BMW Z4, Toyota Supra To Become Blood Brothers

Derek Kreindler
by Derek Kreindler
bmw z4 toyota supra to become blood brothers

Much like the long-rumored Alfa Romeo Spider/Mazda MX-5 tie-up, Toyota will be entering into a similar arrangement with BMW for their next Z4, and the return of the Toyota Supra.

The Nikkei reports that this will be the first tangible result of BMW and Toyota’s collaboration. The vehicles are expected to debut in 2017, and be sold as distinct products under their own brands. The idea of a Supra and a Z4 sharing a common link may be unfathomable to loyalists of both brands, but in the current economic climate, the need for scale trumps all other concerns.

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  • Hummer Hummer on Jul 11, 2014

    So half want an inline 6, half want a V8. We need compromise - inline 7 ... Or I could just be realistic... Inline 8!

  • Sofast1 Sofast1 on Jul 11, 2014

    Oh Boy! Another great car that I won't be able to afford! Yay!

  • Tjh8402 Tjh8402 on Jul 12, 2014

    I'm looking forward to this. I really hope it gets the turbo straight six.

  • Jdmcomp Jdmcomp on Jul 14, 2014

    So does that mean the BMW version will turn into a MINI?