Toyota Celica RA45 GT2000 group 4 (1979)
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1976: Toyota Celica RA23 GT2000 16V
1979: Toyota Celica RA45 GT2000
1982: Toyota Celica RA63 GT2000
1983: Toyota Celica TA64 TCT
Development level
Group 4
Group 2

In rally: see video

Specifications

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Homologation number: 663
Homologation start: 1/6/1979

Toyota 18R-GE 152E, straight 4cyl, located front longitudinal
1995cc, 89.0 mm x 80.0 mm
240 PS (177 kW) / 9,000 rpm
dual overhead camshaft (DOHC), 4 valves/cyl - 16 valves total
aspiration, natural with 2 x twin-choke carburetors
1st 2.30/1
2nd 1.56/1
3rd 1.21/1
4t 1.00/1
5th 0.878/1
steel monocoque RA45 chassis. 3 door lift-back coupe bodyshell


Results in WRC

Races

Works team: Toyota Team Europe

Season
Entry Rally event
Driver
Codriver
Team MC SVE
Entry list
POR KEN GRE N.Z FIN C.Q S.R TdC
Entry list
RAC
Entry list
CdI
Ove Andersson
Henry Liddon
works 5th*
Jean-Luc Thérier
Michel Vial
works inje ction acci dent*
Tapio Rainio
Henry Liddon
Toyota Team Great Britain 11th
Leif Asterhag
Mike Broad
Toyota Team Great Britain clutch
Total points
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6 6
Statistics
Others starts/finishes 5/2 3/1 2/1

*Group 4 lift-back car with group 2 8Valves engines and 180 HP
Works entries for Cote d' Ivory: Premoto Toyota


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Ove Andersson in Coast de Ivory '79
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Toyota RA45 liftback
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