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Jun 7, 1:47pm - #20075 
2005, 2006 New Celica INFO

I found some info on the new Celica!!!!!!!!
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http://www.motortrend.com/future/spied/112_2005fvf/index1.html
(*2005 Toyota Celica: Significant update with freshened styling and mechanical changes.*)

http://www.xs4all.nl/~mjs/newmodels.html
(*2005/09 Celica*)

http://www.toyotacelicaonline.com/rumors.htm
(* Toyota Celica Power Upgrade?
For those of you keeping tabs on the Altezza, you may know that a model has just begun
production in Japan called the RS200 Altezza. This car, though unlikely to be brought to
the US, has an engine that sounds like an excellent fit to upgrade the power of the current
model Celica. The engine, co-developed with Yamaha (yes, exactly like the 2zz-ge), is the
latest generation 3S-GE 2.0L engine with dual VVT-i pumping out 215HP. eek eek As the new Celica
was designed to combat the popularity of the Integra head on... cross your fingers that Toyota
will drop this engine into the seventh generation Celica. This is not an engine swap candidate
however as the engine is mounted lengthwise in the RS300.
Unfortunately, Toyota has historically proven to be slow in playing the horsepower game.
This may mean that more power for the Celica isnt likely until as late as the next incarnation
of the Celica (8th generation-~2006). The All-Trac/GT-4 was introduced 2 years into the model
year, as well as convertible models, to renew interest, so it is very remotely possible that Toyota
could introduce it in the 2003 model year facelift but highly doubtful. Toyota is focusing their
time and money towards Scion at the moment, and Celica sales have never been the focus of
Toyota USA... angry angry*)

Anyways just wanting to share this important info with you guys!!!!! thumbsup thumbsup




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Jun 7, 5:03pm - #20077 
2005 celica is most likely going to have a V-6 dropped into it from another car, full redesign (exterior, interior, mechanical) and should have over 200 hp. I hope this is all true from what Toyota has released in an issue of Automotive News a few months ago.


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Jun 7, 7:19pm - #20078 
Do you have a link for that info TRD???????? confused


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Jun 7, 7:24pm - #20079 
Originally Posted by Rone0seveN
Do you have a link for that info TRD???????? confused


no sorry, I said it was in a weekly issue of Automotive News a while back. I don't have that issue anymore, but that magazine is by far the best for news about any new cars. And what I said was stated by Toyota, so I hope it's true when they say that.


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Jun 7, 7:28pm - #20080 
O I C ! thumbsup


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Jun 8, 6:31pm - #20081 
Thanks for moving it LOL! Sorry !!!!!! thumbsup


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Jun 8, 6:33pm - #20082 
no problem! its all good! thumbsup


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Jun 8, 6:51pm - #20083 
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Jun 8, 7:20pm - #20084 
Yes it is can't wait to get the new GEN !!!!! goodjob


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Jun 9, 12:06am - #20085 
keep us posted on any pics of the new celica.. thumbsup


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Jun 9, 11:53am - #20086 
Okay!! thumbsup


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Jun 9, 2:13pm - #20087 
I just do not trust that rumors.



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Jun 9, 3:50pm - #20088 
lets just wait till it comes out thumbsup, i dont like rumors as well grin


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Jun 9, 5:15pm - #20089 
If the new celi gonna be a v6, i dink its gonna be targeted to older folks; something like the accord. iono just my .02 cents.


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Jun 9, 11:35pm - #20090 
All i got to say is we need torque and anything besides front wheel drive damn it!!! And you all know exactly what i mean!!!
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Jun 10, 2:46pm - #20091 
i like a celi with an Inline 6, RWD, Twin Turbo thumbsup


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Jun 10, 3:46pm - #20092 
Originally Posted by sleepy celica
If the new celi gonna be a v6, i dink its gonna be targeted to older folks; something like the accord. iono just my .02 cents.


no, Toyota is not doing that. Why have the Celica compete with an accord when they have the best selling car, the camry? And Toyota would not do that because they are interested in Gen Y buyers, i.e. Scion brand.


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Jun 10, 7:31pm - #20093 
Originally Posted by Street Prototype
i like a celi with an Inline 6, RWD, Twin Turbo thumbsup


if they did this... i would be grin grin grin grin grin


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Jun 11, 12:07am - #20094 
One medium size turbo would fine for me. I buy one as soon as it comes out!!!!!!!!!! angry thumbsup angry


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Jun 11, 12:16am - #20095 
Can't wait till this comes out! The 7th gen's price will be lower and easier for me to get smile

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Jun 11, 12:22am - #20096 
LOL True!!!!!!!! rolleyes


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Jun 27, 12:56am - #20097 
Anyways I'm starting to save money, so far so good!!!!! grin


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Jun 29, 4:27am - #20098 
I am still hoping that one day Toyota will introduce a RWD 200+ hp, Turbo Celica...


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Jun 29, 8:57am - #20099 
Originally Posted by TRDGTS014
2005 celica is most likely going to have a V-6 dropped into it from another car, full redesign (exterior, interior, mechanical) and should have over 200 hp. I hope this is all true from what Toyota has released in an issue of Automotive News a few months ago.


that would be sweet

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Jun 29, 9:03am - #20100 
I have been hoping for a TRD supercharger ever since I bought my celica. About the v6 thing...If they put a v6 in the celica wont they have to expand the front of car to make room for it?

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Jun 29, 9:09am - #20101 
Originally Posted by Angelica
I have been hoping for a trd supercharger ever since I bought my celica. About the v6 thing...If they put a v6 in the celica wont they have to expand the front of car to make room for it?


they are gonna be redesigning the whole thing

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Jun 29, 9:14am - #20102 
I like the 7th gen. I am not really looking foward to a new look! I would like to see the celica with a v6 or turbo though!

