To the beginning of the year, at the Detroit Auto show, it was appearance for the first time, the Lexus LC 500. A sporty with bodywork coupe and a cabin for 2+2 seats directly derived from the prototype Lexus LC-LF. Now, in the SEMA Las Vegas, the preparer Gordon Ting has presented an exclusive version much more “racing” of the luxurious and sporty coupe.
it Is, according to them, the “first LC 500 custom in the world”. Aesthetically receives a yellow tone to your body, but also gains an imposing aerodynamic kit that gives great wildness to the entire exterior with a lower lip marked, side skirts, side air intakes, back spoiler in the same color of the bodywork and a robust diffuser rear which houses two large exhaust outlets.
The wheels of 10-spoke, in a tone satin, 22 inches and mounted a few tires Pirelli P Zero Nero. The brake system has a Brembo six-piston on the front axle and four-piston in the rear, in the same satin finish of the wheels. suspensions, adjustable, come from the hand of the specialist KW.
Not everything is aesthetics and part cycle, and it is that this Lexus LC 500 has also increased the performance of the engine. The coupe has seen modified their V8 5 liters, and 477 hp, increasing its displacement to 5.6 liters and getting a gain of 54 hp, so the power of this unit reach the 531 cv. The most surprising thing is that Lexus claims that its V8 is not tight, since could double the power offered in the variant series, that is to say, could exceed 950 hp.
The Lexus LC 500 series will start its marketing in some markets starting in the spring of 2017.