Kevin · March 3rd, 2020
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Four LC 500s and one LS 500 will be on display.
Kevin · October 30th, 2017
The build is expected to take just 10 hours.
Kevin · March 23rd, 2017
Vossen Wheels has a big feature on Lexus Enthusiast site administrator Mike Forsythe and his Lexus LS F SPORT.
Kevin · February 23rd, 2016
TOM’S Japan displayed all of their Lexus RC F modifications at Tokyo Auto Salon earlier this month.
Kevin · January 24th, 2016
Vossen Wheels recently worked with the Lexus USA Eastern office and RS-R USA on two vehicles for the show car circuit.
Kevin · January 20th, 2016
The Lexus display at the LA Auto Show featured multiple modified cars, some we’ve seen and some brand new.
Kevin · November 20th, 2015
Lexus tuner TRD Japan have announced details on their RC F Circuit Club Sport Parts, or the RC F CCS-P. This is a significant performance upgrade for the coupe, with a price to match.
Kevin · November 12th, 2015
The Greddy x Rocket Bunny body kit for the Lexus RC & RC F is a major modification, requiring deep cuts into the fenders and plenty of bravery bolting everything together.
Kevin · September 29th, 2015
Official Lexus Japan tuner TOM’S has released more photos of their new NX 20t aero kit.
Kevin · June 24th, 2015
As a followup to yesterday’s post, it turns out Lexus Japan offers color-coded wheel arches for the NX: It’s a ¥151,200 ($1,275 USD) option, and just one of the many customizations Lexus Japan offers. There’s also a door garnish, door handle garnish, plated side door molding, and a chrome trunk lip: I was also pointed …
Kevin · January 22nd, 2015
An eagle-eyed reader in Japan spotted this Lexus NX with color-coded wheel arches: No information on if this was a custom job or an aftermarket accessory — hopefully someone out there has more details. I’ve always wondered how the NX would look without its dark grey wheel arches, and to be honest, I don’t know …
Kevin · January 21st, 2015
Let’s circle back to the Tokyo Auto Salon earlier this month and take a closer look at the Lexus show booth. On display was the RC F GT3 car and something else entirely: the RC F CCS Parts Concept. Here are some photos from Japanese website Response: Most important is this graphic behind the RC …
Kevin · January 19th, 2015
Along with the LF-C2 concept, Lexus also debuted new F SPORT parts for the RC 350 — let’s start with some photos of the display: The parts are as follows: F SPORT Rear Bumper Exhaust Diffuser · F SPORT Performance Exhaust & Exhaust Tips · F SPORT 19-inch wheels · F SPORT Lowering Springs No …
Kevin · November 20th, 2014
Vossen Wheels have released a new video detailing their involvement with the #Instabuilt Lexus RC F that was displayed at SEMA: There’s also this fantastic photo gallery of the #Instabuilt RC F in Red Rock, Nevada: The #Instabuilt Lexus RC F was built by VIP Auto Salon based on voting from Lexus USA’s Instagram followers. …
Kevin · November 18th, 2014
The Rocket Bunny Lexus RC body kit made its debut last week at SEMA, and it’s now available for pre-order on the GReddy website. The SEMA RC body kit will retail for $8,600 USD, and a modified version for the RC F will be $12,000 USD — here’s a look at the kit on the …
Kevin · November 12th, 2014
Official Lexus tuner TRD Japan has released images of the world’s first RC F SPORT aero kit: The kit starts off with a front underspoiler and side skirts: There’s a carbon fiber rear spoiler and a rear diffuser with a quad-exhaust muffler setup: A set of 19-inch forged aluminum wheels complete the options: The front …
Kevin · October 23rd, 2014
After a week of voting, Lexus USA Instagram followers have chosen how the SEMA-bound RC F project car will be customized: Each part of the build was voted on — here are the winning choices: Seafoam Green Exterior 20-inch Forged Vossen CVT wheels Nitto Invo tires Black Brembo brake calipers Lexon Exclusive gun metal gray …
Kevin · October 14th, 2014
Japanese tuner Miura from TRA Kyoto will be developing a Rocket Bunny Lexus RC F SPORT for SEMA this year, and has released the image above as a teaser of things to come. (Can’t wait to see this car — Miura-san has a unique way of doing things, I recommend everyone read this profile over …
Kevin · October 7th, 2014
Lexus USA is tapping its Instagram followers to decide how an RC F will be modified for this year’s SEMA auto show in Las Vegas: 1) Drift – Rear drive and V8, the RC F was basically built to get sideways. Should we strip it out, cage it, and let it realize its destiny? 2) …
Kevin · October 6th, 2014
