Hachiroku (AE86- think InitialD), 4AGE in the 20V RSi Corolla, BEAMS, and the 2JZ engine in the Supras of yesteryear… These things will resonate with any Toyota fan.

The engines of the above-mentioned cars have been used for decades to modify vehicles in South Africa, turning everyday cars into track beasts, along with spinning the car-mod culture on its head. Specifically the 2JZ engine of the previous Supra.

So, when Toyota revealed that its legendary Supra was being revived as the MK5 version, the excitement was overwhelming. Then came a rather interesting announcement. BMW was collaborating with Toyota on this vehicle – the first bespoke Toyota Gazoo Racing project – and the heart would be that of the recently launched Z4 engine