The 2019? 2020? Toyota Supra, in some ways, already feels disappointing. We know it’s mostly a BMW, and we expect it will just drive like a BMW. Ho hum. But today the Supra MKV forum turned up this picture of the car in yellow. HOLD ON. Yellow? All bets are off. This car rules.
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Once more, I’ll say that you can find the full picture with a better view of its dual exhausts (for that inline BMW engine) on the Supra MKV forum. They kindly sent this pic our way for all of us to obsess over.
I don’t mean to overestimate the importance of being able to get a Supra in yellow... wait, yes I do. Yellow is critically undervalued in today’s automotive tones.
What might have been a slightly blah large performance coupe is now a shining vanguard of joy and wonder. It’s a 1960s lightning bolt, a 1970s laser beam, a signal that cars don’t have to be rrrrrr grrrrrr serious. They can be fun! They can be... yellow!
A grey Supra driving down the street? OK. Sure.
A yellow Supra driving down the street? Crash your car. Hop on out. Get a photo. This thing is a vision of a warmer tomorrow.
Just yesterday I stopped everything that I was doing to take a picture of one of the limited-edition yellow Scion FR-Ss. It looked absolutely fantastic, transforming an already somewhat special car into something extraordinary.
Hopefully the Supra gets the same.