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carbon_blue_gt Dec 6, 12:03am - #65444 
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BAD NEWS

here you go, this is from this month's Motor Trend...
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Chigger18 Dec 6, 12:07am - #65445 
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"Tuned by TDR"? confused
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Chigger18 Dec 6, 12:08am - #65446 
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"Tuned by TDR"? confused rofl
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Evan Dec 6, 12:09am - #65447 

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"tuned by TDR" rofl

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carbon_blue_gt Dec 6, 12:09am - #65448 
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TDR= typo i think

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Evan Dec 6, 12:11am - #65449 

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Originally Posted by carbon_blue_gt
TDR= typo i think


don't they have editors over at motor trend?

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Johnny178 Dec 6, 12:26am - #65450 

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thumbsdown

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v3n0m Dec 6, 12:28am - #65451 

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Kind of sucks 'cuz no more Celi's, but this just means that ours are the last gen grin Can you say collector's item tongue I dunno, I want to see some pics of the xC. It looks interesting since it'll have a bigger engine and awd.
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RicePowered Dec 6, 1:01am - #65452 
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that sucks ass
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celicaTRDgts Dec 6, 1:08am - #65453 

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thumbsdown ^^^ yea it does

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tempest Dec 6, 1:09am - #65454 

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that bites
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BReakinDrifTs Dec 6, 1:12am - #65455 
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I want to see this Xc I might get it if it doesn't look the other 2
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righteous_one Dec 6, 2:20am - #65456 
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sucks cry
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prince542 Dec 6, 2:33am - #65457 

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cry atleast we have the last gen celica's.
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Bakablo1 Dec 6, 2:41am - #65458 
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may i repeat.. it's not official.. could be just a set of rumors grin
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isaac Dec 6, 2:41am - #65459 
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i wonder what this will do for the resale value of our current cars...

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calidrifter Dec 6, 3:31am - #65460 
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here are some pics of the Caldina for you guys. Linked Image
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BReakinDrifTs Dec 6, 3:32am - #65461 
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The caldina isn't the the new Xc they are referring to in the article im am pretty sure. grin
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calidrifter Dec 6, 3:33am - #65462 
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and the TRD version:
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calidrifter Dec 6, 3:34am - #65463 
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I know but the said it would just be a coupe version so just imagine it with 2 doors and you probably have the xC

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Evan Dec 6, 3:52am - #65464 

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Originally Posted by prince542
cry atleast we have the last gen celica's.


The article doesn't say that toyota isn't going to make celicas anymore. It's just that they aren't going to import them into north america. The celica will still be made in japan.

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Anonymous Dec 6, 6:29am - #65465 
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that makes the 7th generation celica that more special.
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mikalous Dec 6, 6:47am - #65466 

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Not buying it, there was no quote from Toyota, where's their proof?
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RevMonster Dec 6, 6:57am - #65467 

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For the love of god tell me they aren't powering the car with a 2.4 liter four-banger. WHY won't Toyota ever use the I-6 we all want so badly?! confused

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Speed4TheNeed Dec 6, 7:12am - #65468 

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Originally Posted by isaac
i wonder what this will do for the resale value of our current cars...


personally, i don't think it's very good. we'll have to see though. confused
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Speed4TheNeed Dec 6, 7:15am - #65469 

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maybe its true, maybe it isnt. i'm sure motor trend didnt just dig it up from thin air though (personally i don't like the magazine).

the thing i don't get...they say "fickle coupe sales" but did they say anything about "fickle scion sales?" didnt think so. the brand so far is only sold in cali so i think thats a VERY big gamble to label the "new celica" under scion xc.

i mean, maybe it is true and scion will do it and maybe it'll even do well...but thats a pretty big risk and imo a bad idea for toyota. scion has no brand loyalty whatsoever yet.
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BReakinDrifTs Dec 6, 7:40am - #65470 
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I don't know if you guys have seen this concept before, hmm it said the Xc will look similiar to this wtf
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BHayes____ZZT231 Dec 6, 7:51am - #65471 

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Originally Posted by EvanJ
Originally Posted by prince542
cry atleast we have the last gen celica's.


The article doesn't say that toyota isn't going to make celicas anymore. It's just that they aren't going to import them into north america. The celica will still be made in japan.


Thats good espicially me, since 'm the guy who talks about importing JDM Celis all the time grin

Still sucks though sorry, but [email]f@#%&![/email] idiots at toyota make me so made if this is true

That caldina or whtaever looks like a minivan

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Subarashi Dec 6, 7:57am - #65472 

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I hope that isn't the xc, that looks ugly compared to the Celica. That sucks, but until I hear official word from Toyota, then I'm not going to give up all hope on my favorite car company. Hopefully this is all a rumor.

