14 November 2019
Feature

Think of the best Japanese sports cars of all time and it's a fair bet that the Honda NSX and Mazda MX-5 will be near, if not at, the top of the list.

Question, then: how would the new, 2019 Toyota Supra compare to these two Japanese greats? 

Not as a like-for-like comparison: the new Toyota, developed alongside the BMW Z4, is a different kind of car. It's a big front-engined sports coupe, while the Mazda MX-5 is a lightweight front-engined roadster and the Honda NSX is a mid-engined supercar.

But against the Mazda and Honda, does the new Toyota Supra show that its gestation involved German engineering? Can you tell, and if so, does it matter? Are we looking at a Japanese future classic?

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15 November 2019
I see nothing - NOTHING - about current cars on sale to make me want one over either the original MX5 or NSX.

I just cannot see the progress. But I can certainly see the regression.

15 November 2019
I see nothing - NOTHING - about any current cars on sale to make me want one over either the original MX5 or this NSX.

I just cannot see the progress in any way that matters.

But I can certainly see the regression.

16 November 2019

There is a huge progress : the Playstation sound of the Supra :-)

 

16 November 2019

Prior is really good at these videos. Disdale is not. 'Listen to that noise!' Well I could of it wasn't for him talking over it.

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