It’s been two decades since the Supra nameplate was last in production. 21 years in fact. That’s a long time by any account. For this entirely new fifth-generation model, the design team was asked to collaborate with BMW to design a new vehicle based on a shared platform. And so began the design process of what became known as the A90 program (L6 FR internally).
“The starting point was not specifically ‘the Supra project’,” says Nobuo Nakamura, general manager of Advanced Design Development at Toyota Motor Corp. In 2013, Nakamura was . . .