Now this is a first: Watanabes on an Alfa Romeo— specifically, this GTV6. What do we all think of this?
Hat tip to Alex Beatty
~ by motoringconbrio on July 23, 2013.
Posted in Still images Tags: alfa romeo, gtv-6, gtv6, jdm, watanabe
Drop dead gorgeous
Andy said this on July 23, 2013 at 12:56 am
I still wouldn’t on mine …but I’d understand. It does look the part.
Oti said this on July 23, 2013 at 1:01 am
Nor would I on mine (hypothetically speaking). But I can approve this.
motoringconbrio said this on July 23, 2013 at 9:53 am
Looks absolutely fantastic! I wonder how he made them fit; wobble nuts, machined the wheels, custom ordered?
MarkGTV6 said this on July 23, 2013 at 7:26 am
To be honest, I don’t love it. I don’t think they match the car’s style and, besides, they are too big.
I would choose a wheel of brand/model more related to period racing to do justice to the car.
Hugo Reis said this on July 23, 2013 at 9:45 am
You don’t need to love it ;)
I figured they would be polarizing.
motoringconbrio said this on July 23, 2013 at 9:52 am
Oh that is just fantastic! I am a fan.
bandydesign said this on July 23, 2013 at 10:15 am
and it looks like it has the stupid stretched tyre stance fitment ?
double yuk !!
wm said this on July 23, 2013 at 8:28 pm
I was more interested in the wheels than the stretch on the tires, just curious on what they looked like on the car. Its hard to find a set of deep dish watanabe’s without a stretch fitment. I took these particular ones off an AE86.
Alex B. said this on July 26, 2013 at 10:44 am
What is really atrocious is the so-called architecture in the background. Upper-middle class suburban America. Yuk Yuk Yuk.
tomd said this on July 23, 2013 at 10:40 pm
Agreed. Give me something mid-century modern instead. It’s not common but it’s out there.
motoringconbrio said this on July 23, 2013 at 11:10 pm
easy…thats where I live man (not that particular house in the background). lol. my tastes have changed quite a bit since I moved into this neighborhood but I still like where I live. It is what it is.
Alex B. said this on July 26, 2013 at 10:47 am
I like these better than panasports. Love the bronze color.
Cactus said this on July 24, 2013 at 9:59 am
Automobiliac said this on July 24, 2013 at 10:13 am
Doesn’t look out of place. I’m liking it. Yet, for more JDM style I’d move the side mirrors up on the fenders, and get smaller side mirrors.
Kyle Cochran said this on July 24, 2013 at 9:20 pm
Now that I think would be a bridge too far!
motoringconbrio said this on July 24, 2013 at 9:23 pm
Incredible – thinking of JDM-ing mine now…
peter.b said this on July 25, 2013 at 7:00 am
Hey thanks for the post, it was just an experiment. I finally got the old boy running so i took some shots and decided to try something that you normally dont see on gtv6’s.
Alex B. said this on July 26, 2013 at 10:42 am
looks great, what are the dimensions and offset?
Nico said this on October 23, 2013 at 4:46 am
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