1999 Lexus Aristo — HKS Turbo — Import Tuner Magazine

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On The Track Or On The Streets, We Wouldn’t It Any Other Way

Individuality is very for those who wish to stand from the crowd. It’s that’s all but required of public doubly so for any who achieve such by driving race cars need to appear as loud, and intimidating as their drivers. by this quality that Max Orido has become one of the most Japanese racing drivers of times. Despite his respectable of driving everything from GT and Super Taikyu, to NASCAR and the 24 of Le Mans, Orido owes fame to his passion for drifting, and like his wildly modified Toyota Soarer and Aristo seen in Hot Version and Best videos and magazines like one for years. And for those of you who think stand-out persona and lust for Toyota JZ muscle is just an we take you into his personal this month, to peek at Ridox JZX161 Toyota daily driver.

Orido-san came up with his own chameleon color for this something that would the lines of the body and look nothing else out there. The is a stunning metallic blue shifts from turquoise to depending on angle of view. To its carbon armor, a thin on top of the hood and fenders was left only covered by clear The same was done to the lower of the side skirts, matching the detailing on the front and rear To dress things up a little, door handles join thin strip of chrome makes its way all around the car. LED and aftermarket front projectors are a touch, bringing the JZX161 in with more modern The showy 20-inch Weds 110Ss match the sporty VIP of the Aristo well, and are wrapped in ContiSportContact 2 tires.

In case you might be thinking is all flare, popping the lightened reveals the 2JZ-GTE that standard in Japan’s V300 Edition Aristo. Lucky Orido explains that the hasn’t been touched; strong enough to take a power boost on its own. to a career race car driver, mean nearly tripling its because Max’s HKS T04Z conversion is good for just 600 hp. To support the higher boost, the was beefed up with a Sard fuel pump and upgraded The T04Z breathes through plumbing and dumps spent through a custom downpipe, catalyst and that straight-through center-exit exhaust. Boost is by the external HKS wastegate and EVC boost Full Trust piping was along with the Trust that exchanges heat an increased flow of incoming thanks to the Ridox front gaping inlet. And you thought was all for show! Prepping the car for impromptu battles are a pair of Trust oil and a thick Sard radiator. management is a venerable HKS F-Con V custom-mapped for mid-range torque and economy. Seeing as how Orido this beast almost through hectic Tokyo he decided to keep its factory transmission in place, and upgraded it a Sard Sport A/T

Pro kit, eliminating slip and response for performance driving. And in with the oil coolers, a Kaaz LSD was in for the occasional slide.

Toyota Aristo II

A soon-to-be-released Ridox suspension care of lowering the car as well as greater handling. Control were left untouched, but the was something Orido addressed Project Mu six-piston slim up front, mated to four-piston at the rear. Curiously enough, the calipers use four small for each piston, a design is supposed to make better use of pad Two-piece floating discs and lines are further fitted to corner, all from Project Mu.

its stateside Lexus GS counterpart, the JDM Aristo features an interior that simply refuses to get However, Orido wanted to things up a little, starting the Bride Stradia II carbon-Kevlar buckets. Maybe they him feel more at home the daily commute. Fitted a quick-release boss is the Orido-style steering wheel, one of the hottest-selling in the Ridox catalogue. A top-of-the-line hard-disc navi unit was and below it, we noticed something about the center transmission curious-looking lever coming out at an It’s a custom foot-to-hand brake conversion that was to help Orido-san initiate with the automatic transmission.

If Max’s personal Aristo you at all of his current D1GP drift it should-it was built to be a de-tuned, luxurious replica of it. The same kit appears on both cars, and output is roughly identical. might come as even of a shock is that Max designed the kit to, in his words, Prove the people how style translate. We get it.

Toyota Aristo II

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