Celica XX

Released date : 1981/ 7/ 2

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Grade L_2000 S_2000 GT_2800
Model type
Curb mass(kg) 1165 1180 1235
Dimensions Length(mm) 4660 4660 4660
Width(mm) 1685 1685 1685
Height(mm) 1315 1315 1315
Wheelbase(mm) 2615 2615 2615
Engine Engine code 1G-EU 1G-EU 5M-GEU
Engine type In-line 6-cylinder, OHC In-line 6-cylinder, OHC In-line 6-cylinder, DOHC
Displacement(cm3) 1988 1988 2759
Max. output kW/(PS)/r.pm -/125/5400 -/125/5400 -/170/5600
* The specifications are those of representative model grades.
* Max. output represents a net rating.
* The model numbers of these vehicles are MA61(2800), GA61(2000).
The second-generation Celica XX was released in July 1981. As with the previous generation, the base model was the Celica liftback. Its salient design features included the retractable headlamps and the wedge-shaped styling. The Celica XX and the Soarer (released in February 1981) were sister cars that shared the same 6-cylinder engine, with the difference that the Soarer was luxury-oriented while the Celica XX was sportier.

The Celica XX's engine lineup initially consisted of 2-liter 1G-EU and 2.8-liter 5M-GEU units. This was substantially enhanced in the summer of 1983, when the 5M-GEU engine was powered up and two new engines were added, including an SOHC turbocharged M-TEU unit and a DOHC 4-valve 1G-GEU unit. Notable equipment that was available on selected model grades included a digital instrument panel and the Navicom, the first car navigation system in the world. The latter was a microchip-based device that calculated the direction and distance to a desired destination and displayed the information in real time. It was a forerunner of today's car navigation system.

The Celica XX was discontinued at the end of the second generation. An equivalent of the third-generation model was produced, but it did not use the Celica as the base model, and was marketed as the Supra in Japan and overseas.
Plant Tahara plant
"Celica" is Spanish for "celestial" or "heavenly.""XX" is derived from "unknown quantity."

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