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Russian Lexus LX 570 with TRD Supercharger

In order to bring some heavy power to the Lexus LX 570, a Lexus Technical Center in Moscow installed a TRD supercharger for some impressive results — check out the pull as compared to a stock LX:

Clearly, there’s some extra bite — the supercharger boosted the 5.7L V8 engine up over 500 horsepower and 548 ft/lb of torque, as compared to the standard LX 570’s 383 horsepower & 403 ft/lb. The result is almost 1.5 seconds off its 1-100km time, which dropped from 7.8 seconds to 6.19 seconds.

One nice little touch is the F badge on the fender, you can see just a hint of it in this dyno video:

If you’re interested in the details, I suggest visiting the detailed breakdown & installation — even translated from Russia, it’s easy to follow.

[Source: Lexus Technical Center] (Thanks Oleg!)

Comments
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I am actually surprised that I haven't heard more stories like this one.
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    Wunko
  • September 30, 2011
Pretty cool... like a LX-F!
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    BlackDynamite
  • September 30, 2011
A regular cab Tundra with the 5.7 and a TRD Charger hits 0-60 in 4.4 BD
    K
    • K
    • September 30, 2011
    That's just crazy!!!
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      Mike DeLorca
    • October 1, 2011
    BD----i have often wondered why LEXUS did not take this massive block of an engine and turn it into a BEAST----is it too large for sedan sized vehicles?  It just seems like such an incredible engine not to be used for sedans-----can you give me your thoughts???
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Is going to be nice a motor like this in some models, like IS and GS.
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    Guest
  • October 4, 2011
What about the ECU flashing? Without the ECU tuning the  LX 570 runs not good with the TRD Supercharger. I know because we have installed in my LX 570 a TRD supercharger already. Did the brakes were change as well?
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    Guest
  • October 5, 2011
Here it is!

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