WALD TAKES VIP TOYOTA INTO A NEW CENTURY

We love a badass VIP build. Fancy luxury saloons dropped on big rims, what’s not to like? Known domestically as ‘bippu’ (Japanese for ‘very important person’), VIP-style originated with the Yakuza: the bosses of organised crime syndicates wanted big flashy cars. However, they knew that rival gangs and the police would be immediately suspicious to …

VIP TOYOTA JZS181 CROWN ATHLETE – FC THROWBACK

Welcome to this week’s FC Throwback, where we take a look back at some of our favourite previous feature cars. This week it’s Imamura-san’s VIP Toyota JZS181 Crown Athlete from back in 2014… Imamura-san, the man behind Bee Dragon, is currently seen as an innovator in VIP circles. He continues to have the deepest respect for …

VIP STYLE MERCEDES C240 SPORT

Loud, low and louche, this nineties Mercedes-Benz C Class is one badass bippu… Skyscrapers punch out at the heavens; concrete strakes the scenery, weathered and angry. The morning strikes. Every pavement step, every traffic light tailback burns faster than the last: a greyscale heartbeat thumping against the city limits. Sliding along the tarmac, a lone …