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Technical Specifications:

1983 Toyota Celica GT-S RA65L

83 Celica

Engine
(Original stock specs)
Model: 22R-EC ( I-4 )
Fuel Delivery: Electronic Fuel Injection
Fuel Injectors: ~180 cc/min
Camshaft: 248°/280° Total Duration
Valve Train: Chain Driven SOHC, 2 Valves/Cyl
Valve Sizes (In/Ex): 44.5mm/36.5mm
Displacement: 2.4 Liters ( 144.4cu-in )
Compression: 9.0:1
Bore x Stroke: 92.0mm x 89.0mm ( 3.62in x 3.50in )
Power Output: 105hp ( 78.75kw ) @ 4800rpm
Torque: 137ft-lbs ( 185Nm ) @ 2800rpm
Flywheel: 10kg ( 22lbs )
Redline: 5750rpm

 

Transmission
Model: W58 (5 speed/overdrive)
Weight: 35kg ( 77lbs )
1st Ratio: 3.285 : 1
2nd Ratio: 1.894 : 1
3rd Ratio: 1.275 : 1
4th Ratio: 1.000 : 1
5th Ratio: 0.783 : 1
Reverse Ratio: 3.768 : 1

 

Differential
Stock: Current:
Model: T382 F303
Ring Size: 6.7in 7.5in
Gear Ratio: 3.417:1 3.727:1
Style: 2 Pinions/No LSD 2 Pinions/LSD

 

Brake System
Layout: Vacuum Assist / Four Wheel Disc
Front: 257x20mm ( 10.1in ) Vented Discs
Rear: 264x18mm ( 10.4in ) Vented Discs
Swept Area: 2683sq-cm ( 367sq-in )

 

Body & Chassis
Chassis Code: RA65L
Layout: Front Engine / Rear Drive
Body/Frame: Steel Unibody
Front Suspension: MacPherson Struts, Lower Lateral Arms, Compliance Struts, Coil Springs, Tube Shocks, Anti-Roll Bar
Rear Suspension: Semi-Trailing Arms, Coil Springs, Tube Shocks, Anti-Roll Bar
Drag Coefficient: 0.342 *
Curb Weight: 1230kg ( 2705lbs )
Exterior Dimensions
Wheelbase: 2500mm ( 98.4in )
Overall Length: 4485mm ( 176.6in )
Overall Width: 1720mm ( 67.7in )
Overall Height: 1320mm ( 52.0in )
Tread Width: 1435mm ( 56.5in ) (front)
1405mm ( 55.3in ) (rear)
Ground Clearance: 160mm ( 6.3in )
Weight Dristribution: 55% Front / 45% Rear
Interior Dimensions
Head Room: 950mm ( 37.4in ) (front)
890mm ( 35.6in ) (rear)
Leg Room: 1075mm ( 43.0in ) (front)
635mm ( 25.4in ) (rear)
Shoulder Room: 1335mm ( 53.3in ) (front)
1300mm ( 52.1in ) (rear)

 

Factory Features
  MacPherson Struts
  4-Wheel Independent Suspension
  Power Rack & Pinion Steering
  Fully Transistorized Ignition
  Cruise Control
  Air Conditioning
  Power Windows
  Power Mirrors
  Power Brakes
  8-Way Adjustable GTS Seats **
  14"x7" Aluminum Alloy GTS Rims
  225/60HR14 Steel-Belted Radial Tires
  Tilt Wheel
  Electronic Fuel Injection
  5 Speaker Stereo System

 

* Note: In 1982 Motor Trend noted "Celica's shape is clean and highly contemporary — strong angularity diluted with just a little organic roundness."

** Note: In 1984 Car and Driver magazine rated the GTS/Supra driver's seat the best in the business.

 

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