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1996 Toyota Starlet Glanza V Turbo (5 Speed Manual). White.


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Starlet Glanza V Turbo (5 Speed Manual).






The Starlet Glanza V is a rare car in the UK. Although there are some of the older and completely different plain shaped models in the UK, the Glanza V is extremely rare on British Shores! These are lightweight front wheel drive 1.3 DOHC turbo powered pocket rockets! Being Toyotas, they're far more robust and reliable than other hatches in the UK. The Glanza V is also small, nimble and very light - as well as being very tunable too! These make excellent daily use commuting cars. Their chuckability around corners, eager engines and rare looks serve up an excellent and enjoyable package that won't depreciate . They're also inexpensive on insurance for younger drivers!

Performance equipment includes: Apexi Dual funnel oil impregnated Induction kit, Angled exit Stainless Steel Exhaust System (Standard Catalyst is retained in the Turbo Elbow for Ease of MOT). The engine has much improved response and performance with the improved breathing generated by the removal of the standard, restrictive parts. Engine sound is also much improved with the 1.3 16V Twin Cam Turbo sounding powerful even at idle. In standard form the 4E-FTE Engine develops 133BHP at 6400rpm, using only 0.65 Bar boost. This example is developing in the region of 145 BHP with improved breathing. With the addition of a boost controller or adjustable turbo actuator, 160BHP is easily and safely achievable. A brand new Greddy Profec B II boost controller is available at discount from A Lamco boost gauge is already fittedinto the dashboard - neatly - to allow close monitoring of the boost level.

Handling Wheels: To take advantage of the handling these lightweight Toyota hatchbacs come with, the the suspension has been uprated with full Toyota Racing Development Adjustable coilover suspension. This suspension set up also allows full ride height adjustment (With the use of C Spanners) and damping control from the knobs mounted on the shock absorber bodies. This Glanza is currently riding around 40mm lower than standard, giving both improved looks and far superior handling over the standard suspension set up, with little to no body roll when cornering hard! The handling really is superb.

The factory wheels have been replaced with lightweight, forged, Stitch Precious 15" alloy wheels, with sports tyres of185/55 R15 82V sports tyres. When combined with the reduced ride height, the factory bodykit and increased rim size, this Glanza V looks set to be the subject of mischief!

Original equipment includes: 5 speed manual transmission, Power Steering, Electic Windows with auto up/down on drivers window, Air Conditioning, Rear Wiper, Fitted mats, Remote Controlled Door Mirrors with retract mode, Central cup holders, Dual SRS airbags, ABS, Front Driving Lamps integrated into the front bumper, Rear Spoiler and window wind deflectors. A standard hifi is fitted.

The auction grade is 3.5 (Auction Sheet is available). This confirms the outstanding condition of this 1996 model. There are some minor scratches on the bumper corners. On each rear arch, there is some very minor paint chipping / cracking as shown. There's just one small pin dent on each door. Also there's a small scratch on the underside of the rear lower spoiler. The n/s door mirror is scratched and there are some chips near the original aerial blanking piece and also on the roof, a 2mm chip. Inside, there's a small cigarette burn on each seat. Both paintwork and interior faults will be professionally repaired to become invisible. We will also ask the repair specialist to repair the small holes in trim for the A-Pilars. Finally, as 2 of the tyres are worn to the legal limit, we will replace all 4 tyres when preparing this car in the UK - all of this work is included in the price of the car. Note also that the timing belt will be changed as part of the work we do in preparation of this car. All this, so the car's prepared to the highest standards.

Over £3,000 (equivalent) has been spent in Japan by the last keeper in improving this Starlet Glanza V to the specification detailed above!
Clearly a cherished example all it's life, paintwork is excellent very smooth-clearly having been polished regularly. If you Know Newera's reputation and commitment to sourcing and supplying high quality cars that are hand picked by ourselves,, you'll know this is the best you'll come across.

With the E-SVA regulations now in full swing, this is the newest Glanza currently available for import to the UK, with no model report currently available, or likely to be produced, for E-SVA test purposes.

ncludes all costs such as SVA test, full UK conversions, 1 year's comprehensive Motorcare warranty, valeting, cost of road tax and new MOT.

Now arrived - completely prepared and ready to go! Please Contact Us to arrange viewing or to reserve this Toyota Starlet Glanza V for yourself.

Newera - Consistently recommended for supplying the best Imports in the UK by tuners and Performance Car club members. For further information on these pocket rockets see:

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