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SabreWulf
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SabreWulf Apr 16, 3:56am - #443371 

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2004 Toyota Celica

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Maximum Speed

What is the fastest that the Toyota Celica's 7th Generation can go?

This applies to all models... what is the maximum achievable speed that the Celica can go.
- GT Automatic
- GT Standard
- GTS Automatic
- GTS Standard

Either from personal experience or known fact... what's the fastest the car can go... and like a lot of the American cars, is there any 'governor' in the car that prevents it from going any faster?

Personaly on my old 2000 Celica GT Automatic, I got only it up to 113mph max on a level straight-a-way & didn't seem to want to go any faster.
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Elec-FuYu Apr 16, 4:00am - #443372 
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fastest i got to in my 03 GTS Auto is 129mph flat ground(tech speed, which we all know it's inaccurate...)

it is still gaining speed (slowly), but the road is not long enough.

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maingear
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maingear Apr 16, 4:04am - #443373 

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I have been up to 145 in my 2002 GTS 6 speed.
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guachin Apr 16, 7:09am - #443374 
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120 mph
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nevarezmdf Apr 16, 8:49am - #443375 
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130 Manual 2004 GT
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ForceFed
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ForceFed Apr 16, 3:16pm - #443376 

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140 mph
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cant say ive done that before... ahh crap
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Mike2000gt Apr 16, 3:22pm - #443377 
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130 2000 GT 5-Speed
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rockfordcelica Apr 16, 3:22pm - #443378 

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138 mph
00' GT Manual
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GlassCurtain Apr 16, 4:48pm - #443379 

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120mph GT manual
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Pissprinkler Apr 16, 7:16pm - #443380 

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147mph 2000 GTS 6spd
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GT4
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GT4 Apr 16, 8:22pm - #443381 

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Anyone ever tested top speed with radar or GPS?

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maingear
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maingear Apr 16, 11:07pm - #443382 

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I was clocked doing 135 but ran out of road before I toped out.
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mrluilou Apr 17, 12:38am - #443383 

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20001 Auto Gt- 120

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VSCelica24 Apr 17, 1:58am - #443384 

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bro got mine when i had it going 140 in a 2001 GTS 6-Speed with a Intake and exhaust

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05XRunner Apr 17, 2:08am - #443385 

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Originally Posted by mrluilou

20001 Auto Gt- 120

HOLY CRAP...What kinda technology you got in there..20001 man does it fly or do neat stuff like go invisiable and stuff...LOL
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gnarkill Apr 17, 2:15am - #443386 

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hahahhahahaha i wonder how much you pay 4 a celi that new?? rofl rofl rofl
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trikdcelica Apr 17, 2:48am - #443387 

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Originally Posted by rockfordcelica
138 mph
00' GT Manual


i hit 138 too. what's up with these '00 gt's only goin 120 or 115. i have 18's too. i heard that could make a little difference b/c the diameter wheel. for all i know i maybe hittin 140.
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Grifter Apr 17, 2:52am - #443388 
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i hit 155 the other day on the highway (not advised) but i HAD to test out my newly built engine. i had a custom stroker kit made, and higher compression pistons 12.9 and nitrous, and exhaust cut out, and Short Ram Intake. that was aparently my engine can take 125 shot of juice
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jrbulosan Apr 17, 8:01am - #443389 
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I got up to 133, according to my speedometer in my 2000 GT manual on the 101 Ventura Freeway by Santa Barbara, slowed down when I saw headlights pulling onto the highway from an offramp, and got a speeding ticket from CA Highway Patrol for going 85 mph.

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robare99 Apr 17, 8:31am - #443390 

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220.






oh, kms an hour.
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Elec-FuYu Apr 17, 10:04am - #443391 
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^^^funny laughsilly

converting that to mph is around 138~

for those who have no idea about kmh... tongue

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ASheva10 Apr 17, 5:19pm - #443392 

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Originally Posted by trikdcelica
Originally Posted by rockfordcelica
138 mph
00' GT Manual


i hit 138 too. what's up with these '00 gt's only goin 120 or 115. i have 18's too. i heard that could make a little difference b/c the diameter wheel. for all i know i maybe hittin 140.



