The Toyota Century V12 Is an Amazing Japanese Ultra-Luxury Sedan

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Doug DeMuro

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The Toyota Century was a V12-powered Japanese ultra-luxury sedan. Today I'm taking you on a tour of the V12-powered Toyota Century, and I'm going to show you all the quirks and features of the Toyota Century. I'm also going to drive the Toyota Century V12 and show you what it's like on the road.
1990 TOYOTA CENTURY REVIEW:
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千葉良樹
千葉良樹 Πριν ημέρα
チキンって何回言うんだよ(笑) 日本ではこんないい保存状態のこの年代のセンチュリーは珍しい いいモノ見せてもらったよThank you👍
Random Acts of Video
Random Acts of Video Πριν ημέρα
That paint looks terrible, someone needs to break out the polish.
Eralen00
Eralen00 Πριν ημέρα
Luxury car drinking game: Take a shot every time doug says luxurious
JSPH :
JSPH : Πριν 2 ημέρες
Jesus Christ, mismatched socks Dougie.. 5:20
Chuck Selvage
Chuck Selvage Πριν 3 ημέρες
The fact is it's a better car than the Eurotrash or Yank stuff.
Fangyi Deng
Fangyi Deng Πριν 4 ημέρες
Everybody: Phoenix Doug: MAJESTIC CHICKEN 🐔
trash_ducc
trash_ducc Πριν 4 ημέρες
Hi effspot
Birros Polanski
Birros Polanski Πριν 4 ημέρες
Did you touch my poodle?
Markos
Markos Πριν 5 ημέρες
if your videos were half the length i’d have seen them all. Also, add outside view when driving, you certainly are missing it
Khaled Khan
Khaled Khan Πριν 5 ημέρες
Man, I don't like your narration. It sucks. You are sarcastic about people's emotion. Everyone you utter 'century', it seems you are having something in your pants. Disgusting!!!
In2deep
In2deep Πριν 5 ημέρες
How was this vehicle imported to the US? Is the Century exempt from the 25 year rule?
Skylab Beats
Skylab Beats Πριν 6 ημέρες
This interior is literally the opposite of the original 1992 Dodge Viper that you reviewed earlier
Darian the Scorpion
Darian the Scorpion Πριν 6 ημέρες
The Toyota Century. Japan’s version of the Presidential Beast.
Jackson Rendleman
Jackson Rendleman Πριν 9 ημέρες
7:37 Dankpods should do a review on those nuggets
Vincent Bianchi
Vincent Bianchi Πριν 10 ημέρες
Effspot was here
1994 Honda Civic GLi
1994 Honda Civic GLi Πριν 11 ημέρες
I thought Lexus was Toyota’s luxury division
カナダ
カナダ Πριν 11 ημέρες
From Japanese car geek, The front seat back is vibrating massage available.
カナダ
カナダ Πριν 11 ημέρες
From Japanese car geek, Hey, the seat is made by cloth(wool base) because of the best for sitting. Feel nice and easy to keep sitting position. Noise reduction effect is also important.
Stephen Parr
Stephen Parr Πριν 11 ημέρες
Never figured out why this guy became so popular..........hes not exactly very professional haha
Project305miami
Project305miami Πριν 13 ημέρες
The “chicken” logo is a Chinese Phoenix, a symbol long used to represent monarchies all over East Asia. Since this car was used for the Japanese Emperor, the Chinese Phoenix is used to designate it as a “royal” car. That’s a big part of the marketing and symbolism, “a car fit for a king.”
Nozyspy
Nozyspy Πριν 13 ημέρες
6:17 Microphone symbol? Does it also have a karaoke machine?! :D
Kirk Smith
Kirk Smith Πριν 14 ημέρες
Dear lord a low stress Japanese made v12 engine, that's gonna last forever, probably hasn't even been broken in yet.
TheYoutuber
TheYoutuber Πριν 14 ημέρες
I am a simple guy.. I see Toyota and I like it
DayVideo
DayVideo Πριν 15 ημέρες
This is a fucking Yakuza car bro.
Soheil Plays
Soheil Plays Πριν 17 ημέρες
U think the diablos V12 is bespoke? HAH!NOPE!this 2nd gen century IS bespoke AF.
Piano Fry
Piano Fry Πριν 17 ημέρες
Why doesn't Lexus have a program where you can get one of these in the U.S but for a small fortune.
Darryl Vidds
Darryl Vidds Πριν 17 ημέρες
Kiichiro Toyota: Ah, there you go MY F***ING MASTERPIECE!!! Henry Royce: Defug?
daniel titmus
daniel titmus Πριν 18 ημέρες
I prefer the 1990 version, purely due to the flag pole. Still a cool motor tho
daniel titmus
daniel titmus Πριν 18 ημέρες
I was so impressed by the first Toyota Century Doug reviewed, it'll take some beating! Looking forward to this one
Master Race of everything
Master Race of everything Πριν 18 ημέρες
Where my effspot squad at?
A H
A H Πριν 20 ημέρες
You couldn’t pay me to enter this with all that cloth if this car was spotted with a welfare couple from section 8 housing . Imagine the flees and lice ouch .
