1991 Toyota Celica

ST185R GT4 Rallye

Summary

  • Year of manufacture 
    1991
  • Car type 
    Coupé
  • Drive 
    RHD
  • Condition 
    Used
  • Exterior brand colour 
    Black
  • Interior colour 
    Other
  • Location
  • Exterior colour 
    Other
  • Gearbox 
    Manual
  • Drivetrain 
    2wd
  • Fuel type 
    Petrol

Description

Lot No: 305
One of 150 Australian delivered Carlos Sainz Group A
1991 Toyota Celica ST185R GT4 Rallye
Registration no. AAM-98Z (NSW Expiry 8/11/11)
Chassis no. JT764STJ500016424
Engine no. 3S9156679
In a sport dominated by the Europeans and in an era that was coming to grips with the demise of Group B, 1988 saw the debut of Japan's first entry into the demanding World Rally Championship with the Group A ST165 Celica. An all-wheel drive, turbocharged version of its roadgoing counterpart, the Celica had a moderately successful start to its career - it wasn't until the 1989 Rally Australia before Toyota had its first taste of victory. 1990 was a different story, with Carlos Sainz taking the drivers title and narrowly missing out on defending it a year later against a defiant Juha Kankkunen in the hard-hitting Lancia Delta HF Intergrale. The ST185 Celica debuted at the 1992 Rally Monte Carlo, went on to win four events that year and ultimately claim World Drivers Championship. Garnering fu