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BHayes____ZZT231 Dec 6, 8:04am - #65473 

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Originally Posted by Subarashi
I hope that isn't the xc, that looks ugly compared to the Celica. That sucks, but until I hear official word from Toyota, then I'm not going to give up all hope on my favorite car company. Hopefully this is all a rumor.



Me too

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stefanoc Dec 6, 8:20am - #65474 

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why doesnt someone email toyota asking if the article is true or not. im sure theyll respond just like they did to the other guys message on the other post
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BReakinDrifTs Dec 6, 8:26am - #65475 
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how about you do it since you are wondering about it thumbsup
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xmangt1 Dec 6, 9:17am - #65476 

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Originally Posted by prince542
cry atleast we have the last gen celica's.
Yup
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Speed4TheNeed Dec 6, 1:02pm - #65477 

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Originally Posted by breakinankles
I don't know if you guys have seen this concept before, hmm it said the Xc will look similiar to this wtf


that is one very ugly car.
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Speed4TheNeed Dec 6, 1:03pm - #65478 

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Originally Posted by breakinankles
I don't know if you guys have seen this concept before, hmm it said the Xc will look similiar to this wtf


it looks more like a very jdm matrix...ridiculous. i'd like to see "fickle coupe sales" now once that is itroduced.
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LiGhTniNgGT-S Dec 6, 3:20pm - #65479 
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The front looks like an f-ed up version of the new Solara running around.
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Spencer Dec 6, 4:23pm - #65480 

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I really hope this ain't true. I've been a big fan of Toyota for years and someday hope to design cars for them. First they get rid of the Supra and now the Celica?!?!?!?! I don't think they would make that decision because everyone knows the companys are in it for the money. Just don't seem like proper business ethics to get rid of a car that is rapidally becoming popular... confused

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Vampyre Dec 6, 5:36pm - #65481 

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This isn't too new, but good, now our cars will be like collectables, I like having a rare car.

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LinkTallica Dec 6, 6:14pm - #65482 

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why why please tell me this is a joke cry cry cry
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Daemon Dec 6, 7:06pm - #65483 
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Originally Posted by calidrifter
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This looks like civic type-r

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dennis_dup1 Dec 6, 7:18pm - #65484 

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i dont believe anything that motor trend publishes.
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Speed4TheNeed Dec 6, 7:47pm - #65485 

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or a matrix
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Spread Eagle Dec 6, 8:17pm - #65486 

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If that article is true, then its just sad. The Celica is a sports car those posted above are NOT. Im still convinced that the 8 gen Celica will be presented soon and will be available in the US...or? wtf grin


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Speed4TheNeed Dec 6, 8:19pm - #65487 

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Originally Posted by Spread Eagle
If that article is true, then its just sad. The Celica is a sports car those posted above are NOT. Im still convinced that the 8 gen Celica will be presented soon and will be available in the US...or? wtf grin


lets keep our fingers crossed...toyota is looking more and more like the nissan of the past (poor design, poor performance, poor management) lets hope they have a renaissance like they did and put some real innovative products on the market. something that actually will turn heads by how well it looks rather than how weird & outrageous it looks.

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whoa...that TRD caldina looks pretty buff.
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1sweetGTS Dec 6, 8:51pm - #65489 
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that's pretty gay to see such a great car go away...even though we do have the last gen celica...but still cry

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Rave669 Dec 7, 1:22am - #65490 

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one word... 3SGTE...

This would be a good car, if they make the 3sgte an available option, it's an option on the caldina...

I'll believe this BS when I see it happen for real, worst case scenario; the celica is killed off in the US market, and the resale value of our cars skyrockets smile

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robare99 Jan 5, 2:47am - #65491 

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That sucks, but truth be told, my next car if it's not a celica would probably be a 4 door. And NO toyota 4-doors do it for me. I do like the look of the nissan 4 door cars. But that's not for a good long while.

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beans Jan 5, 3:25am - #65492 
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*Sniff* *Sniff*

I still want the old model celica let alone my '00 model. cry
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Speed4TheNeed Jan 5, 5:15am - #65493 

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the first time i had seen a 7th gen celica...i didnt know what in the world it was. just knew that i had to have one someday. my bro had to tell me "that's a celica" so i think that says a lot about toyota's advertising.
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