1979 Toyota Celica GT Rally (TA45-008306). Japanese domestic market – equipped with the DOHC 1600cc 2T-GEU engineered by Yamaha and based on the design originating with the 6-cylinder engine in 2000GT of the 1960’s. Transmission is a 5-speed driving a live rear axle. Nice condition with 62k miles (100,350 kilometers) showing on the odometer. well preserved in Japan – last registered in Japan in 1994 (Heisei 6). Imported to the USA 2020. Clear Washington title in-hand.
Exterior: factory fender-mirrors and stainless side rain-guards as well as upper rear spoiler. Paint and deco-stripes show very well.
Interior: fabric and trim also very nice with un-cracked dash and very clean carpets / headliner / door panels. One small tear on driver’s seat bottom.
Recent service: Yokohama Advan tires / Koni shocks F&R / lower control arms / fluids / rear brakes / alternator / belts / alignment.
With approx. 115hp and 2300lb, it offers performance similar to the Corolla AE86 GTS / Levin / Trueno. Or 1970’s Alfa GTV & Alfetta GT.