You either understand the appeal of the Toyota Century, the quietly (very quietly) luxurious hand-built rolling testament to Japanese craftsmanship, or you don’t. But even if you don’t, you should at least appreciate the insane amount of work that goes into each and every one of these sedans. We’re talking Ridler Award contender levels of body and paintwork in the service of a totally understated design. The Century is, in a sense, Toyota’s way of recognizing and honoring traditional craftsmanship, even as robots build the vast majority of its consumer-grade cars. It should come as no surprise that the Century has long served as transportation for the Japanese imperial household. But Japan’s got a new emperor, and Naruhito apparently likes to do things a little differently. Feel the wind in his hair, etc., etc. And so Toyota has built him an extra-special one-of-a-kind Century with no roof. It will be used at his official coronation ceremony on Oct. 22. Add in stretched Century limos and the VIP-style Century GRMN, could we be seeing the makings of a full Century line? Probably not, but we can dream. Full disclosure: There’s limited information available on this Century, and we ...