1991 Toyota Starlet GT Turbo
Those of us who grew up as car nuts in the ’80s and ’90s recall thumbing through car magazines in our youth. The most important parts were the advertisements for tire and wheel manufacturers, where we’d daydream of the awesome rims we’d put on the cars we didn’t yet own. Page after page of BBS, Enkei, and Momo masterpieces dazzled the eyes.
Then, like seeing a steaming pile in a bed of roses, we’d spot the Ronal Teddy Bears, and alternatively chuckle and recoil.
Well, this enthusiast has taken a hot JDM subcompact and added those ironically iconic wheels. 130+hp in a lightweight, great handling hot hatch has to be entertaining, and this Starlet is in excellent condition. The striped interior is especially cool. But those wheels…
It’s on eBay in southern California with reserve not yet met.