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Toyota Celica (A40)

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Toyota Celica (TA40/RA40/MA45/MA46/A50). 1977–81 (prod. n/a). 2- and 3-door coupé, 3-door LWB coupé. F/R, 1588, 1770 cm³ (I4 OHV), 1967, 2188, 2366 cm³ (I4 OHC), 1988, 2563 cm³ (I6 OHC). Second generation of Carina-based coupé line, with styling from its US design office, credited to David Stollery. Not a hardtop this time, with both models featuring a B-pillar. Mid-term facelift in 1979, with four rectangular lights. US models featured 2·2-litre four, with 2·4 in final year. XX denoted long-nose six-cylinder version, called Supra for export. Spawned a sedan spin-off called the Celica Camry.

Manufacturing location: Toyota City, Aichi, Japan

Marque: Toyota | Model: Toyota Celica | Predecessor: Toyota Celica (A20) | Successors: Toyota Celica (A60), Toyota Celica XX (A60)

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