Toyo Tires Previews Unique Booth Vehicles for 2013 SEMA Show

Toyo Tires will display more than 20 vehicles at this year’s SEMA Show in Las Vegas. With three locations in the Las Vegas Convention Center, the company will have a larger presence than ever.

The main Toyo Tires booth located on the first floor of the South Hall will include Baja Champion BJ Baldwin’s Chevrolet trophy truck equipped with Toyo Open Country M/T-R tires, suspended in air over the Liberty Walk Nissan GT-R.

The 600+ horsepower GT-R features a CSDadjustable suspension with Platinum VIP-coil overs, an LB Performance Works wide body kit and 20-inch Forgiato wheels shod with Toyo Proxes R888 Rcompound DOT competition tires.

Another special exhibit will be the RWB (RAUH-Welt-Begriff) Porsche 930. The car is owned by RWB founder and renowned Porsche tuner Akira Nakai of Japan. The 930 features and RWB wide body kit, KW coil over suspension, Recaro racing seats, Takata harnesses and Work New Mesh 18-inch wheels shod with Toyo Proxes R888 tires.

Also making it debut is the all-wheel-drive Kontrabrands 2014 Lexus IS built by Gordon Ting. The urban road machine resembles a competition touring car and features a TRD five piece aero kit, massive Brembo brakes, a Sparco interior and Toyo Proxes T1 Sport tires.

The 2014 Corvette Stingray could not be ignored, so the Toyo Tires main display will feature the P58 Concept Stringray by Michigan-based design house TZD. The 580hp show car sports a TZD aero package, carbon fiber motorsports-style rear wing plus 20-inch front and 21-inch rear Vossen Monoblock wheels with Proxes T1R ultrahigh performance tires.

Classic vehicle lovers will notice the 1969 Ford Bronco built by ASC. Owned by actor Tony Besson, the SUV features a lift kit, 33-inch Toyo Open Country M/T tires for off-road and a 351 Windsor engine. There will also be a 1969 Camaro called “Lou’s Change”, which has been built by V8 Speed & Resto.

By Dan Mihalascu


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