaboutrats

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    I don't think the production car Ring lap times are set with slicks and decontented cars, correct?

    I think the door handle/strap is a sure sign of some sort of special edition.

    Ok, NM, the door handle is still there....
     
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    Some are, some aren't. There's no set constraints for the lap times. The best benchmark is the one set by sport auto, they use the same driver, route and factory vehicles.
     
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    What's the purpose of this car slotting between the B58 car and the GR widebody track car debuted earlier this year? Assuming the GR widebody car isn't a production car and this car has the same body as the street car, what's the market for a Toyota-branded dedicated track car?
     
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    #19 Oct 8, 2018
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    Some interesting elements:
    - 7000rpms Tachometer
    - Sorry guys but it´s not a laptime, it´s a date (2018.7.22), probably a build date with the responsible´s signature
    - Brembo race series brakes hiding there, and Pirelli racing slicks MEDIUM compound (DM)
    - 300mm wide tires? Some decent negative camber too
    - TMG (Toyota Motorsport GmbH) wheel with radio button
    - Full set of GPS / telemmetry / radio antennas



    SupraGR.jpg
     
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    My guess, test car for N24 SP3 next year.
     
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    Nice underbody rear diffuser too, and alcon brakes?
     
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    Good observations. Here's some more closeups (click to zoom) and details:

    - Car number says "Skylimit Events Trackday"
    - Sill plate signature and date says 2018.7.23
    - 305mm Pirelli slicks all around, square setup

    Toyota Supra GR 14a.jpg Toyota Supra GR 8.jpg Toyota Supra GR 11.jpg Toyota Supra GR 1.jpg
     
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    There's an insta post with pics of it on the ring roo
     
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    The black border around the perimeter of the back window needs to be reduced by 50%, it's looking ridiculous and hindering outwards visibility.
     
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    I think you'll find there's structural members under the black border.
     
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    Thought they may be Alcon or APs, but the close up shows Brembos
     
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    The production GR version needs to have wide fenders, both front and rear. and a special bumper cover. Nothing screams 'high performance model' like wider fenders. While the race version that debuted is obviously overkill for a street car, something in the middle would do a lot to toughen up that narrow looking front end.
     
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    According to rumors it is a GT4-spec car, which is technically homologated to the German SP10 category of the VLN (Nurburgring Endurance Championship). Apparently it´s going to be in the grid for the next race (VLN 9) which is taking place October 20th. Races are livestreamed. It would be cool as hell.
     
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    This is very cool news if it is indeed true! We will get to see this thing running against some good competition and see the driving dynamics of the car!
     

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