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This modified Toyota Corolla Altis wants to be a Lexus [Video]

Toyota brand is often associated with reliability. Innova, Innova Crysta and Fortuner are some of the examples that helped the brand gain this tag. We have seen several first generation Innova and Fortuner that are still going strong without any major problems in the engine. The owners of these cars often restore of modify these cars to maintain the fresh look. Toyota Corolla Altis is one such car which is popular among buyers even after getting discontinued from the market. Here we have a beautifully modified Corolla that gets a custom made Lexus body kit along with customised interiors.

The video has been uploaded by Autorounders on their YouTube channel. The owner of this Toyota Corolla Altis bought a used Altis and directly brought it to the Autorounders garage for modification. The original colour of the car was the off-white which was quite common.

The owner wanted to have a different look to the car and wanted to make it look a lot more premium and sporty. The front bumper, headlights, grille and frog lamp on the car were removed. As the owner had bought a refurbished Corolla Altis, there were no major dents or scratches anywhere on the car. The whole car was also repainted but, the quality of the paint was not the best. Once it reached the garage they stripped down the paint and took the car into the paint booth for a proper paint job.

This modified Toyota Corolla Altis wants to be a Lexus [Video]

The car was painted in premium quality gloss black paint job. The car now gets a custom made massive Lexus front grille. The bumper and the grille is a single unit. A lower lip is also part of the bumper. The stock headlamps on the car have been replaced with aftermarket projector LED units. An integrated LED DRL is also seen in the headlamp. Coming to the side profile, the car gets a side skirt and the stock alloy wheels have been replaced for an aftermarket dual tone unit with new tyres.

This modified Toyota Corolla Altis wants to be a Lexus [Video]

As we move to the rear, there are many more changes. The car gets a custom made Lexus rear bumper with an integrated diffuser. There are reflector LED lamps and the stock tail lights have been replaced with an aftermarket LED unit. The whole car got ceramic coating which enhances the overall finish of the paint  job.

This modified Toyota Corolla Altis wants to be a Lexus [Video]

The owner also wanted to customise the interiors on this Corolla. He wanted to go with a theme that would look premium on the car. The interior on this Toyota Corolla Altis now gets a black and brown dual tone theme. The dashboard and the door panels have been painted in black and there are faux wooden inserts at places. The seats get black and brown dual tone upholstery. The stock infotainment system on this Corolla Altis has been retained and the steering wheel now gets a leather wrap to it. The car also gets ambient lights and overall, the interiors on the car look premium with all these minor but, effective customisations.