Tetsuya Tada is the point man for Toyota's sports cars, which lately have been developed jointly with other automakers. The Toyota 86 is a badge-engineered Subaru BRZ and the all-new 2020 Supra shares a platform with the BMW Z4. It was Tada's job to make sure Toyota's versions of those cars reflected its own brand identity and performance aspirations. In an interview with Autoblog, Tada has made it clear that Toyota has even higher aspirations for the Supra.
This is a companion discussion topic for the original entry at https://www.hagerty.com/articles-videos/articles/2019/08/12/toyota-supra-more-power-for-future-variants