by: om bob • 3
Japanese art trucks made their debut in the 1975 hit series on the Yaro Truck!, Roaring to the big screen to attract a Japanese cinema audience. Decorated with blinking ledges, long aluminum pipes, and glowing steel sheets, this vehicle is brash, colorful and unrepentant. A new word is quickly created - "dekotora" (sharpened trucks) - and colorfully decorated trucks can be seen on the streets throughout Japan. Art trucks have entered popular culture. About 30 years later, Japanese art trucks have become stylish creations that attract loyal followers of professional drivers and drivers. This amazing set of decotora photos reveals the beauty of Japanese art trucks and the creative flair of their owners. Described as a masterpiece, Japanese art trucks are a must-see for all car-lovers and wasteful designs.