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Old 17th June 2009, 05:04   #1
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Default Wald International designed Land Cruiser Sports Line "Black Bison" Edition

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Japanese company Wald International have certainly brought out some interesting body kits since they got into the modifications game. In just 15 years, they have built a reputation as a top shelf tuner willing to go after literally any type of Japanese or European premium vehicle.

There latest creation is a company first. The Wald 200 Land Cruiser Sports Line Black Bison Edition is the first vehicle they've attacked from Toyota that is not a minivan. It also marks the 8th vehicle in the Sports Line Black Bison lineup.

Others in the range include four Mercedes-Benz models (S-Class W221, CL-Class W216, C-Class W204, and R-Class W251), the Lexus IS F Sports Line, Toyota Alphard, and of course the Nissan GT-R.

Although the Wald Land Cruiser edition was originally purpose-built for the Russian and Eastern European market, a positive response from the rest of Europe, Australia, and the Middle East means the SUV could show up on three different continents. It's no surprise interest has piqued. The company was trying to build a vehicle that is, "Aggressive, Powerful and [has a] Muscular Style." Often times when a tuner goes after just those qualities, they end up going overboard.

But the engineers at Wald managed to style their Land Cruiser in both a strong and dignified manner. The new front bumper with integrated fog lamps sticks out in a particularly bold way that is matched by the new sidesills. The rear bumper incorporates the same mesh as seen at the front, while also building in new reflectors and space for the interestingly shaped quad-exhaust. Blacked-out Mahora M11C 20-inch wheels match the paint pretty well, but we like the five-point chrome-look wheels for the added contrast. If there is anything that can be removed, it is the rear spoiler, which looks rather out of place.

All in all, this is a very interesting design from a very interesting company. The Wald 200 Land Cruiser Sports Line Black Bison Edition sales should begin soon if not already.
SOURCE: WALD INTERNATIONAL

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Old 17th June 2009, 09:23   #2
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The mods look good on the LC but at the same time, the purpose of the LC is lost. This is one hardcore 4x4 meant for offroading. With all these cosmetic additions, who in their right senses would want to go offroading with it?

Nevertheless, its a good job. Gives the LC a more aggressive look. The rear reminds me of a Safari.

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Not too bad, WALD Designs are usually pretty simple and clean, but somehow a rear diffuser on an SUV does not do it for me. If it does not really serve a purpose then why do the mod?
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Looks wicked. But I agree with the other comments. The mods really don't go well on an LC, which is built to get battered, bruised and covered in mud.
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With the prices now a days for a LC, no one would dare get it in the slush!! so why not some more exterior modifications to beef up the ride??
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If it does not really serve a purpose then why do the mod?
The first owner wants to remake Bourne Identity.
He wants to put this car as a prop in the movie for the hero to drive.
Jim Carrey is the hero.

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Looks really wild. I like what he done to the car but the GC seems to have gone for a toss. Would make for a great poser car here in our country though where the LC is hardly taken off road to do what it is really meant to.
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i can only say that the car stands upto its name-THE BLACK BISON.
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