Have you ever been in a situation where you are absolutely in love with a product but it gets discontinued? We’ve all been there! It can hurt when it’s something small like a food product, but imagine if your favorite car model was taken off the assembly line! That’s how some people felt when Toyota took the Celica off the assembly line after 35 years in production.
Well, we may have good news for enthusiasts of this Toyota sports car. Recently, Toyota submitted a trademark application for the United States Patent and Trademark Office to use “Celica.” For what? We aren’t exactly sure. But the implications give us a bit of hope. Does this application mean that Toyota wants to have a relaunch of the famous Celica? Our team at Toyota of Orlando would love to welcome this Toyota sports car back to the dealership lot! But why do so many people love the Celica? Our Orlando experts are here to explain that to you!
A fan-favorite Toyota sports car
Toyota fans love the Toyota Celica. Even though a new model of this Toyota sports car hasn’t been produced in over ten years, you can find people spending countless hours looking and customizing older versions of this car. But why are people in love with the Celica? The staff at Toyota of Orlando has put together a few key features that make this Toyota sports car a stand out.
Rear-wheel drive – When the Toyota Celica arrived in the United States in 1973, it was already leaving its mark. People from Orlando to San Francisco fell for this sports car’s rear-wheel drive, and this feature would remain for many generations of the Celica. It was even a major selling point!
Different body styles – When designing the Celica, Toyota knew they had something fun and sporty. However, sometimes the classic coupe style isn’t for everyone. That’s why by the 1990s, the Celica
Reliable performance – If you wanted a car that performed well, this Toyota vehicle was the car for you, especially in its later generations. Drivers loved its 1.8L four-cylinder engine and other performance features like responsive steering, reliable brakes, and great suspension.
Find a reliable used Toyota in Orlando
You may not be able to get a brand new Celica at this moment, but there are ones that are used that are still as reliable as ever. You can even find these used Toyota right here in Orlando! Some tend to show up right here at our dealership! And if you’re looking for a new sports car, why not try out the Toyota 86?
Stay on the lookout for this classic Toyota sports car and other used Orlando Toyota models at Toyota of Orlando! We’re located at 3575 Vineland Road just off I-4 near the Millenia Mall. You can even call us ahead of time to see if we have something you’re looking for by reaching us at (407) 298-4500.