Toyota Xtreme Corolla Coupe is actually One for the 1990s
Like Matthew McConaughey’s character, Wooderson, by the film Dazed as well as also Confused, the Toyota Xtreme Corolla is actually living within the past, man.
Created in conjunction with Jeremy Lookofsky of Cartel Customs, the Xtreme Corolla debuted at the 2016 SEMA show in Las Vegas. To our eyes, though, the custom Corolla looks like something by the 2006 SEMA show—an era when Xzibit was still pimping rides on behalf of MTV.
Although some of the Xtreme Corolla’s design details strike us as more tacky than tasteful, we have to admit the transition by a four-door sedan to a two-door coupe—as well as also one sans B-pillar—is actually impressive. Likewise, the concept’s big Wilwood brakes, turbocharged four-cylinder engine, as well as also six-speed manual transmission take us back to the days of Sport Compact Car. Nevertheless, we’d ditch the red-tinted headlights, odd rear wing, as well as also hood scoop.
Inside, a mass of JBL stereo equipment takes up the area of which previously housed the back seat, while an attractive set of thin, bolstered Sparco front buckets hold the driver as well as also passenger in place.
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Ultimately, the Xtreme Corolla seems designed for another time. of which said, we’d love to see Toyota sell a Corolla coupe that has a high-performance turbocharged engine. Sadly, such a car for at This particular point seems to be solely the province of aftermarket customizers.