Topo Preparing Wide Body CTS-V for 2011 SEMA Show

Topo, the wide-body guru from Mafia Customs has fabricated fabulous flares for a variety of late model performance cars, and now according to Autoblog, the master metal fabricator has set his sights on the 2nd Generation CTS-V. Topo’s skill in taking stock performance and luxury cars and giving them the fat-fender treatment have made him a living legend among many circles of automotive enthusiasts.

According to Autoblog’s Rob Einaudi, Topo is currently working on creating an extreme stretched-fender 2011 CTS-V for D3, and the car will be on display at GM’s booth at the forthcoming 2011 SEMA show in Las Vegas. Topo sent Einaudi some pics of the wide-body CTS-V, as well as several other SEMA projects, including a 5th Gen Camaro convertible he is doing for Forgiato. Judging from the pics, the CTS-V’s fenders should be able to swallow some pretty wide tires once the project is completed.

We may not be fans of 24-inch rims, but fitting wider meats on a performance car is always a good thing in our book. We’re personally looking forward to checking out the finished project in person at this year’s SEMA show, to see just how well the CTS-V can pull off the wide-body look.

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Clifton Klaverweiden

Clifton has been a car fanatic since his late teens, when he started the restoration of his '67 Camaro. He considers himself a student of automotive science and technology, and particularly loves all things LSX. And, although he has an appreciation for everything, from imports to exotics, his true passion will always be for GM musclecars.
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