Super Street Network

Due to the EU’s Global Data Protection Regulation, our website is currently unavailable to visitors from most European countries. We apologize for this inconvenience and encourage you to visit www.motortrend.com for the latest on new cars, car reviews and news, concept cars and auto show coverage, awards and much more.MOTORTREND.COM
 |   |   |  Toyota Racing Dream Build Prius - It Was All a Dream?
Subscribe to the Free
Newsletter

Toyota Racing Dream Build Prius - It Was All a Dream?

Evan Griffey
Jun 12, 2013

What do you get when you ask a NASCAR driver to build a tuner car? You’re looking at it. This Prius, the vision of Michael Waltrip Racing driver Clint Bowyer, competed in the Toyota Racing Dream Build. We were taken aback by the Prius’ look. Its vanilla white hood and grille contrasts the rest of the car and makes it look like Clint’s 18-wheeler backed into the Prius and no one cared to fix it properly.

1305 toyota racing prius Photo 2/3   |   Toyota Racing Dream Build Prius - It Was All a Dream?

The Prius got a 17-inch custom touch screen with built-in Windows 7 computer, two ASUS 12-inch tablets, and a side-view camera system that replaces the factory mirrors. A staggering 45 feet of fiber optic lighting and a thumping 16-speaker JBL audio system with two amplifiers and six crossovers brighten the mood inside the Toyota. As a racer, Bowyer wanted the Prius to have some attitude, so a set of Megan Racing springs and shocks bring the hi-tech hybrid down “lower than a Sprint Cup car,” according to Bowyer, while it rolls on a set of custom EVOD wheels. The Toyota Racing Dream Build raised money for charity and won a fan an all-expenses paid trip, but let’s hope they don’t let Bowyer build another car.

1305 toyota racing prius interior Photo 3/3   |   Toyota Racing Dream Build Prius - It Was All a Dream?
By Evan Griffey
272 Articles

BROWSE CARS BY MARKET

MORE FEATURES

The Mercedes-Benz SLC roadster has been discontinued, and to celebrate the automaker has announced a Final Edition
Conner GoldenFeb 19, 2019
The Blue Oval will unleash an all-new, 276hp Ford Focus ST this summer in Europe, and we get nothing
Ed TahaneyFeb 19, 2019
Fredric Aasbo-driven, Papadakis Racing-built RWD 2017 Toyota Corolla iM turnkey pro Formula DRIFT car for sale over at Bring A Trailer
Bob HernandezFeb 19, 2019
Mode Parfume has been teasing a new hardtop design for the S2000 that had been in development for quite some time and at the 2019 Osaka Auto Messe, show goers got the chance to see it in person.
RodrezFeb 19, 2019
Preview the April 2019 issue of Super Street, with the first modified A90 Supra (sort of), an underground RX-7 drifter, Carbon Signal’s threesome of Datsun, and more!
Bob HernandezFeb 15, 2019
Sponsored Links

SEARCH ARTICLES BY MAKE/MODEL

Search
CLOSE X
BUYER'S GUIDE
SEE THE ALL NEW
NEWS, REVIEWS & SPECS
TO TOP