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Pandem Toyota FT-1 "Darth Vader" Beats the Supra for Pure Entertainment Value

It's safe to say that the new Toyota Supra has exceeded the expectations of its makers, popular with sports car fans all over the world and already customized to death. However, the FT-1 concept still exists as a testament to what the MK5 could have been.
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Pandem Toyota FT-1 "Darth Vader" Beats the Supra for Pure Entertainment ValuePandem Toyota FT-1 "Darth Vader" Beats the Supra for Pure Entertainment ValuePandem Toyota FT-1 "Darth Vader" Beats the Supra for Pure Entertainment ValuePandem Toyota FT-1 "Darth Vader" Beats the Supra for Pure Entertainment ValuePandem Toyota FT-1 "Darth Vader" Beats the Supra for Pure Entertainment ValuePandem Toyota FT-1 "Darth Vader" Beats the Supra for Pure Entertainment ValuePandem Toyota FT-1 "Darth Vader" Beats the Supra for Pure Entertainment ValuePandem Toyota FT-1 "Darth Vader" Beats the Supra for Pure Entertainment Value
The FT-1 came into the world in 2014. Like so many great concepts, it was spawned by the Calty design studio as a way to puff life back into the Toyota brand. Back then, the 86 was still called a Scion, so there really wasn't anything fun associated with the brand.

Production Supra models have kept a lot of the character from that concept, so it's easy to forget there were major differences as well. The FT-1 had narrower headlights, a transparent hood section and a large pop-up spoiler with giant hydraulic struts, similar to the Lexus LFA. In short, it was more like a supercar.

Today, we're going to imagine what would have happened if Toyota had put the FT-1 into production with an artistic aftermarket conversion. The Pandem widebody kit has become a must-have for the 2020 Supra, and Flat Hat 3D Studio adapted it for the concept, the outcome being a sinister low-riding speed machine that Darth Vader might drive... if he were a real person on Earth that's into tuning and not a galaxy-conquering villain.

The idea scores top marks for entertainment value, as it puts titanium screws directly into the unique bodywork. These are virtual screws, as no million-dollar concept was hurt in the making of these images.

For a more complete drift car look, the artist has installed fender flares, massive side skirts, an oversized ducktail spoiler and even frills like a titanium exhaust or 5-spoke Revolve wheels. It's kind of funny how a package that you can actually buy lends itself so well to this one-off concept.

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| FT-1 x Pandem | Yes, I brought back my FT-1 x MK5 design and put a Pandem kit, because why not? - Details matter. - #art #design #toyota #supra #supramk5 #supranation #speedhunters #flathat3d #3dsmax #vraynext #cars #carlifestyle #supercar #jdm #ft1 #newsupra #supramkv #toyotasupra #supraa90 #a90 #carporn #2jz #2jzgte #2jzvvti #taiwan #japan #jdm #blacklist #pandem -

A post shared by FLAT HAT 3D Studio (@flathat3d) on Jan 21, 2020 at 10:31am PST



 
 
 
 
 

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