The fifth generation Toyota Celia was released for the 1990 model year with all new “Super Round” organic styling and further refinement on the rock solid build quality that was beginning to be synonymous with the word Toyota. Today’s example isn’t the super rare GT-Four version with a turbocharged engine and all-wheel-drive, but it does […]
The Toyota Celica was one of the better styled mass-market cars to come from Japan during the 1990s and that’s a fact that I’ll defend, but what I can’t defend is the choice of wheels on this car. They need to go, but you could find some stock wheels or any number of era appropriate […]
It never fails. I open my big mouth and start gabbering about how “the days of sub $5k classics on craigslist is behind us, we are all going to be leasing electric google-cubes because all the interesting cars are being speculatively purchased/sold on the auction sites that keep popping up…and, lo and behold, the $5k modern classics start flying around the DT tips line like covid19 at a frat party. Leave your solo cups at the door and buy this goldenrod classic before it gets away. Find this 1984 Toyota Celica GT offered for $5500 in Land Park, CA via craigslist. Tip from Rock On!
The Toyota Grand Prix in Long Beach was an annual Pro/Celebrity race in Toyota street cars that was first run in 1977. The race has always had lots of carnage and is typically more fun to watch than the Indy/IRL/ChampCar parade of high-powered wing-equipped spec-chassis ‘race-cars’ held later in the day. Unfortunately Toyota pulled their […]
The first generation Celica hit the pavement running at the 1970 Tokyo Motor Show with a sense of optimism befitting a young middle weight. It wasn’t a pricey supercar like Toyota’s 2000GT, but it was so much more than the typical Corona or Crown coming out of Toyota at the time. It was sporty, cheap, […]