Five-Axis Scions on Display at Motoring 'J' Style

Thursday April 17th, 2008 at 3:44 PM
Posted by: Derek

Troy Sumitomo, founder and president of Five Axis Design

Troy Sumitomo, founder and president of Five Axis Design, will be making an appearance alongside a collection of his super-modified Scion showcars at the second annual Motoring ‘J’ Style show.

ALAMEDA, Calif., April 16, 2008 – Leading edge contemporary automotive stylist Troy Sumitomo will appear with a collection of his custom Five Axis Scion showcars at Motoring ‘J’ Style. Sumitomo, a California native and founder of Five Axis, has established himself in little over a decade as a rising star in the world of custom automobile design and fabrication. The one-day event, which is dedicated to Japanese car culture, will be held Saturday, May 24, at the Solano County Fairgrounds in Vallejo, Calif.

Five of Sumitomo’s Scion Five Axis creations will be on display in the Exposition Pavilion. The futuristic Scion xA Speedster is a highly modified open-air roadster with a unique underhood-mounted projection screen. The tangerine-hued Scion DJ xB has a mobile DJ booth complete with turntables, mixer and speakers integrated into the car’s frame. Other Five Axis Scions in the show include the Blackberry xB, Spec tC and Papaya xD. A full lineup of 2008 production Scions rounds out the exhibit.

Also on display will be the matte-black Five Axis modified Lexus Project IS-F which debuted at the SEMA Show in Las Vegas last November. Five Axis body kits, wheels, paint, and aftermarket modifications will also be shown.

Besides these Scion and Lexus vehicles, Motoring ‘J’ style will include vintage pre-1985 Japanese roadsters, coupes and sedans, contemporary collectables, and tuner creations. Live drifting competitions and rally demonstrations will also take place at the expansive Fairgrounds.

Show hours for Motoring ‘J’ Style are 9:30 a.m. – 5 p.m. Saturday, May 24, 2008. Admission is $20 for adults while kids 12 and under are free. Priority parking has been arranged for those arriving in a Scion. In addition, Scion drivers and passengers can receive $5 off the admission price by checking in at the Scion booth outside the main entrance and show an attendant their Scion key. For show information contact (415) 479-9930 or go to www.motoringjstyle.com

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Five-Axis Lexus IS-F

The Five Axis Lexus Project IS-F, which recently debuted at the SEMA Show in Las Vegas, will be featured at the second annual Motoring ‘J’ Style show, Saturday, May 24 2008 at the Solano County Fairgrounds in Vallejo, Calif.

Five-Axis Scion DJ xB

The Five Axis Scion DJ xB, a mobile DJ booth featuring Pioneer components and speakers, will be on display at the second annual Motoring ‘J’ Style show, Saturday, May 24, 2008 at the Solano County Fairgrounds in Vallejo, Calif.

 

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