Toyota Supra Spy Photos Released: Iconic Spotlight Headlights Comeback, Similarities With FT-1 And Release Date Expected Soon? [VIDEO]

Nov 30, 2016 07:50 AM EST | Rachelle Balanay

TOKYO AUTO SALON 2016

JANUARY 15: A Toyota FT-1 concept vehicle on display during the 2016 Tokyo Auto Salon car show on January 15, 2016 in Chiba, Japan. TOKYO AUTO SALON 2016 is held from January 15 to 17, 2016.
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Toyota Supra release date is still yet to be announced by the car company, but the production seems to be coming to a completion. Spy photos are recently leaked on the internet and from the looks of it, the new Toyota Supra is ready to shed its camouflage and reveal its all-new features.

From the spy photos leaked by Supra MKV, portions of the Toyota Supra exterior designs include pictures showing the vehicle's front bumper, a shapelier and tapered read end, a large front air intake and the iconic spotlight taillight which deviates from the FT-1 concept released last 2014.

From the spy photos leaked, the rear of the test mule Toyota Supra has a more sculpted look and now resembles a real car compared to the previous ones. Hidden under the camouflaged look is a noticeable bump on its nose which could resemble the FT-1's beak.

According to Auto Mobile, other clues of an FT-1 resemblance include the see slender taillights and a molded ducktail spoiler seen on the photos. From the rear end, the Toyota Supra is looking more like the FT-1 minus the diffuser or the third brake light was seen in the FT-1 model. Seen in the pictures, the test car Toyota Supra has an air channel along the side of the vehicle which could be an indication for a more aerodynamic car.

There are speculations regarding the Toyota Supra's engine. Although no release of information was given by the car company, rumors of a six-cylinder and hybrid drivetrains are in circulation. The new Toyota Supra will have its production together with another new BMW model, the BMW Z5, which will start its production by Magna Steyr in Graz, Austria. From the spy shots, the new Supra vehicle is almost ready for production. It is about time Toyota Company will announce its production date. For more updates, stay tuned.

Toyota Supra is expected to have similar features with Toyota FT-1 model. 

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