Toyota Celica 1.8 VVTLi (T-Sport)

Toyota have confirmed that the oil consumption is definitely abnormal, but “can’t do anything under warranty” as it’s passed the threshold for both mileage and the extended warranty period for this issue.

So, I’ve got shot of the damn thing and replaced it with it’s bigger brother, the Celica T-Sport:

With an extra 50bhp over the last car (up to 190bhp) and a very addictive “kick” when the car enters the “lift” mode that gives it the VVTL-i name, this should see me right for a while.

Ah, who am I kidding – at this rate, it’ll have fallen apart by September.