Toyota is known around the world for its reliable cars. In India, Toyota has cars like Innova Crysta and Fortuner that are fairly popular among buyers for low cost of maintenance and reliable engines. In 1970’s, Toyota introduced a new sports car that was meant to compete with the likes of Ford Mustang. The car was known as Celica and was a car that had also participated WRC and had won several times. In India Celica is a very rare car to be seen and is definitely a car that enthusiasts would love. There are some well kept examples of Celica in India and here we have one such well maintained Toyota Celica GTS sports car that is available for sale.
The advertisement for this Toyota Celica GTS has been published by a seller from Bengaluru, Karnataka. Toyota Celica seen here is a sixth generation Celica GTS which looks is extremely good condition. The sixth generation of Celica was introduced in the market back in 1994 and the one seen in the advertisement here is a 1998 model. There are no major scratches or dents seen on the car. The Celica when launched had become popular among buyers very quickly because of its pricing. In comparison to a Ford Mustang or Chevrolet Camaro, Celica was cheaper and like any other Toyota vehicle, very reliable too.
Starting with the overall design, Celica gets a proper sports car like design. It has a long sloping bonnet at the front with a small scoop at the front. It got four round headlamps and had a sporty looking bumper. The bumper on the Celica seen in the advertisement has received some modifications which enhances the sport look of the car. The original turn indicators and lower air dams are retained.
Coming to the side profile, the car gets set of silver finished alloy wheels and a side skirt has also been installed on the car. Celica gets a sloping coupe like design with a large spoiler at the rear. This design was known as liftback design. From the pictures, it is quite clear that the current owner has taken good care of the car. There are no major scratches or dents seen on the car.
Just like the exterior, interior of this Toyota Celica has been maintained well. It gets a red and black dual tone cabin. The owner has even installed an aftermarket touchscreen infotainment system. The completely analog instrument cluster is also seen behind the three spoke steering wheel. Celica was available with both naturally aspirated and a turbocharged petrol engine. The turbocharged version came with full time AWD whereas the GTS seen here came with a naturally aspirated engine with rear wheel drive setup.
The owner has replaced the stock exhaust with an aftermarket exhaust system from Remus. It is also installed with a K&N air filter for better intake. Owner has also installed JBL limited edition speakers and subwoofer. The car as mentioned above, is a 1998 petrol model. It has done approximately 35,000 kms on odometer and is registered in Gujarat. The car is currently with its second owner and asking price for this rare well maintained Celica GTS is Rs 9.50 lakh. Interested buyers can get in touch with the seller by clicking here.