Toyota GR Supra

Toyota GR Supra Car News in the Philippines

  • 2023 JMS: The Toyota FT-Se concept could be a next generation sports car in the making

    The 2023 Japan Mobility Show (JMS) is an interesting event, especially for Toyota, as it has revealed its new FT-Se two-seater concept car with Gazoo Racing branding. While it's still a concept, the Toyota GR Supra and Toyota GR86 may soon have another sibling joining the performance lineup. The FT-Se debuted at the event on Oct. 25, 2023 with a bright orange paint job with a black roof to fit its sleek, angular, sporty design. Notably, it has a massive air intake on the front of the car, along

    Joey DeriquitoJoey Deriquito

    Oct 26, 2023

  • SPEC SHOWDOWN: 2024 Nissan Z Premium AT vs. 2023 Toyota GR Supra

    I had to check my calendar while writing this Spec Showdown. That’s because it’s a battle between the all-new Nissan Z and the Toyota GR Supra. I just had to make sure that it wasn’t the 1990s all over again (or else, my laptop should be running on Windows 98)! Indeed, the Z and the Supra have been at it for decades. And with rear-wheel-drive Japanese sports coupes becoming in vogue again, it’s no surprise that the latest iterations of these iconic nameplates get stout powertrains and eye-catchi

    VJ BacunganVJ Bacungan

    Sep 18, 2023

  • A history of performance: A quick look at Toyota’s performance divisions in the Philippines

    Toyota Motor Corporation has a long and storied history of performance divisions. While the Japanese brand is known for the reliability and durability of its products, it has also dabbled in the performance and motorsports segments. The Japanese automaker has joined several prestigious races in its history, which include the 24 Hours of Le Mans, the Super GT, and the World Rally Championship. While there are many legendary Toyota vehicles, we should mention its various performance and tuning div

    Joey DeriquitoJoey Deriquito

    Sep 17, 2023

  • Toyota GAZOO Racing GT Cup Philippines winners Reyes, Ang, Moreno to head to Asia Finals

    Toyota Motor Philippines (TMP) concluded the 2023 Toyota Gazoo Racing Gran Turismo Cup (TGR GT Cup) Philippines at the Clark International Speedway in Pampanga. The sim racing series' National Finals were livestreamed during the second leg of the Vios Cup. Racers in the top Sporting Class battled for a slot in Team Philippines for the TGR GT Cup 2023 Asia Finals. The event had three tracks featuring three different cars. The first race had Trial Mountain as their designated course with the Toyot

    Joey DeriquitoJoey Deriquito

    Sep 13, 2023

  • Next-generation Toyota Tamaraw serves as pace car for Toyota GAZOO Racing Vios Cup Leg 2

    The Toyota GAZOO Racing (TGR) Vios Cup is back for more heart-pounding racing with Leg 2 on Sept. 9 to 10, 2023 at the Clark International Speedway (CIS) in Pampanga. The racing event is open to the public and admission is free. Toyota Motor Philippines (TMP) said in a September 2023 press statement that it welcomes race fans to immerse in this exciting celebration of fast cars and inspiring racing. The racing action will begin at 9:30 a.m. for those attending the event in person. TMP will also

    Joey DeriquitoJoey Deriquito

    Sep 8, 2023

  • 2023 Toyota Gazoo Racing Festival: A celebration of all things Toyota and Speed

    Toyota Motor Philippines has just celebrated its 35th anniversary in the country. To emphasize this momentous occasion for the Japanese brand, it held the 2024 Toyota Gazoo Racing Festival, a celebration of all things Toyota and speed. The Japanese automaker held several displays and events at the festival to showcase its Gazoo Racing performance vehicles lineup. That said, we will discuss the highlights of the first day of Toyota’s anniversary celebration. Akio “Morizo” Toyoda strutting his stu

    Joey DeriquitoJoey Deriquito

    Aug 23, 2023

  • 5 reasons you should watch the Toyota GAZOO Racing Festival on Aug. 23-24

    When you’re the number-one automaker in the Philippines and you’re celebrating your 35th anniversary, nothing less than the best will do. In the case of Toyota Motor Philippines (TMP), it’s kicking off over three decades of local operations with the Toyota GAZOO Racing Festival, which will be held on Aug. 23 to 24, 2023 at the Quirino Grandstand in Manila. GAZOO Racing (GR) is the Japanese automaker’s motorsports division, producing not only championship-winning racing cars, but also high-perfor

    VJ BacunganVJ Bacungan

    Aug 22, 2023

  • Toyota chairman Akio 'Morizo' Toyoda coming to the Philippines, driving in Toyota Gazoo Racing Fest

    Toyota Motor Philippines (TMP) has something special planned for its 35th anniversary and the Gazoo Racing Festival. The Japanese automaker announced in a press statement that it is bringing in a heavy hitter – Toyota Motor Corporation chairman Akio “Morizo” Toyoda will be attending the event from Aug. 23 to 24, 2023 at the Quirino Grandstand in Manila. Morizo, who Toyota calls its "master driver," is also an accomplished racing driver who helped develop many of Toyota's Gazoo Racing (GR) models

    Joey DeriquitoJoey Deriquito

    Aug 8, 2023

  • Goodbye turbos? 2025 Toyota Supra may be EV with 3 pedals -- report

    The return of the venerable Toyota Supra in 2019 has done wonders to resuscitate the Japanese brand’s sporting image. The current-generation GR Supra was co-developed with BMW. It shares the same two-seat, front-engine, rear-wheel-drive platform as the BMW Z4 roadster, along with the German car’s turbocharged inline-4 and inline-6 gasoline engines. But news from Japan points to what may be a huge change in direction for the Supra nameplate. Mid-engine Supra? Japanese publication BestCarWeb repor

    VJ BacunganVJ Bacungan

    Feb 9, 2023

  • Building a Mazda MX-5 killer -- our wishlist for the Toyota MR-S reboot

    When we reported on Toyota’s supposed plan to revive the MR-S sports car, you folks couldn’t get enough of it. Whether it was the baby-Lamborghini Huracan looks rendered by Japanese publication BestCarWeb or the promise of yet another 21st-century Toyota sports car, the idea of a nippy, mid-engine two-door clearly captured your imagination. Throughout our racing careers, both AutoFun Philippines content head Mikko David and I have been able to take the Toyota MR-S convertible to its limits on th

    VJ BacunganVJ Bacungan

    Dec 21, 2022

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