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A half-century of the Century: Toyota’s Rolls-Royce Turns 50


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Japan doesn’t have a king of the road, it has an emperor. More than 17 feet long, typically jet black in color, with wheel covers bearing the phoenix crest often seen atop Buddhist temples, and a general appearance so conservative as to border on anachronism, the Toyota Century is the master of all it surveys. Tokyo traffic parts before it, little kei cars and Crown taxis scattering like serfs in the presence of royalty.


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