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2018 Toyota Century HYBRID The Ultimate in Japanese Luxury

The Toyota Century is the ultimate Luxury-Mobile to come out of Japan, and all of asia for that. The Toyota Century is the car you get chauffeured in if you are a dignitary, diplomat or even the president. The Century made its debut in 1967 and didn't get a redesign until 1997; now in 2018 we get its latest redition. The most noteable change, and a very popular automotive trend lately is the "downgrade" in powertrain. For 40 years the Toyota Century has had the prestigious power of a v12 engine, and now less cylinders are favored as a 5.0-liter V-8 Hybrid from the Lexus LS600hL is now in. - 2018 Toyota Century HYBRID The Ultimate in JDM Luxury
The Toyota Century is the ultimate Luxury-Mobile to come out of Japan, and all of asia for that. The Toyota Century is the car you get chauffeured in if you are a dignitary, diplomat or even the president. The Century made its debut in 1967 and didn’t get a redesign until 1997; now in 2018 we get its latest redition. The most noteable change, and a very popular automotive trend lately is the “downgrade” in powertrain. For 40 years the Toyota Century has had the prestigious power of a v12 engine, and now less cylinders are favored as a 5.0-liter V-8 Hybrid from the Lexus LS600hL is now in. – 2018 Toyota Century HYBRID The Ultimate in JDM Luxury

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SSR Casablanca 8 on Toyota Starlet KP61 at JCCS 2017 – JDM Wheels

The SSR Casablanca 8 are JDM Wheels by Japanese wheel manufacturer SSR Wheels. This beautiful set of SSR Casablanca 8, sit nicely on an aired out Toyota Starlet KP61. More interestingly, this KP61 Starlet made its way to Long Beach, CA all the way from Hawaii to attend the 2017 Japanese Classic Car Show (JCCS 2017)! Dressed in TOM'S, livery this Toyota Starlet was definitely a crowd pleaser.
The SSR Casablanca 8 are JDM Wheels by Japanese wheel manufacturer SSR Wheels. This beautiful set of SSR Casablanca 8, sit nicely on an aired out Toyota Starlet KP61. More interestingly, this KP61 Starlet made its way to Long Beach, CA all the way from Hawaii to attend the 2017 Japanese Classic Car Show (JCCS 2017)! Dressed in TOM’S RACING livery this Toyota Starlet was definitely a crowd pleaser.

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Bolzanos SPHINCK Bolzanos SAVAGE Bolzanos MARIAGE – VIP Wheels

Bolzanos SPHINCK Bolzanos SAVAGE Bolzanos MARIAGE - VIP Wheels
The Bolzanos lineup of VIP wheels look to have an american style to them, reminiscent of an application you may see on a chevy truck. The Bolzanos SAVAGE has a twin six spoke design with covered lug nut, with a chrome finish. Similar to the Savage, the Bolzanos SPHINCK has a twin seven spoke design in chrome with a covered lug nuts. The Bolzanos MARIAGE has a five wrapped five spoke design and exposed lug nuts, in this case resembling other more common Japanese VIP Wheels. On the ohter hand we have the Bolzanos Vancleef with more of a european style; slightly reminiscent to the Breyton Magic or something from Hartge. The Bolzanos B.A.E SS1 is a two piece wheel with a 5 spoke design and open lug area. The Bolzanos B.A.E MARIAGE is similar to the regular Bolzanos MARIAGE but with two piece construction. The Bolzanos B.A.E MS has a split spoke performance look similar to the BBS LM or Work VS-XX, but with a slightly different look. Thw Bolzanos B.A.E DS is another two piece with a more formal VIP look similae to the SSR Vienna Dish or Work Euroline DH. Pictured are the Bolzanos SPHINCK on a Toyota Crown.

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Greffuhle GV-5 by Yokohama JDM Truck – JDM Wheels

The Greffuhle GV-5 by Yokohama are JDM Wheels made for off road JDM trucks. The Greffuhle GV-5 are made for a special segment of the Japanese car community that likes to dress up JDM Trucks and offroad vehicles with aluminum wheels and certain style of shiny bars, lights and racks, more notably from JAOS. Pictured are the Yokohama Greffuhle GV-5  on a Mitsubishi Montero and a Toyota 4runner.
The Greffuhle GV-5 by Yokohama are JDM Wheels made for off road JDM trucks. The Greffuhle GV-5 are made for a special segment of the Japanese car community that likes to dress up JDM Trucks and offroad vehicles with aluminum wheels and certain style of shiny bars, lights and racks, more notably from JAOS. Pictured are the Yokohama Greffuhle GV-5 on a Mitsubishi Montero and a Toyota 4runner.

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Linea Limix 161 by Crimson Inc – VIP Wheels

The Linea Limix 161 are VIP Wheels by JDM Wheels distributor Crimson Inc. The Linea Limix 161 feature a big, full face three spoke design and 2 piece construction. The Linea Limix 161 are VIP Wheels intended for big body VIP Cars and are only available in 18" diameter. Pictured are the Linea Limix 161 on a Toyota Aristo.
The Linea Limix 161 are VIP Wheels by JDM Wheels distributor Crimson Inc. The Linea Limix 161 feature a big, full face three spoke design and 2 piece construction. The Linea Limix 161 are VIP Wheels intended for big body VIP Cars and are only available in 18″ diameter. Pictured are the Linea Limix 161 on a Toyota Aristo.

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Racing Sparco NS-II Viper by Enkei Wheels – JDM Wheels

The Racing Sparco NS-II Viper were one of the most popular JDM Wheels in the late 90's. The Racing Sparco NS-II Viper feature 2 piece welded construction, and a very popular mesh design. The Racing Sparco NS-II Viper were produced by Crimson Inc but manufactured by Enkei Wheels in Japan. Pictured are the Racing Sparco NS-II Viper mounted on a Toyota Supra JZA80.
The Racing Sparco NS-II Viper were one of the most popular JDM Wheels in the late 90’s. The Racing Sparco NS-II Viper feature 2 piece welded construction, and a very popular mesh design. The Racing Sparco NS-II Viper were produced by Crimson Inc but manufactured by Enkei Wheels in Japan. Pictured are the Racing Sparco NS-II Viper mounted on a Toyota Supra JZA80.

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Hiro Engineering / Hiro V-1 Wheels – JDM Wheels

The Hiro V-1 are Old School JDM Wheels made by SSR Wheels. The SSR Hiro V-1 are 3 spoke wheels, with triple curved spokes and feature the Speedstar Racing magnetic locking center cap system. SSR Wheels Hiro V-1 feature 2 piece construction with the face bolted on to a welded barrel. Hiro Engineering is the firm that produces the V-1 and also carried a full line of Aero including the HIRO Super Silhoutte Kit line of aero pieces.
The Hiro V-1 are Old School JDM Wheels made by SSR Wheels. The SSR Hiro V-1 are 3 spoke wheels, with triple curved spokes and feature the Speedstar Racing magnetic locking center cap system. SSR Wheels Hiro V-1 feature 2 piece construction with the face bolted on to a welded barrel. Hiro Engineering is the firm that produces the V-1 and also carried a full line of Aero including the HIRO Super Silhoutte Kit line of aero pieces.

 

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