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Lexus LFA is the “Must Have” supercar

In the three months since it was unveiled to the public at the Tokyo motor show, the Lexus LFA has been greeted by critical and public acclaim worldwide. Even though it is one of the most exclusive supercars money can buy, the number of formal expressions of interest in purchase received by Lexus is already greater than the limited production run of just 500 examples. This does not mean that anyone wanting to own an LFA has missed their chance, as they can still register their interest up to mid-March and the en

Acoustic engineering creates Formula 1-inspired soundtrack for Lexus LFA

Not only does the Lexus LFA deliver thoroughbred supercar performance, the sound it makes is every bit as thrilling. The acoustic performance of the V10 engine and exhaust system has been fine-tuned to create a unmistakeable “soundtrack” that rises from a rumbling note at idle to a nape-tingling red-line wail. The acoustic team studied the noise made by a Formula 1 car at maximum revs, then applied detailed design features to create an exh

Lexus IS 1000 tuned by David Huang

Everybody knows that tuning is made with money, and the more you have, the better car you can create. This rule is almost always in force, especially, when the tuner has good taste and some knowledge. David Huang invested over $100,000 to create the ultimate Lexus IS 1000, which is base on IS 300. The most important feature of his car is the 1,000hp engine. The car also got custom color-shift Midnight Purple paint, custom body and frame work and custom suspension. The interior is entirely cha

Lexus GS 350 F-SPORT by Toyota Racing Development

Lexus GS 350 is mid-size luxury saloon car, which is targeted mainly to four or five-member families. Originally the car doesn't show its sporty nature, so the team in TRD decided to refine it "a little". GS 350 F-Sport is pushed to the limits with installing almost every F-SportTM performance accessory available. The car got F-Sport lowering spring kit and F-Sport performance brakes. The body is painted in PPG Vibrance Orange Glow three-stage candy paint, so the car can't remain unseen. The exterior package

Lexus IS 350C F-SPORT by TRD

Toyota Racing Development is one of the most famous tuning companies across the world. TRD used Lexus IS 350C as a base and added F-Sport ten spoke 19-inch forged aluminum wheels fitted with Michelin Pilot Sport performance tires. The car also gets F-Sport performance front and rear brake upgrade kit, the suspension is F-sport, which includes shocks, lowering spring set and sway bar set. The body is finished in PPG Vibrance Orange Glow three-stage candy paint, so IS 350C F-SPORT by TRD w

Lexus IS 350C tuned by O-60 MAGAZINE

To create a tuning package for Lexus IS 350 Convertible is obviously a new fashion style among the professional tuners. O-60 Magazine prepared some performance components for the car, too. Their vision of IS 350C include more aggressive look and enhancing the performance of the vehicle. The package consists of GReddy Performance exhaust system, engine management computer and gauges to optimize to work of the engine. The car is also equipped with bigger brakes from Brembo featuring custom fr

VIP Auto Salon refines the Lexus IS 350C for SEMA 2009

The tuning package offered by VIP Auto Salon and for Lexus IS 350C is only $15,000 and it requires a month and a half. IS 350C gets Joe Z intake pipe and Performance Tube Systems Joe Z series True Dual Header back exhaust system to improve the engine response and of course the sound. There is another upgr

Lexus IS 350C FOX MARKETING at 2009 SEMA Show

Fox Marketing prepared special Lexus IS 350C for 2009 SEMA Show. The convertible has special "Foxy Green" paint and discreet Seibon carbon-fiber rear wing. IS 350C really catches the attention of people with custom IS F front fenders and side skirts. Convertible also gets special performance wheels by iForged Sprint. Powered by supercharged 3.5L V6 engine, which produces 405hp, the car becomes a devil on the road. Lexus IS 350C by Fox Marketing also features enormous 14" six piston calipers from F-Sport and Y

Lexus LFA will hit the US soon

The new LFA supercar from Lexus just made its global debut at the Tokyo Motor show. This highly anticipated vehicle certainly represent something that you need to see with your own eyes, especially is you are a true race head. But if you don’t have the opportunity to visit the Asian show, don’t worry, because Lexus plans to showcase the new LFA at the forthcoming  - 2009 Specialty Equipment Market Association (SEMA) trade show in Las Vegas this November and the 2009 Los Angeles Auto Show in

lexus lfa hits the market

Lexus LFA hits the market

The super sports car from Lexus - LFA is announced for production. It was created by a small group of engineers, whose goal was to create the most powerful Lexus ever built, and they did it. The LFA has naturally aspirated 4.8 litre V10 engine developing 552bhp and 480Nm of torque. The power is put on the road through rear-mounted 6-speed Automated Sequential Gearbox (ASG). The performance of LFA is just outstanding, 0-100km/h is 3.7 seconds and top speed of 325km/h. The new 4.8 litre V10

2010 Lexus GS 450h

Lexus introduces 2010 Lexus GS 450h at Frankfurt Motor show. The model is freshened up – minor styling changes, new colours, revisions to the Pre-Crash Safety system and more sophisticated navigation and audio packages. Revised Pre-Crash Safety system and new active headrests The Pre-Crash Safety system in the Lexus GS 450h has been revised to support the pre-crash seatbelt and brake assist functions with pre-crash brake technology. Both front seats are fitted with new, inflator-operated

Lexus unveiled the revised 2010 LS 600h full hybrid at Frankfurt

At the Frankfurt motor show, Lexus unveiled the technological and styling improvements for the 2010 model year on its full hybrid LS 600h. The Lexus flagship comfort benefits from redesigned seating and updated equipment. In the driving dynamics part, new ECO mode and new larger Brembo disc brakes are available. The exterior of the LS 600h is updated with new four-bar grille and front bumper with redesigned air intakes and foglamps, new headla