A90 Toyota GR Supra with an 800 hp 2JZ engine is Daigo Saito’s new drift automotive for D1 Grand Prix sequence

Cease complaining in regards to the new A90 Toyota GR Supra having a BMW coronary heart underneath the bonnet, as a result of Daigo Saito is right here to appease the calls for of purists all over the world. The Japanese skilled drifter just lately revealed his newest competitors automotive, which will likely be used for the upcoming D1GP All Star Shoot-out in Tokyo in late March, and all through the 2019 D1 Grand Prix sequence that begins in June. Underneath the bonnet of Saito’s machine is the much-praised 2JZ-GTE inline-six, making this drift automotive possible the primary A90 Supra to pack the hallowed engine. With improvement work from HKS, the engine options an elevated capability of three.three litres (from three.zero litres), whereas an enormous turbocharger brings the ultimate output to round 800 hp. Important revisions are made to the remainder of the automotive as nicely, beginning with a Pandem widebody equipment, entrance lip spoiler, an enormous rear wing, bigger wheels and brakes, in addition to a further rear-mounted radiator for additional cooling capability. The automotive is predominantly painted black with Toyota Gazoo Racing livery and sponsors stickered throughout its physique. A winner of a number of drifting championships, Saito is not any stranger to piloting attention-grabbing drift machines, with a Ferrari 599 and Lamborghini Murcielago being a few of them. The publish A90 Toyota GR Supra with an 800 hp 2JZ engine is Daigo Saito’s new drift automotive for D1 Grand Prix sequence appeared first on Paul Tan's Automotive Information.