A fun time at the drag strip went bad for the owner of a 1,000-horsepower Toyota Celica, after a hard launch sheared the lug nuts from a drive wheel.
Toyota Celica News
- Chris Bruce
- Sep 18, 2015
Jay Leno fondly remembers the 1971 Toyota Celica and takes a drive in a pristine example direct from the company's US museum.
- Brandon Turkus
- Aug 9, 2013
Toyota as we know it could become a thing of the past. According to Australian site Car Advice, the Japanese brand known for bland cruisers like the Camry and Corolla is preparing to bring two new rear-drive cars to market that would slot above and below the Scion-badged FR-S. This is very, very good news.
- Seyth Miersma
- Jul 9, 2013
Brian Karasawa's gen-one Toyota Celica is, in a word, badass. As a long-standing fan of the marque, the doting owner has tried to both restore and improve his Celica keeping period-correct modifications in mind. The 20R/22R mashup engine is outputting roughly 185 horsepower and graced with a lot of JDM-specific parts and modifications. Clearly, the exhaust has been upgraded from stock, as clips of the orange Toyota in motion are accompanied by one hell of a nice sound.
- Chris Shunk
- Mar 8, 2012
Former and current Toyota driver Neal Bates started his rally career over 20 years ago. While that seems like a long time to have been racing, even back then a 1980 Toyota Celica was pretty old school. Mr. Bates and his friends at Toyota set out to prove that the old Celica is still cool by giving the RA40 dirt runner a full restore ahead of its ARC debut in Melbourne.
- Jeff Glucker
- Jan 26, 2011
Subaru has already confirmed that it's sports car being jointly developed with Toyota is coming to the 2011 Geneva Motor Show. Now Toyota is getting into the action by announcing today that its version of the jointly developed sports car, the FT-86, will be there... and it will be an evolution of the concept shown back in 2009 at the Tokyo Motor Show. The updated version is called the Toyota FT-86 II and promises to be our clearest view yet of what the production vehicle will look like.
- Jeff Glucker
- Jan 4, 2011
JDM Legends brings vintage Japan to the U.S. – Click above to watch video after the jump
- Sam Abuelsamid
- Jun 27, 2010
1993 Toyota Celica Turbo – Click above for high-res image gallery
- Zach Bowman
- May 28, 2010
1993 Toyota Celica All-Trac – Click above for image gallery
- Noah Joseph
- Oct 26, 2009
- John Neff
- Mar 23, 2009
The last report about the on again/off again sports car being developed jointly by Toyota and Subaru was that it's on again. Today comes word from L'Automobile in France that not only is the rear-wheel-drive Toyubaru going to happen, but it will arrive bearing the Celica name sometime in 2010. If Wikipedia is to be believed, this would be the eighth generation of the Celica, which traces its roots all the way back to 1970 when it debuted in Japan as an inexpensive rear-wheel-drive sports car. Th
- John Neff
- Apr 10, 2008
At a press conference in Japan today, Toyota CEO Katsuaki Watanabe finally confirmed that his company is jointly developing a pair of rear-wheel-drive sports cars with Subaru. Each brand will get its own version of the car, which will be powered by one of Subaru's boxer engines, though the engine's displacement, power output and even number of cylinders is not yet known. We're also not sure if the Subaru version will feature the brand's trademark all-wheel-drive system either as an option or sta
- John Neff
- Feb 15, 2008
click above to view more angles of the LOTR Celica
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