Revealed: F1-powered Toyota GR Supra drift machine
Ryan Tuerck had a dream. The American drift star wished to put in a Method 1-inspired Judd V10 engine into his subsequent automotive, a Toyota GR Supra.
After 18-months of labor, he unveiled his anything-but-stock mission ultimately week’s SEMA Present. Dubbed ‘Method Supra’ the beautiful carbon machine is powered by a Judd GV4, the British engineering agency’s 4.0-litre V10 that it developed for Le Mans Prototype racing (utilizing the V10 data it gained in F1).
The GV4 is able to making 544kW and revving to an ear-piercing 11,000rpm, the mixture of GR Supra and Judd make for a singular machine. This is identical kind of engine that gained the 2002 Daytona 24-hours at the back of the Doran Racing Dallara LMP1.
There’s additionally a bit of little bit of Australia on this particular construct, with the engine paired with a locally-made Holinger sequential gearbox – much like what was used within the previous-generation V8 Supercars.
Tuerck constructed Method Supra in partnership with Race Providers, the Los Angeles-based media company that additionally works with Daniel Ricciardo and Method 1 on varied advertising initiatives.
He’s additionally no stranger to uncommon automotive builds, along with his earlier well-known mission being the Toyota 4586 – an 86 coupe that swapped its 2.0-litre four-cylinder engine for a 4.5-litre V8 from a Ferrari 458 Italia.
Take a look at the official reveal video under, which is the most recent installment in a video sequence monitoring Method Supra’s creation from the very starting.