I call bullshit, because GT's top out at 127-130 I don't remember exact number.

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hombredelassrtas Apr 17, 6:59pm - #443393 

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102 wink i cant afford a ticket so thats the top ive gone in my 04 gts smile

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spaztikid Apr 17, 7:31pm - #443394 
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based on the gear ratio in 5th gear for a GT, and on stock rims and tires that max speed is 137.5 mph... add bigger wheels and you can go faster a little bit... but not much...
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Haulin_A_Doo Apr 17, 8:00pm - #443395 
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Originally Posted by spaztikid
based on the gear ratio in 5th gear for a GT, and on stock rims and tires that max speed is 137.5 mph... add bigger wheels and you can go faster a little bit... but not much...


That is if there was no friction & air resistance. Its not the gearing or the diameter of the tire that determines the top speed, its wind resistance & horsepower or the lack there of. You cannot calculate the top speed, there are too many variables to consider.
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spaztikid Apr 17, 8:05pm - #443396 
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i'm saying that with ANY power and any wind resistance the fastest you can go with a 5 speed GT with stock gearing, wheels/tires, and redline is 137.5... you cannot go any faster because the car will hit fuel cutoff...


topspeed can be calculated, aerodynamics doesnt come into play so much because our engines produce enough power to bring us to what the cars actual top speed is given the stock redline and all that junk...
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Haulin_A_Doo Apr 17, 8:18pm - #443397 
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Redline is lower than the fuel cutout by what 400RPM or so. That will put it over 140MPH & no it does not have the horsepower to reach 140MPH. So no, you can't calculate it.

7th Gen Celica's do not reach redline in their respective O/D gears. They run out of horsepower first.
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trikdcelica Apr 17, 11:46pm - #443398 

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Originally Posted by ASheva10
Originally Posted by trikdcelica
Originally Posted by rockfordcelica
138 mph
00' GT Manual


i hit 138 too. what's up with these '00 gt's only goin 120 or 115. i have 18's too. i heard that could make a little difference b/c the diameter wheel. for all i know i maybe hittin 140.



I call bullshit, because GT's top out at 127-130 I don't remember exact number.


that may be as fast as you've gone b/c your too scared to go any faster.

i'll prove it to you if somebody can tell me how to download a video to the internet. i hit 138 numerous times in my '00 gt. i raced a friends v6 honda accord every other night at work on the way home. i got him all the way until we hit 125 then he gets even with me. i hit 138 and that was it. he kept goin and had 2 cars on me(goin 140 he said) i didn't have anything else left, but i'll prove i hit 138 if you don't believe me.
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slick00gts Apr 18, 12:35am - #443399 
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in my 00gts 6 speed, i hit about 135 and i was at about 7800ish in 5th
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robare99 Apr 18, 2:41am - #443400 

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Here's a pic at just over 200kmh look at the rpms...Again, I accept that the spedo is off at that speed, but that's just the numbers I go by. But it climbs REALLY slow at that point. I've hit 220. I'll take a pic next time. I'm putting on my summer rims this week. My stock tires are wearing down and I don't like to go much over 140kmh on them.

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justin Apr 18, 3:16am - #443401 
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i cant get it to go any faster, it just sits right there , it wont gain? ill be in lift and it will stop at like 64oo rpm, i think thats were it tops out, or maybe it just cant fight the air past that.
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Vaqusis Apr 18, 11:13am - #443402 

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We have a nice downhill slope that runs down and into a nice smooth curve. I've buried the speedo twice now just seeing...Since speedo stops at about 145 or 150 I don't have a damn clue...btw 2000 GT
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alex93393 Apr 18, 3:43pm - #443403 
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135-140 in my 00 auto gt lol.
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trikdcelica Apr 19, 1:51am - #443404 

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that sounds more like it. if your gt isn't gettin above 130 then you've got a problem asheva10.
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gts_drew Apr 19, 2:48am - #443405 

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i went 130ish when i was racing someone... i have only had my car over 100mph a few times i cant afford tickets anymore i have had 6 of them already
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Marlyman Apr 19, 1:35pm - #443406 

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have hit over 145 in mine thumbsup
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