Official Lexus tuner Modellista has released images of their new NX body kit The body kit consists of a front under spoiler, side skirts, and a rear diffuser with a design that changes depending on the NX 200t or NX 300h. A rear spoiler add-on and 19-inch aluminum wheels are also available. Modellista has also …
Kevin · July 30th, 2014
Official Lexus tuner TRD Japan has released images of the world’s first NX aero parts: The kit is made up of a front under spoiler, rear diffuser, and a quad-exhaust muffler setup: There’s also aluminum forged 19-inch wheels: As with all things TRD, these aero parts are not cheap — the front spoiler is reasonable …
Kevin · July 29th, 2014
Vossen Wheels has released a new video featuring the customized Lexus LFA from Japanese tuner LEXON: The wheels here are the new Vossen VFS-2s, which are built using flow forming technology that allows for a greater range of widths. The LFA is running with 20×10.5 up front and a 20×12 rear for the maximum concave …
Kevin · June 17th, 2014
Dino Dalle Carbonare from Speedhunters has an excellent photo feature on the Lexus LFA owned by Japanese tuner LEXON — here are just a couple images: Aftermarket wheels on an LFA is something of a rarity, but the Vossen VFS-2 wheels really work on the Lexus supercar — be sure to check out the rest …
Kevin · June 2nd, 2014
Dino Dalle Carbonare from Speedhunters has a nice feature on Japanese tuner Lexon and their Lexus IS F SPORT show car: Before the Lexon company was set up, its owner, Takemi-san, was more into the performance side of things and was primarlily building and supplying parts for circuit and drift cars. But with changing trends …
Kevin · May 27th, 2014
TRD Japan has announced their F SPORT package for the updated Lexus CT 200h — here’s photos of every option: The full kit includes a front spoiler, side skirts, a quarter-panel spoiler that sits above the taillights, plus a sports muffler and rear diffuser — these aero enhancements help control airflow and improve downforce: The …
Kevin · January 16th, 2014
The 2013 SEMA Show starts today, and I’m in Las Vegas to bring you all live Lexus coverage. Lexus has nine modified cars at this year’s show — six new IS models, one first-generation IS, a second-generation IS, and the LFA. There’s also sure to be other Lexus models throughout the convention center. Live coverage …
Kevin · November 5th, 2013
Let’s end the week with an absolutely bonkers neon-lights Lexus LS 430/Toyota Celsior from Japan: Have a nice weekend, everyone — next week is SEMA, get ready for live coverage! See more photos of the Neon Light Celsior
Kevin · November 1st, 2013
The 2013 SEMA Show opens in Las Vegas next week, and just as in years previous, Lexus will have a full display of vehicles customized by North American tuners. The common theme with this year’s vehicles is the model — the IS sports sedan was the starting point for every project car (save a single …
Kevin · October 31st, 2013
Japanese tuner LX Mode has created a collection of new modifications for the 2014 Lexus IS: All the modifications together on one vehicle seems like overkill, but there’s some decent individual pieces — I don’t mind the look of the carbon fiber headlight insert and the thin-line LED above the (non-USA spec) foglight. [Source: LX …
Kevin · October 30th, 2013
Clothing brand Illest has announced a new tuning line called Illest Coachworks, and their first project is a body kit package for the 2014 Lexus IS F SPORT — here’s some renderings in high resolution: The Illest Coachworks IS F SPORT includes a front spoiler, rear diffuser, trunk wing, roof wing, and new exhaust tips …
Kevin · October 22nd, 2013
Vossen Wheels have announced the latest addition to their CV series — the new CVT is a light-weight, staggered directional one-piece cast wheel, and it’s a perfect fit for the new Lexus IS F SPORT: The CVT requires four molds, rather than the typical 1 or 2 molds for standard cast wheels. As a result, …
Kevin · October 15th, 2013
EST Styling is bringing a custom all-metal wide body Lexus IS 250 F SPORT to the SEMA show in November — here’s the promotional poster: Equipped with an Air Runner suspension & painted in a wild BASF orange, this IS F SPORT is being built by Gabriel Escobedo & Paul Tolson (who also built the …
Kevin · October 7th, 2013
SEMA is now a month away, and as you can see in the above photo, VIP Auto Salon is hard at work creating the custom Lexus IS F SPORT from this summer’s Lexus IS Design contest — as a reminder, here’s the winning design from Rob Evans: The finished car will be shown at the …
Kevin · October 2nd, 2013
Vossen Wheels has outfitted a 2013 Matador Red Mica Lexus LS 460 F SPORT with their matte graphite machined 22″ wheels.
