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Toyota STARLET Glanza V '97
Toyota STARLET Glanza V '97
Appears in Gran Turismo 4
Gran Turismo PSP
Gran Turismo 5
Gran Turismo 6
Type in GT5 Standard
Interior in GT6 Simple
Manufacturer Toyota
Displacement 1331 cc
Drivetrain FF
Engine 4E-FTE
Max Power 133 BHP
Performance Points 368 PP
Max Torque 115.72 lb-ft
Top Speed 206 kilometres per hour (128 mph)
Length 3790 mm
Width 1625 mm
Height 1400 mm
Weight 920 kilograms (2,000 lb)
Power/Weight Ratio 6.92 kg (15.3 lb) per horsepower

The Toyota STARLET Glanza V '97 is a Road car produced by Toyota. It appears in Gran Turismo 4, Gran Turismo PSP, Gran Turismo 5 and Gran Turismo 6.

ColorsEdit

Four colors are available for this car:

  • Super White II
  • Bluish Silver Metallic
  • Black Metallic
  • Purplish Blue Mica Metallic

In-game descriptionEdit

"The final model of the 5th generation Starlet, made famous by its extreme power performance."


The Starlet, which debuted as a sister model to the Publica in 1973, enjoyed popularity for a long time as Toyota's entry model. In 1995 the Starlet underwent a full redesign into its 5th-generation.

The model range options for the 5th-generation Starlet were the base Reflect and the sporty Glanza. The Reflect was available in 4- and 5-door bodies with either a 1.3L petrol or a 1.5L diesel engine. The Glanza, meanwhile, was only available as a 3-door with the same 1.3L petrol engine as the Reflect, with or without a turbocharger. The naturally-aspirated version was called the Glanza S, and the turbo version the Glanza V.

The model focused on driving performance was naturally the Glanza V. This model was the successor to the previous-generation Starlet GT grade model, and boasted extreme performance. The 4E-FTE 1.3L straight-4 had a maximum output of 133 BHP with 115.7 lb-ft maximum torque, offering speed that made fools of low-end sports cars. Because it was so overly fast, it was equipped with a "low mode" switch as in the previous-generation GT.

Supporting the car was a suspension with struts in the front and a twist-beam set-up in the rear, the same as in the previous generation. However, it was given a viscous limited slip differential in the front, and the rear suspension attachment point was reinforced with a performance rod, in order to give it better traction.

The Glanza V made a name for itself as a "hot hatch", but in 1998 Toyota introduced its new-generation compact, the Vitz. With this, the curtain closed on the Starlet car and name.

AcquisitionEdit

GT4Edit

This car can be bought at the Used Car Showroom (Late '90s) for around 5,000 Credits. The exact price of the car may vary depending on the mileage.

GTPSPEdit

This car can be purchased for 14,300 Credits.

GT5Edit

As a Standard car, the Toyota STARLET Glanza V '97 can be purchased from the Used Car Dealership for 10,690 Credits. It is a Level 0 car.

GT6Edit

This car can be purchased for 14,300 Credits. It is a simplified car.

NotesEdit

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