Celica Liftback

Released date : 1993/10/ 8

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Grade SS-II_2000_Twin Cam 16 SS-I 2000 16valve SS-I 2000 16valve_4WS
Model type
Model type E-ST202-BLMVF E-ST202-BLMGK E-ST203-BLMGK
Curb mass(kg) 1190 1150 1180
Dimensions Length(mm) 4435 4435 4435
Width(mm) 1750 1750 1750
Height(mm) 1305 1305 1305
Wheelbase(mm) 2535 2535 2535
Engine Engine code 3S-GE 3S-FE 3S-FE
Engine type In-line 4-cylinder, DOHC, 16valve In-line 4-cylinder, DOHC, 16valve In-line 4-cylinder, DOHC, 16valve
Displacement(cm3) 1998 1998 1998
Max. output kW(PS)/r.p.m. -/180/7000 -/140/6000 -/140/6000
* The specifications are those of representative model grades.
* Max. output represents a net rating. In the above table, digits separated by slashes ( / / ) stand for kW, PS, and r.p.m., respectively.
* The model numbers of these vehicles are ST202(2000), ST203(2000).
The sixth-generation Celica adopted a newly designed platform with improved rigidity and reduced weight, further enhancing its sporty driving performance. The new platform was also shared with the Carina ED/Corona Exiv lines. The body types included a hatchback and a convertible (with bodywork executed by ASC), the latter becoming available in September 1994. The body width increased to 1,750 mm, which put the Celica into the "3 number" vehicle category.

The two available engines were both 2-liter DOHC 16-valve units, with either "high-mecha" or sports twin-cam mechanisms and producing 140 PS and 180 PS, respectively. The top-end model adopted the newly-developed super strut suspension, enabling sharp steering responses and steady road-holding performance that won high acclaim. In February 1994, 2,100 units of the WRC-homologated GT-Four were released specifically for the Japanese market.

With regard to the convertible, the hydraulic top of the preceding model was replaced with an electric-powered one. The storage space was made smaller to give more room to the rear cabin, which became as spacious as that of the coupé.
Plant Tahara plant, Higashifuji plant(Kanto Auto Works,Ltd.) [from May 1997]
"Celica" is Spanish for "celestial" or "heavenly."

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