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Witness the Exact Moment God Smote the First 2JZ 2020 Toyota Supra

It was really a kind of beautifully tragic turn of events, like Icarus flying too close to the sun. But instead of wings made of feathers and wax, we have a 2020 Toyota Supra powered by the legendary 2JZ and then a fire. Here’s a behind-the-scenes look at what happened.Read more… Continue Reading at https://jalopnik.com

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The New 2JZ Supras Have Already Begun and the Car Isn’t Even Out Yet

Today is the day of 2JZ-swapped 2020 Toyota Supras, apparently. This morning former D1GP champion Diago Saito stood beside a fresh A90-gen car, gleaming 2JZ in its heart. And before the day is over so stands… former D1GP champion Masato Kawabata beside a fresh A90-gen car, gleaming 2JZ in its heart.Read more… Continue Reading at […]

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The First 2020 Toyota Supra With a 2JZ Swap Is Here

Toyota claims it partnered with BMW on the 2020 Toyota Supra, in part, because it wanted to keep an inline six-cylinder powertrain which the Germans could supply. Of course, to purists, that was never going to be enough, and now it looks like somebody has already started work on the first new Toyota Supra with […]

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This Is What Illegal Japanese Street Drifting Looked Like in 2005

Today’s drift scene, particularly in America, is almost completely gripped with nostalgia for the late 1990s and early 2000s, dreaming after cars covered in lightning bolt graphics and giant body kits. But what did the scene look like at the time, not viewed through rose-tinted glasses?Read more… Continue Reading at https://jalopnik.com

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As It Turns Out, Drifting Is Hard as Hell

There are three automotive truths that I consider indisputable. First, nobody looks good in a head sock and an open-faced driving helmet. Second, nitrous does not automatically mean warp speed. And third, no matter how many drifting videos, movies and events you’ve seen, you will always be ass at it the first time you…Read more… […]

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Proud Parents Present Their ‘Idiot Son’ To The Drifting World

The “Kansai All Stars” annual drift competition seeks to crown the best drifters of the Kansai region of Japan, pitting drift teams representing different prefectures against each other in five-car trains. Because it is 2018, the full event coverage was quickly uploaded online, and in it we are treated to the story of…Read more… Continue […]

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