A Buick Low Rider, on display in the "Big Zone", of the 2018 London Motor Show

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A Buick Low Rider, on display in the "Big Zone", of the 2018 London Motor Show
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A lowrider (sometimes low rider) is a class or style of customized vehicle. Distinct from a regular lowered vehicle, these customized vehicles are generally individually painted with intricate, colorful designs, rolling on wire-spoke wheels with whitewall tires. Lowrider rims range from 13"-20". They are also fitted with hydraulic or air bag systems that allow the vehicle to be raised or lowered at the owner's command. Given these specific characteristics, while a lowrider is always a lowered car, a lowered car is not always a lowrider. The term is used to describe a class of vehicle, not simply the height from ground to chassis.The term lowrider can also refer to the driver of the car.
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