JEB 1
JEB 1 Πριν 21 ημέρα
Hi, my name is Doug, and I like to review some of the rarest and most expensive cars in the world, and sweat profusely and spread my various body oils all through them while doing so.
Griffan Sayre
Griffan Sayre Πριν 21 ημέρα
They have the same CD player as a 1996 Lexus ls 4000
T̲e̲x̲t̲ ̲T̲R̲A̲M̲P̲ ̲t̲o̲ ̲8̲8̲0̲2̲2̲
T̲e̲x̲t̲ ̲T̲R̲A̲M̲P̲ ̲t̲o̲ ̲8̲8̲0̲2̲2̲ Πριν 22 ημέρες
Needs to have suicide doors.
Edwin McClain
Edwin McClain Πριν 22 ημέρες
that engine is probably the only reliable v12 ever made
Daniru Nivain
Daniru Nivain Πριν 20 ημέρες
Yes indeed
Kai Hofsommer
Kai Hofsommer Πριν 22 ημέρες
Im sure everything in this vehicle is made and set up for very short people Lls
Tonino Belimussi
Tonino Belimussi Πριν 22 ημέρες
I'm disappointed: I expected a hidden katana or, at the very least, a wakizashi. Does this car have no soul?
Gary McDonald
Gary McDonald Πριν 22 ημέρες
You borrowed it from someone in California? It has Washington plates one it fool!
František Šlosiar
František Šlosiar Πριν 23 ημέρες
5:28 Skoda Superb has the same features...
r e v e l a r e_ XVII
r e v e l a r e_ XVII Πριν 23 ημέρες
I WANT one.
タコ/tako
タコ/tako Πριν 24 ημέρες
13:32 Did anyone noticed that hotwheels in the door pocket?
Frank
Frank Πριν 25 ημέρες
In Japan boring is good
Dave Crupel
Dave Crupel Πριν 25 ημέρες
A Century A Crown ME WANT!!!!
kennythemeat
kennythemeat Πριν 27 ημέρες
i like the hot wheels car in the front door panel!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!
Oscar
Oscar Πριν 29 ημέρες
It looks like something from the late 70s
Ranjan Biswas
Ranjan Biswas Πριν μήνα
One of the few luxury car which is actually reliable.
Sneezer5347
Sneezer5347 Πριν μήνα
My Sister’s 1999 Toyota Avalon Has the same Steering wheel
Francisco Matos
Francisco Matos Πριν μήνα
Majestic chicken
DARRENTINOnz
DARRENTINOnz Πριν μήνα
Nice vid dude
Hari Warrier
Hari Warrier Πριν μήνα
This is one of the most thoughtfully designed luxury sedans ever.
Laguna A
Laguna A Πριν μήνα
Thank you for sharing, its my dream car
Kaden Wijayatilleke
Kaden Wijayatilleke Πριν μήνα
0:28 Well 2020 would be a big part of that review
Allen S
Allen S Πριν μήνα
276hp is under rated.. it's Japanese law..
The Ultimate Oppurtunist
The Ultimate Oppurtunist Πριν μήνα
hey that's the same shifter knob that is on my 2011 Tacoma!!
Y4
Y4 Πριν μήνα
As cool as that car is, the lace looks terrible, like a hurst
Henry Smith
Henry Smith Πριν μήνα
Drinking game: take a shot everytime he says majestic chicken
G Luis
G Luis Πριν μήνα
Maybe the heated passenger seat is for warming the feet of someone relaxing in the back?
Kenneth Hays
Kenneth Hays Πριν μήνα
Why do you talk in such a way, over pronouncing every single word?
Hospitality Workout Ride4life
Hospitality Workout Ride4life Πριν μήνα
Doug sounds like a commercial fine print at 2x speed. 😂
Slight Return
Slight Return Πριν μήνα
Absolutely fascinating, understated car. I have seen one up close, in Japan. Build quality simply off the charts.
Johan Streefkerk
Johan Streefkerk Πριν μήνα
Boring
Roger Kind
Roger Kind Πριν μήνα
Deep cubby on the back is for handguns. Top cubby is for ammunition. Clearly.
MrRemmington
MrRemmington Πριν μήνα
Doug needs to wrap his mind around what his chauffeur is. Passenger seat is moved by the driver to help your passengers, a 6’4 American, (Doug) is getting in the car you move the seat forward because you’re the Chauffeur. The heated seat controls are at the drivers position for the rear seats so on a chilly day you can warm the seats for your passengers before they get in the car. it’s logical and obvious. I have two Lexus cars I can actually cool the rear seats in my LS 460 from the front position before my friends get into the car and a hot day. And I can move the seats from the front.(even my long gone 1992 LS 400 had this feature) Seems so logical to me. In my 2010 LS 460, it has pre-safe in the rear seats affecting seatbelts per strong tensioners. I suspect the century also has this feature. I know the LS 460 was the first on the market with pre-safe for all passer.
