Japan

Toyota

60008245

7th

Corona

Released date : 1983/ 1/19

body type

Liftback

LB

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  • Specification
  • Description
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  • Name origin
Grade 1800_EX Saloon 1800_GX 1800_DX
Model type
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weight
Model type E-ST150-TLMES E-ST150-TLMNS E-ST150-TLMDS
Curb mass(kg) 995 975 965
Dimensions Length(mm) 4330 4330 4330
Width(mm) 1670 1670 1670
Height(mm) 1365 1365 1365
Wheelbase(mm) 2515 2515 2515
Engine Engine code 1S-LU 1S-LU 1S-LU
Engine type Water-cooled, in-line 4-cylinder, OHC Water-cooled, in-line 4-cylinder, OHC Water-cooled, in-line 4-cylinder, OHC
Displacement(cm3) 1832 1832 1832
Max. output kW/(PS)/r.pm -/100/5400 -/100/5400 -/100/5400
* The specifications are those of representative model grades.
* Max. output represents a net rating.
* The model numbers of these vehicles are ST150(1800).
The eighth-generation Corona was released in January 1983, radically changing the configuration to a front-engine, front-wheel-drive (FF) layout. Representing a new generation of compact family cars, a 5-door hatchback was launched first, followed by a notchback 4-door sedan with conventional trunk space in October 1983. As the Corona was a major model with many loyal customers, consideration was given to those who did not want a radical shift to FF versions, and so the seventh-generation front-engine, rear-wheel-drive (FR) model continued to be marketed along with the newer model.

The transversely-mounted front engine was initially confined to a 1,832 cc 100 PS inline 4-cylinder SOHC unit (1S-LU), although the lineup ballooned in October 1983 to include three other gasoline engines; namely, a 1,832 cc 105 PS SOHC unit (1S-iLU), an EFI-D version of the same producing 115 PS (1S-ELU), and a 1,452 cc 83 PS unit (3A-LU). In August 1985, FF coupé and 4-door GT models were also introduced. The FF coupé was a notchback based on the simultaneously announced FF Celica (the fourth-generation model that shared the platform with the FF Corona). The FF coupé succeeded and replaced the Corona FR hardtop.
Plant Tsutsumi plant
The "corona" is the ring of pearly light around the sun. The name was apt for this robust and approachable family car.
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