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Second-generation Toyota Celica Supra gets more power and plusher

An all-new Toyota Celica Supra debuted in 1982 offering the choice of a performance model or more luxury-focused L-Type version.

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1984 Toyota Celica Supra

The second-generation Celica Supra debuted in 1982.

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1984 Toyota Celica Supra

At launch, it was powered by a 2.8-liter inline six-cylinder making 145 horsepower and 155 pound-feet of torque.

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Like the previous car, a five-speed manual gearbox was standard, while a four-speed automatic was optional.  

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A four-wheel independent suspension, limited-sip differential and variable assist steering were standard.  

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1983 Toyota Celica Supra

Engine output would climb steadily throughout the second-generation Celica Supra's run. By the 1986 model year, power was pegged at 161 horsepower and 169 pound-feet of torque.  

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1983 Toyota Celica Supra

For the 1986 model year, a theft deterrent system was added as a standard feature.  

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1983 Toyota Celica Supra

Toyota offered two variants of the second-gen Celica Supra including a performance model and L-Type.   

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1983 Toyota Celica Supra

The L-Type was the luxury version with a digital instrument panel and choice of plush velour or leather interior.  

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1984 Toyota Celica Supra

Power windows, power door locks, power mirrors, automatic climate control and cruise control were standard.  

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1983 Toyota Celica Supra

A sunroof, five-speaker audio system with cassette deck and two-tone paint job were available as options.  

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1982 Toyota Celica Supra engine

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1983 Toyota Celica Supra ad

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1984 Toyota Celica Supra ad

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1985 Toyota Celica Supra ad

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The Celica Supra's sales brochure from 1982

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The 1983 Toyota Celica Supra brochure.

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1984 Toyota Celica Supra brochure

The sales brochure for the 1984 Toyota Celica Supra.

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1985 Toyota Celica Supra sales brochure.

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