Guide to Toyota Celica Tuning


One of the legend of the Toyota series of cars is Toyota Celica, it spans eight generations in continuation since its start. When Toyota stopped manufacturing of Supra, it started manufacturing the next generation four seater cars called Celica. Besides other prominent features, some of the most important ones are pop up headlights and choices of engine from 1.6 4AFE to 2.2 5SFE. The best one that meets the requirements can be selected. This model gives a ride and glide feeling with a smooth line of vehicles from Toyota.

Motor sports fans have been triumphed by Toyota Celica because of its many wins in various national as wall as international sports events. The Toyota Celica has been continuously winning the World Rally Championship from 1982 to 1986 setting standards in the market. Additionally, there was one more win in Safari Rally in 1995. There were many successful trips in the Celebrity Race/Toyota Pro, Japanese Grand Touring Championship, DRM, Goody’s Dash Series, stock car racing and NHRA Sport Compact Drag Racing.

Toyota Celica

Upgraded wheels and tires and energetic suspension may give a fashionable look of any Toyota Celica exchangeable. Visualize cruising in conjunction with those terrific wheels that turns around in the reverse direction as you drive and continues to do so when stopping at a junction. It gives a celebrity experience with the 3S-GTE with the air-to-air intercooler and double entry turbo using exhaust gas for removing troubles. The GT-Four can suggest driver’s ceramic turbine and better ignition advance with power of 225 PS and torque of 304Nm.

For gaining better control of the car, Anti-lock brakes can be opted by Celica owners. More enhancements can be added in the car with premium sound system and sunroof for giving it a look of sports car. Such lavishness will certainly crush anyone that cannot be found in other similar cars.

Another alternative is engine tuning. Better turbo charger, hood made from aluminum for lighter weight, super strut suspension and anti-lock brakes of four channels can be acquired. The Celica can be outlined with water spray bar like a race car for intercooler in the front, top of the risers and spoilers. The car’s power can be enhanced by changeable Valve Timing including Lift and intelligence also and other people can be observed intently looking as one speeds away the car.

As continuous advancement, Toyota felt the need to upgrade Celica in the year 2000, as a result 7th generation model was launched in the market with attractive triangular shaped headlights and increased engine performance and capacity. As the tuning of Toyota Celica is concerned, no space seems to be left for tuning as there is no lack of parts especially in the 5th and the 6th generations Celica cars. The more common is the engine swapping among the car owners looking for obtaining 2.0 turbo engines. Some car tuning experts are of a view to upgrade suspension for better driving and handling comfort.

The Japanese models such as SS-I and SS-II have their own level of trim. The SS-I is powered by 1ZZFED engine and SS-II is powered with 2ZZ-GE engine. Super strut package including super strut suspension, 16” alloys, colored and rock panels, metal pedals and rear strut bar can used to equip SS-II. The SS-II is also fitted with climate control air conditioner with digital display. Apart from this, there are a lot of other options available to give it a sportier look with headlight covers and front lip spoiler or mechanical sports version including full body kits. There are a lot of more options for every car tuning professional to experiment with Toyota Celica.

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