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Jun 29, 9:29am - #20103 
yea that would be nice

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Jun 29, 9:51am - #20104 
I've also heard the rumors, but i hope that they are true, 200hp V-6 sure would be nice. But the eclispe is a 200hp V-6 and my GTS blows them away. more power and prefromace is always a good thing.


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Jun 29, 9:56am - #20105 
I dont want a v-6 they are slow as crap if the hp isn't high enough. i think a 215 hp, 4 cylinder, front wheel drive would be sweet. They won't put rear wheel drive on it, not efficient.


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Jun 29, 2:11pm - #20106 
Originally Posted by TRDGTS014
I dont want a v-6 they are slow as crap if the hp isn't high enough. i think a 215 hp, 4 cylinder, front wheel drive would be sweet. They won't put rear wheel drive on it, not efficient.


oh yea thenn we'd be rollin in style cool

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lol yeppers. cool


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Jul 1, 9:19pm - #20108 
hell yeah a v6 in a celica ? if that day comes , i will trade in my 7th gen celica for a v6 celica. thumbsup toyota really needs more horse power . whats up with all these slow cars...nissan , honda etc all is beating toyota in power ...we need more horses come on ... wtf


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Jul 2, 3:55am - #20109 
Originally Posted by VSGTS14
I dont want a v-6 they are slow as crap if the hp isn't high enough. i think a 215 hp, 4 cylinder, front wheel drive would be sweet. They won't put rear wheel drive on it, not efficient.


idunno, remember that if you want more HP and together with Torque, you gotta have rear wheel drive or all-wheel drive thumbsup


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Jul 2, 8:14am - #20110 
Originally Posted by Street Prototype
Originally Posted by VSGTS14
I dont want a v-6 they are slow as crap if the hp isn't high enough. i think a 215 hp, 4 cylinder, front wheel drive would be sweet. They won't put rear wheel drive on it, not efficient.


idunno, remember that if you want more HP and together with Torque, you gotta have rear wheel drive or all-wheel drive thumbsup


yea I know.


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Jul 2, 8:51am - #20111 
i wanna see my next car... can you say trade in.. i hope the 05's are sick... that will be my next car.. knowing then what i know now... can you say yellow!!! or that blue that KDawg has is siiiiiiiiiiiiiick... thumbsup come on toyota.. post some pics already

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Jul 2, 11:31am - #20112 
when does the 05 model come out roughly? near the end of 04?

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Jul 2, 12:58pm - #20113 
I seriously doubt they will change the car for the 2005 model year. It's the same crap they've been talking about the supra for the past, what, 4 years? I'll believe it when I see it.

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Jul 2, 1:48pm - #20114 
Originally Posted by Street Prototype
i like a celi with an Inline 6, RWD, Twin Turbo thumbsup


Its called a supra lol


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Jul 2, 2:23pm - #20115 
Originally Posted by SexyCelica
Originally Posted by Street Prototype
i like a celi with an Inline 6, RWD, Twin Turbo thumbsup


Its called a supra lol



my point exactly insult thumbsup


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Jul 2, 10:14pm - #20116 
It's all about the waiting game. Things change and rumors fly..when I see it I'll believe it

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Jul 4, 3:30pm - #20117 
LOL I'll still getting the New Celica over the New Supra!!!!!
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Jul 4, 3:34pm - #20118 
whatever new body style the celi comes out, lets hope that its turboed and that it fits under our hoods. =P


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Jul 4, 9:01pm - #20119 
Originally Posted by sleepy celica
whatever new body style the celi comes out, lets hope that its turboed and that it fits under our hoods. =P


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Jul 4, 11:55pm - #20120 
To be real, I think the new GEN is going to be I4 or I6,Non Turbo
(But the engine will have a great compression like in the 9's)
Engine, if it's I4 it's a 2.2L if it's an I6 it's be a 2.8L.
It might still be Front Wheel drive, if they change it I think they'll make it AWD.
I don't think they'll make it RWD ( since it'll lose the handling with the RWD)
Body will stay the same except for the front(It'll be extended a little bit for the New Engine!!!)
It will stay 6 Speed for manual and new 5 Speed for automatics!!
And it's gonna be called GT-X or GT-L instead of GTS
I4 2.2L FWD 2700lbs with 210hp @ 6500rpm 200tq @ 4500rpm
This what I think it will change 2 by early 2005!!!!
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Jul 5, 10:00am - #20121 
Originally Posted by Rone0seveN
To be real, I think the new GEN is going to be I4 or I6,Non Turbo
(But the engine will have a great compression like in the 9's)
Engine, if it's I4 it's a 2.2L if it's an I6 it's be a 2.8L.
It might still be Front Wheel drive, if they change it I think they'll make it AWD.
I don't think they'll make it RWD ( since it'll lose the handling with the RWD)
Body will stay the same except for the front(It'll be extended a little bit for the New Engine!!!)
It will stay 6 Speed for manual and new 5 Speed for automatics!!
And it's gonna be called GT-X or GT-L instead of GTS
I4 2.2L FWD 2700lbs with 210hp @ 6500rpm 200tq @ 4500rpm
This what I think it will change 2 by early 2005!!!!
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THANKS!!! grin thumbsup


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Jul 5, 3:01pm - #20123 
it better have turbo... im tired of all the haters saying the celica is soooo fuggen slow. angry

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Jul 5, 3:07pm - #20124 
Originally Posted by Shinobi
it better have turbo... im tired of all the haters saying the celica is soooo fuggen slow. angry


it's not bad!! but like ricepowered's sig says 'My car may be slow but it looks better than your car'

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