As racetracks go, windswept, patchy Llandow is not one of the world’s greats. But it is somewhere we can cut loose. As driving roads go, Llandudno’s jogger-heavy Marine Drive is not one of the world’s greats. But it does look very pretty in photographs. These are our bookends. And they’re handily distant from one another.
I might have almost planned it that way. What am I saying? I did. Because it’s what happens in between that’s important.
The Toyota Supra is a sports car. Not a track car, so Llandow is chiefly a distraction, a chance to capture some drama and see what happens at the limit. Nor, says Toyota, is the Supra a grand tourer. What it is, is a £50,000 (P3.15 million) alternative to the Porsche Cayman (click here f0r the Philippine prices of the Toyota Supra). An everyday-usable, upwardly aspirational sports coupe. Like the BMW M2 Competition, or the Alpine A110. What a cracking lineup of cars. Seriously, I mean that—there’s not a duffer here.