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GT1994

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About GT1994

  • Birthday 06/06/1994

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    East Kent
  • Interests
    World Endurance Championship, Classic Motorsport, F1, Football,
  • Model
    Celica GT Gen 6

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  1. Being greedy but here is the Celica with its spiritual successor
  2. I saw a video were the japenese say it more like we do but with alot more emphasis, I'll see if I can find it Update: I found this https://youtu.be/wnTG2iX94WQ
  3. Bit of blasphemy but here's the Celica with the brother in-laws Sierra
  4. Roadtrip to Scotland, will need to do the North Coast 500 next time
  5. So today marks the 15th Anniversary since the last Celica rolled of the production line in Japan closing of 36 years off production. Thought it's worth a mention and a little celebration so I thought we could all share a picture either of our own Celica or our favourite picture of one.
  6. 3 generations together thanks to @Jamie275 and his T Sport and Gen 5 GT-FOUR
  7. I only spoke to them yesterday morning and already it's turned up. Great service and thought I'd display it upfront as if it was a national trust sticker Thanks once again EasyRight89 !!
  8. Thanks for the heads up on this, just applied for my Bronze sticker
  9. Treated myself to a new panel filter
  10. Great post Meirion. I was fortunate enough to be racing at the 24 hours of Le Mans Karting back in 2013 when Kart Force was competing for their first time there. Was incredible watching them compete in their adapted Kart. Unfortunately both our teams had horrendous luck ,us with mechanical gremlins and them with a huge crash. But they won the spirit of the race and rightly so
  11. It's probably a few hundred quid which of course is nothing really. Its likely they renew it so they will always own the name but always possible. I understood why Toyota teamed with Subaru and BMW to make the Supra/Z4 and GT86/BRZ but then it made no sense as soon as the GR Yaris was announced as all in house build. If we don't see a Celica then I'm sure the G16E-GTS engine from the Yaris will live on. I think we can all agree as long as Celica doesn't become like the Puma, Mustang or Eclipse and used on a crossover we can all sleep at night.
  12. Few days ago I saw a story that in the US, Toyota had filed a trademark application for the Celica name . As a result several other sites picked up and rumours have been floating around about the Celica name being used on a model. The strongest link is rebranding the GT86 as the Celica as apparently Toyota are changing the name of their boxer engine twin. Unlikely as with Gazoo Racing being Toyota's works team in World Endurance and World Rally Championships and other Motorsports, the GR name is being used on both the Yaris and Supra as top spec models and trim levels on the Corrola and C-HR . It's being hinted it will become the GR86 (Edit: found a trademark registered in the UK for a GR86 UK00917958241) Oh well I'm sure the underpinnings of the GR Yaris on a GT86 would sell. Anyway I thought I would do some digging as trademarks have different lengths in other countries. In Japan the Celica Trademark is still active until May 2022 after last being renewed in April 2012 (under S45-079533). It's always been updated every 10 years ever since being accepted in 1972. In the UK there is two Celica Trademarks registered by Toyota. UK00000972418 registered on the 17th March 1971 and up for renewal on the 17th March 2026 which applies to Class 12- Land Vehicles. The other is UK00900280511 filed 1st April 1996 and for renewal 1st April 2026 under Class 8- Tools, Class 12-Land Vehicles and Class 16- Printed Matter/ Operating Manuals. Also the Celica Supra trademark first filed on the 5th September 1978 is still active until 5th September 2029 again under Class 12. Take it with a pinch of salt but going through the UK trademarks there was several Toyota trademarks that have expired and not renewed such as Toyota MR2 and Toyota Aygo. (Edit: although Toyota MR2 and Toyota Aygo trademarks have expired, MR2 and Aygo are still in date trademarks) Maybe it's just protecting their property so no one else can use it but the Supra name returned after 17 years so you never know. Do you think it's likely we will get an 8th Gen or will the Celica remain in the history books?
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