Abdul Aden
Abdul Aden Πριν μήνα
If Doug ever has twins his gonna call em Quirks and features lol
Eddy Riley
Eddy Riley Πριν μήνα
looks like a wedding car
Davey R
Davey R Πριν μήνα
There are 3 Century's currently on Ebay UK ranging from £7500 to £13,000
Arief Zulan
Arief Zulan Πριν μήνα
Cebtury is a nice Japanese Rolls Royce
Sergej Arsenijevic
Sergej Arsenijevic Πριν μήνα
3000: this, is first space ship ever made!
Ally Espinoza
Ally Espinoza Πριν μήνα
If Doug Demuro ever has twins, he's going to name them "Quirks" and "Features"
TJ Swoboda
TJ Swoboda Πριν μήνα
I saw one of these in the wild almost a year ago: www.tjswoboda.com/ToyotaCentury.jpg
Richard B. Davis
Richard B. Davis Πριν μήνα
Ugly
TommyBoyZ
TommyBoyZ Πριν μήνα
Just another Lexus CL500 if they sell this in United States.
chris
chris Πριν μήνα
I bet the cassette in the back seat has recorded some very interesting audio in its life...
Everard Santamarina
Everard Santamarina Πριν μήνα
I would have appreciated a comment indicating if this car is even available in left hand drive. The fact Toyota wouldn't even build it screams the intent of it. It is not meant for gaigin.
cyclonicleo
cyclonicleo Πριν μήνα
More than anything else, this car reflects the conservatism of corporate Japan in the 90's. Buyers wanted no flash, no fuss, smoothness, refinement and comfort. It exists to waft the boss/VIP/government official to and from their duties without screaming overt luxury, whilst maintaining a level of patriotism. The engine itself is incredibly refined but doesn't make massive amounts of power....until you strap two turbos onto it.
Kyle Chetram
Kyle Chetram Πριν μήνα
The bird is a phoenix I believe
Punjabi Munda
Punjabi Munda Πριν μήνα
Please don't compare car interiors and equipment level to today's levels, its not fair to do that. Compare to the cars era.
CJ
CJ Πριν μήνα
It doesn't look Japanese. It's looks like a European car.
カズキkazuki
カズキkazuki Πριν μήνα
超貴重なダークグリーン!!黒のセンチュリーは町でよく見かけますがこの色はまだ一度も見たことないです。
Xanomoros Films
Xanomoros Films Πριν 2 μήνες
Doug that's a Phoenix... and it's made out of gold
i am useless
i am useless Πριν 2 μήνες
they dont want something flashy doug demuo relating to my dad
xenoblue
xenoblue Πριν 2 μήνες
Google translator could have translated the screen for you
Marko Novak
Marko Novak Πριν 2 μήνες
Doug DeMuro, that’s not a tape recorder. That’s a Sony Walkman branded Century without FM/AM reciever, it cannot record, it’s for the people in the back to play their cassette’s.
StanceTV
StanceTV Πριν 2 μήνες
Couldn't finish the video, way too many ads.
Name not available
Name not available Πριν 2 μήνες
The THIIIIIS MAN
Alpzepta
Alpzepta Πριν 2 μήνες
Toyota should have sell this instead of shitty Avalon for the US Market. I will never understand we get a shitty Toyota while Japan got a good Toyota even their Camry is so much better than American Version.
Ryan Tiner
Ryan Tiner Πριν 2 μήνες
it looks ugly as home made sin!
King Of The World
King Of The World Πριν 2 μήνες
Idiotic voice
Mr
Mr Πριν 2 μήνες
why someone should choose century over lexus?!
Tony Stark
Tony Stark Πριν 2 μήνες
It's like 2jz combined.. lol..
Lemonade 400
Lemonade 400 Πριν 2 μήνες
doily seat covers lol
r e v e l a r e_ XVII
r e v e l a r e_ XVII Πριν 2 μήνες
I WANT ONE.
FLORAL TV
FLORAL TV Πριν 2 μήνες
Was it really to hard to whip out Google translate?
Russ TheBuss
Russ TheBuss Πριν 2 μήνες
As a truck driver I’m very used to fender mounted mirrors. They are absolutely the best place for a mirror to be mounted. Whenever I drive something other than the truck, I alway wish I had those extra mirrors.
GA Putra
GA Putra Πριν 2 μήνες
its a phoenix btw
Aristotelis Entertainment
Aristotelis Entertainment Πριν 2 μήνες
This car must have the most expensive cloth ever used in a car.
Noah Morphew
Noah Morphew Πριν 2 μήνες
If it's a '97 then it's illegally imported.
jremydeaton
jremydeaton Πριν 2 μήνες
The Toyota Motor North America Headquarters is just down the block where I live. I see one or two of these on a regular basis because a couple of execs own and drive them to work. I flipped out the first time I saw one, thinking they were never meant to be in the US.
hydrogen 1
hydrogen 1 Πριν 2 μήνες
Doug I thought this was family friendly, please try and refrain from using words like "crappy" in your videos like you did at 7:51, there are children in my house.
Random Guy
Random Guy Πριν 2 μήνες
I see hot wheels 13:33
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