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Apr 9, 6:30pm - #150229 
Celica SS-II?

Perhaps a few of you here have the knowledge I seek. What is with the term SS-II?

I had noticed this on Gran Tourismo 3 long ago and never really thought about researching it, but for both sixth & seventh gen. Celica's they referr to them as SS-II. I did a quick search on Google for the Celica SS-II and just some sixth gens. came up, but the GT3 thing came up and so did the car list for GT4 Progolue where is was listed as (2003) Toyota Celica SS-II Tuning Car.

Also, most sites with SS-II where non-english.. so I would guess it's either some Asian or European thing or just a referance to a specific type of sixth gen.. but it doesn't explain the SS-II used for the 2000 Celica in GT3 and the '03 in GT4 Prologue.


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Apr 9, 6:44pm - #150230 
Where can you get GT4 Prologue from ? GT4 looks badass thumbsup

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Apr 9, 7:30pm - #150231 
SS-II is what some non-american countries call the 7th Gen Celica GTS. thumbsup

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Apr 9, 7:37pm - #150232 
I thought SS-II is what they called that celi in japan that had like 190hp!!!


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Apr 9, 7:41pm - #150233 
Originally Posted by qbanprepster21
I thought SS-II is what they called that celi in japan that had like 190hp!!!

I believe thats the T-sport...it has 190hp..i believe.

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Apr 9, 9:33pm - #150234 
same thing as a GTS, T-Sport, just a diff. name thumbsup


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Apr 9, 9:44pm - #150235 
Originally Posted by DiabloGTS
same thing as a GTS, T-Sport, just a diff. name thumbsup

I thought so, but wasnt sure. wave

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Apr 9, 10:29pm - #150236 
I beleive it has 190 hp because of mostly the High octane levels over there.

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Apr 9, 10:33pm - #150237 
Pretty much every country except for North American has a 190hp Celica GTS because of emission laws, they are a bit more slack else where.. and thus allows the car to push more power out of the box compared to North American models.

But as it's said, 10hp isn't that noticable, perhaps on some levels it is.. you can get that power back by buyiny CAI I believe.


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Apr 9, 11:50pm - #150238 
Originally Posted by Vampyre
Pretty much every country except for North American has a 190hp Celica GTS because of emission laws, they are a bit more slack else where.. and thus allows the car to push more power out of the box compared to North American models.

But as it's said, 10hp isn't that noticable, perhaps on some levels it is.. you can get that power back by buyiny CAI I believe.


and that's 10 crank HP, probably 6-7 WHP at the most.


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Apr 10, 5:17am - #150239 
i heard somewhere that Japan has stricter emissions laws then north america

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Apr 10, 9:32am - #150240 
Originally Posted by tooekneee
Where can you get GT4 Prologue from ?

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Apr 10, 9:37am - #150241 
game shop or i dont fhink its out yet

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Apr 10, 2:07pm - #150242 
Originally Posted by Rexy13
i heard somewhere that Japan has stricter emissions laws then north america


That's quite possible.. I know the emission laws are differant in some other countries and that's the reason why their Celica's are allowed to come stock with more power, I guess they must be missing something that North American cars have to reduce the amount of pollution. But Japan does have a really high octane in gas, so that helps a ton too, because I imagine since they only have higher grades of gas that their cars are tuned a bit differantly and they can utilize that higher octane.

As for GT4P well I imagine you can only get it in Japan right now, so get it that way (maybe you can download it online) and then have your PS2 chipped and there you go.


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Apr 10, 3:23pm - #150243 
Originally Posted by Rexy13
i heard somewhere that Japan has stricter emissions laws then north america


You have to pass an inspection every 3 years unless you pay a large amount of money to have it passed.

That's why a lot of Japanese drivers have nice, new, clean, good looking cars. They end up buying new cars because it's sometimes cheaper than paying to get it inspected.

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Apr 11, 12:23pm - #150244 
Pretty surprised no one knew the proper answer or simply didn't care..

SS-I = GT
SS-II = GTS
SS-II (superstrut) = No North American equal. (has double wishbone suspension all around)

Got the info. thanks to Vic' (owner/admin) at Celica Garage


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