FB Update: S2000 Demo Car Interior

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Bulletproof S2000 demo car w Recaro Super Stark and Mugen roll bar

The Bulletproof S2000 demo car interior has a few special Japanese parts like these sold out Recaro Japan RS-G Super Stark limited seats and a Mugen roll bar with roll hoop delete panel.

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FB Update: Custom Recaros

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Bulletproof custom Recaro SR-7 in G35 coupe

We’ve begun doing custom interior work. Here is Terry’s G35 Coupe featuring Japanese market Recaro SR-7 seats with full custom refinishing in Mercedes leather.

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FB Update: Alcantara Headliner in Demo Car

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GT-RR demo car Alcantara headliner

The GT-R demo car continues to get steady updates.  Here is the new Alcantara headliner.

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Customer Car: Miles’ GT-R

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Miles has a great race prepped GT-R over in Australia.

Loads of great mods were done. On this car we made Miles an authentic Amuse front diffuser converted to carbon fiber as a one-off.

 

The car also sports the Top Secret hood, Aeromotions wing, full custom cage, dry carbon doors and loads of other mods.

Doesn’t get much lower than that!  The front lip is practically scraping that iPhone.

This GT-R glows like an angel.  Must be the car of Miles’ dreams!

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Details

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The small mods are sometimes as neat as the big ones. One of the latest mods to our project 2012 GT-R is this neat machined and polished mount for the JRZ remote reservoirs that attaches to our roll cage.

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Undercover Virginia Police 2012 GT-R

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This video makes you wonder how in the world the police department in Virginia is able to spend 100k on a 2012 GT-R. What happened to budget shortfalls?!  I guess they figure this is a good investment since likely they’ll rack up 100k in speeding tickets issued in the first month.  All I know is that I’m damn sure not running when I see a GT-R cop car in the rear view.  That’s a race you’re sure to lose.

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JDM Recaro Limited Edition Seats – SR-7 Evolution

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Recaro SR-7 Evolution Japan

In the hierarchy of premium seating one brand reigns supreme. That brand is not Recaro, it is Recaro Japan. Having dealt with pretty much every seat manufacturer there is, I have a particular lust for Japanese Recaro seats. Unlike the German and US Recaros, the Japanese models use premium materials not found in other regions. Additionally Recaro Japan has a number of models that simply do not exist in other Recaro markets. In many ways, Recaro Japan is it’s own brand.

Japanese culture loves the concept of limited edition seasonal products. Recaro Japan adopts that Japanese taste of exclusivity by releasing limited edition seats each year. I personally own a set of RS-G Super Stark limited edition seats which were released earlier in the year and I continue to be impressed by them.

At the moment some of the best seats out there are Recaro Japan only releases…models like RS-G, SR-7 and SP-X come to mind as the best aftermarket seats money can buy. Each of those seats can be bought from Recaro Japan with exclusive materials like Alcantara and premium leather.

Although exchange rates have not been kind to buyers outside of Japan, guys like myself still have no choice but to ante up the extra cash if we want the ultimate in seating options. I’ve made numerous calls to Recaro US to see if there is any way to get these models of seats and it is simply impossible. As a result, we export them from Japan in limited quantities.

After that long intro, I wanted to share the latest limited edition Recaro Japan seat. This is yet another remix of the popular SR-7 reclining model. Those of you who follow what we do might remember us selling the previous limited edition model called the SR-7 Advance. While the Advance followed the stylings introduced by the “Super Stark” limited edition by keeping the color pallete to a minimalist black and focusing on strategic placement of premium Alcantara, this new Evolution seat takes a different twist.

The SR-7 Evolution takes on a high end and somewhat European influenced (think Porsche GT3 RS) point of view and incorporates some orange accents to set off the car’s interior. The orange details include highly skilled custom stitch work and the use of Recaro’s premium leather to make up the orange accents. The premium leather is the same stock used on their $10,000 SP-X seats. To cap it off, the orange stitched Evolution badge lets you know that you’re sitting in something special.

Like all other limited edition Recaro’s, these are sold only in Japan and they sell out fast. We’ve brought in some sets for guys in the past and we’re happy to do so again upon request.

Recaro SR-7 Evolution

* disclosure – I just bought a set of these for myself. It’ll be a fun challenge to integrate the splash of orange into the interior of my car. I have some fun ideas after seeing these seats and promptly buying a set. I think a lot of people will be off-put or confused by the splash of color in the way that it is introduced with this seat…to me, I find it a really fun challenge to build an interior around something this unique. Without a doubt, this is a new style and it’ll be a love or hate relationship for most people whereas the Super Stark and the Advance are more of a safe play that everyone can appreciate. Much like the new Rays sticker on the TE37SL edition wheels, the orange on this seat is a different look than everyone was expecting. To me, that’s a great thing.

Recaro SR-7 Evolution

here’s the link for more info on these:

http://www.gt-rr.com/product.html?m=recaro_japan&n=sr-7_evolution_limited_edition&id=1390

Here’s the link for more Recaro Japan limited edition seats:

http://www.gt-rr.com/finder.html?man_name=recaro_japan&manufacturer_id=142

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