1983 Toyota Corolla GT (FWD) Specs

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Quick Facts

Price (when new): 8389

Production Total: 3270000

Build Start: 1983

Last on sale: 1987

Body Style:

Drive System:

Available in other variants

Although the Tercel was Europe’s first FWD Toyota, it was the 1983 Corolla E80 that held the honour of being the first popular front-driver here. It was conservatively styled, and remains pretty forgettable today, but unfairly so if the excellence of the GT is anything to go by. It’s revvy and responsive, handles well, and most importantly for any ‘80s hot-shoe, it was considerably quicker than the market-leading Ford Escort XR3i. You’ll struggle to find one in rust-free condition, but if you do, the chances are it’ll not be cheap – buyers have cottoned on.

Information from Octane Magazine.
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Specifications

General
1983
1987
Corolla (5th Generation)
Dimensions
2430mm
1650mm
930kg
1380mm
4140mm
Body Details
Hatchback
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Performance
130bhp
1
8.7s
110lb/ft
118mph
Prices
€8389
€288
€632
€1035
€1610
Other
3270000

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