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Apr 14, 9:49pm - #155147 
Top Speed

Just a quick question...

What is the top speed of the celica GTS???

Had a quick look through the Tech Info but had no luck


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Apr 14, 9:50pm - #155148 
130-150


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Apr 14, 9:52pm - #155149 
^
that's a pretty broad figure

what does toyota claim it to be???


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Apr 15, 1:07am - #155150 
the top speed of a stock gts? 135 was as far as I could push mine. that was with a friend in the car, on a windy night, and with a slightly curvy/hilly road(well they felt like hills)

after CAI and TRD exhaust, new torque allowed 142mph, although I feel I could have easily broken the 145 mark without one of my other friends(190lb) in the car and with more road(almost missed my exit, scary).

so uh, stock. gts probably = 135-140.at.most

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Apr 15, 3:25am - #155151 
got mine between 135-140 stock, couldn't look at the panel after 135 too scary goodtimes after that I promised never to race like that again! I hate saying never!!! I want more speed!!!


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Apr 15, 3:26am - #155152 
GTS 225 km/h ~ 139.8 mph (stock)
GT 205 km/h ~ 127.4 mph (stock)

Danish data sheet from TOYOTA


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Apr 15, 5:23am - #155153 
I've had mine as fast as 150 (down a hill) and 145 on a straight


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Apr 15, 5:40am - #155154 
had mine at about 146 when racing a 99 civic si...


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Apr 15, 8:02am - #155155 
Originally Posted by OzzyZR
^
that's a pretty broad figure

what does toyota claim it to be???


car and driver claims it to be 129...

when people have gotten about 145.


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Apr 15, 8:14pm - #155156 
Thanks heaps for the info all thumbsup thumbsup

much appreciated


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Apr 22, 4:01pm - #155157 
The top speed for a 03 GTS 6 speed is 153. When the RPM's hit 7k in 6th gear, you're done. Autobahns in Germany made this easy to find out!

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Apr 22, 5:03pm - #155158 
I've been 144-145mph. With an HKS exhaust and Injen Intake.
But it was a nice long straight road and no passenger.


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Apr 22, 5:27pm - #155159 
dang thats quick


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Apr 22, 6:17pm - #155160 
Originally Posted by racergts03
The top speed for a 03 GTS 6 speed is 153. When the RPM's hit 7k in 6th gear, you're done. Autobahns in Germany made this easy to find out!


The ECU prevents lift from activating, so the engine runs out of breath at 7K in 6th gear.

With the PFC and a Turbo, I'd bet 170 MPH was possible.


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Apr 22, 8:00pm - #155161 
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Apr 22, 10:01pm - #155162 
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Apr 23, 7:48pm - #155163 
oh but mine goes .1 MPH??? hmmmm

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Apr 23, 9:39pm - #155164 
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Apr 24, 12:08am - #155165 
Originally Posted by marajade

GTS 225 km/h ~ 139.8 mph (stock)
GT 205 km/h ~ 127.4 mph (stock)

Danish data sheet from TOYOTA


Weird, got my GT to 138mph with 1 friend on board, and on camera. Took me a loong straight but i got there.

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Apr 24, 12:14am - #155166 
In my Auto(GT at least) I hit 127 going down a long hill on the freeway with a full house in the ride(4 passengers) and my car was COMPLETELY bone stock.

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Apr 24, 1:57am - #155167 
but doesn't every cars have 150mph govern in us.
i know the porsche gt3, gt40, and vipers have 150 govern for sure.based on the car and driver magazine

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Apr 24, 2:33am - #155168 
^^Interesting, somebody care to look that up?

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Apr 24, 6:16am - #155169 
Humm weird.. I go my GTS as fast as 122 mph, i gave up trying cause the road wasn't strait.. to many curves and hills.. I know that I coulded been higher cause my speed was still rising.. slowly but risin!.. rofl i need to find a good strait road that one uses it!.. them I'll see where my car really tops out! grin

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Apr 24, 7:53am - #155170 
yes, cars are legally governed to 155mph.

You can subvert that, though.


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Apr 24, 9:32am - #155171 
^^
wasn't aware of that. I've only been up to about 105 mph - too many cops around me

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Apr 24, 9:08pm - #155172 
I believe, read, and had stated in the past that a GTS is rev limited to about 135 or 136 stock. With mods maybe more. It may not be safe to push a Celica over 150 MPH. I know for a fact that Audi TT in the early days had instability at high speeds, even though they could reach them and it was a problem if I heard about it. I'm sure a stock Celica is not aerodynamically designed to push near 150 or above without issues of stability or safety.

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Apr 24, 10:11pm - #155173 
Originally Posted by hephaestus
I believe, read, and had stated in the past that a GTS is rev limited to about 135 or 136 stock. With mods maybe more. It may not be safe to push a Celica over 150 MPH. I know for a fact that Audi TT in the early days had instability at high speeds, even though they could reach them and it was a problem if I heard about it. I'm sure a stock Celica is not aerodynamically designed to push near 150 or above without issues of stability or safety.


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Apr 24, 10:13pm - #155174 
wish i could get to 135-145. i have a 5th gen ST(auto) and i've only gotten to 110. zoom. zoom. zoom.


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Apr 24, 11:11pm - #155175 
Originally Posted by hephaestus
I believe, read, and had stated in the past that a GTS is rev limited to about 135 or 136 stock. With mods maybe more. It may not be safe to push a Celica over 150 MPH. I know for a fact that Audi TT in the early days had instability at high speeds, even though they could reach them and it was a problem if I heard about it. I'm sure a stock Celica is not aerodynamically designed to push near 150 or above without issues of stability or safety.


The Audi initially had problems at high speeds due to spoiler issues. Once the spoiler was raised, stability increased

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Apr 24, 11:49pm - #155176 
Originally Posted by DaBigTickett
^^Interesting, somebody care to look that up?


In my 2001 Manual it says stuff about the governor being at 119 MPH(Manual). Bah! What a crock of shit.


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Apr 25, 1:44pm - #155177 
governer on the gts hits at 140mph

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Apr 25, 2:06pm - #155178 
135 mph in my gts


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Apr 26, 12:19am - #155179 
Originally Posted by BaTMaN_4
Originally Posted by marajade
GTS 225 km/h ~ 139.8 mph (stock)
GT 205 km/h ~ 127.4 mph (stock)

Danish data sheet from TOYOTA


Weird, got my GT to 138mph with 1 friend on board, and on camera. Took me a loong straight but i got there.


The instruments are not very precise... the speedometer shows approx. 10% to much and maybe more at high speeds...
If you really wants to know how fast the car is, get a GPS og even better get some quality measurement equipment for the job...


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Apr 26, 2:00am - #155180 
Originally Posted by VSGTS14
Originally Posted by OzzyZR
^
that's a pretty broad figure

what does toyota claim it to be???


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when people have gotten about 145.


A lot of those magazines are so awful when it comes to testing out cars, a lot say the GTS does 0-60 in like 7+ seconds, when it's really 6.3.. it's so awful.


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Apr 26, 2:03am - #155181 
Yup. I read one mag where our 1/4 time was like 15.9 seconds wtf

I think that they must have been shifting at 7500 RPM with the A/C on.


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