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Toyota Prius Gathering in Japan Is All About Quad Exhausts and Ricer Body Kits

We like this a lot; it's totally riced, but we still like it. And we have a sneaking suspicion that many of you would be happy to own a Toyota Prius if it looked like this.
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Toyota Prius gatherings in America are all about trading car grooming secrets and recipes for raw vegan sweets that won't make you fat(er). However, over in Japan, the Prius has developed into a cult car, and many tuners offer styling packages that cut against the grain.

We have to be honest here and tell you that it's not your average gathering of Pri (yes, that's the plural of Prius). It's happening in the back yard of one of our favorite Japanese tuners and they've invited another company to join in.

Is it time to drop the names? Yes it is, two of the new Prius tuning projects are from Kuhl Racing, while the other one is from Rowen. It seems the companies were in the mood to show off and also brought along some of the older projects they had, based on the previous Prius and even the wagon.

While all three 2016 Pri have quad exhaust systems, the one that gets all the attention is from Rowen International, the company that specializes in the Heat Blue Titanium setup that gives the Toyota hybrid an exotic look, like a Lamborghini.

We featured that project very recently and are still in love with the custom trunk wing, which seems like it's been pulled straight from a the Civic Type R.

That said, Kuhl Racing's cars are also amazing. They have a cleaner rear diffuser and what's called a necked swan spoiler that extends backward.

With only 140 horsepower or so, the Prius is never going to escape from the new Tokyo police car, the Nissan 370Z. However, it would be interesting to see them try, maybe as an endurance race instead of a speed test.

 
 
 
 
 

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