1997 Toyota Celica Pikes Peak Special Specifications.
1997 Toyota Celica Pikes Peak Special: 4-shot gallery, full history and specifications. Rod Millen: Author: Wouter Melissen: Last updated: Before December 1st, 2004: Download: All images: Engine Configuration : TRD Straight 4 Location : Front, transver.
Toyota Thunder: Rod Millen Motorsports/TRD Ultimate Celica
Millen and TRD wanted all-wheel drive because they intended using big power. In fact, Gieszl is believed to have asked for a 500-hp Celica, and that's way more than you want in a front-wheel-drive.
THE ULTIMATE TOYOTA CELICA
Toyota USA, along with Rod Millen Motorsports and Toyota Racing Development (TRD), has engineered the Ultimate Celica, a 500-horsepower, all-wheel drive powerhouse. The Ultimate Celica is the extreme in driving excitement. It features a race-bred suspension, custom exhaust system, Recaro sport seats with four-point belts, an integrated rollcage.
Rod Millen and Pikes Peak Toyota Celica ready for Goodwood.
The car won the infamous Pikes Peak International Hill Climb in 1999, with rally legend Rod Millen behind the wheel. Rod will be reunited with the Toyota Celica at Goodwood this weekend, and we caught up with him in the paddock as he was making final preparations to the car. “The car only gets out to events about once a year,” said Rod.
Toyota People: motorsport legend Rod Millen - Toyota UK Magazine
A long and fruitful collaboration with Toyota yielded the outright Pikes Peak course record in 1994 in a stunning all-wheel-drive Celica. Although the record has subsequently been eclipsed, Rod’s standard was set when the 12-mile road was gravel, whereas faster times occurred after it had been partially paved. For this reason, his 1994 effort of 10min 04.06sec remains a heroic one.
Rod Millen's 1994 Toyota Celica makes a return to Pikes Peak
The driver and car with that distinction? Rod Millen and his 1994 Toyota Celica (or at least a tube chassis with a carbon fiber body resembling a Toyota Celica). More than thirty years ago Rod...