Kevin · August 28th, 2013
Lexus USA has announced the winner of their Lexus IS SEMA design contest.
Kevin · August 21st, 2013
Here’s a 2014 Lexus IS 350 F SPORT on Vossen 20″ Matte Graphite Machined CV5s, in partnership with AG Automotive.
Kevin · August 2nd, 2013
ACC Inc. have installed their Air Runner air suspension on the new 2014 Lexus IS, and it makes for quite the look.
Kevin · July 5th, 2013
Japanese tuner Wald International has released an Executive Line body kit for the 2013 Lexus LS.
Kevin · June 26th, 2013
Official Lexus tuner TRD Japan has just announced accessories for the new IS.
Kevin · May 16th, 2013
Custom tuner Fox Marketing has once again outfitted the Lexus IS F with a twin-turbo setup, and in the process have created an all-blacked-out monster.
Kevin · May 10th, 2013
Regular reader Alex O sent in some photos of his friend’s customized Lexus GS F SPORT, and it’s a real looker.
Kevin · April 16th, 2013
Speedhunters is featuring a turbocharged Lexus IS 300 SportCross complete with a manual transmission lifted from a MK3 Supra.
Kevin · January 22nd, 2013
Japanese tuner Skipper Design has released some mods for the 2013 Lexus LS, starting with this front lip spoiler.
Kevin · January 18th, 2013
Japanese tuner DAMD created a fusion between the Lexus LFA and the Toyota GT-86 for the Tokyo Auto Salon, calling it the LFT-86.
Kevin · January 18th, 2013
Japanese tuner Wald International is currently working on an Executive Line body kit for the new Lexus LS.
Kevin · December 17th, 2012
The very first aero package for the Lexus LFA has been released by Artisan Spirits.
Kevin · December 14th, 2012
Japanese tuner Artisan Spirits will be bringing a customized 2013 Lexus LS to the Tokyo Auto Salon this year.
Kevin · December 11th, 2012
Japanese tuner Skipper has released some mods for the 2013 Lexus GS, starting with a front lip spoiler available in exposed carbon fiber or body-color-matching.
Kevin · December 6th, 2012
While we’re all waiting to see video of TMG’s TS 650 on the road, here’s some footage of the LS-based super sedan at the Essen Motor Show.
Kevin · December 3rd, 2012
The very first chromed 2013 Lexus LS has been spotted at JM Lexus in Florida.
Kevin · December 3rd, 2012
Toyota Motorsport gmbH have released teaser photos of their super-modified Lexus LS set to debut next week.
Kevin · November 20th, 2012
Circling back to SEMA, here’s a video of the VIP Auto Salon supercharged Lexus GS 350 that was featured at the Lexus display.
Kevin · November 19th, 2012
Japanese tuner Wald International has released new photos of their Lexus CT 200h Black Bison body kit in matte black.
Kevin · November 13th, 2012
Powered by a twin-turbocharged 5.0L V8 engine (likely from the IS F), the LS 650 will have more than 640 horsepower and top speed of 200mph.
Kevin · November 9th, 2012
While at SEMA last week, I had a chance to interview Five Axis chief Troy Sumitomo to discuss his Project LS show car on display in the Lexus tent.
Kevin · November 4th, 2012
A supercharged Lexus GS 350 F SPORT by VIP Auto Salon will also be debuting this week at SEMA.
Kevin · October 28th, 2012
Vossen Wheels has released new photos of the 2013 Lexus GS on 20-inch VVS-CV7s.
Kevin · October 26th, 2012
Frequent Lexus tuner Five Axis will be bringing a modified LS 460 F SPORT to SEMA next week.
Kevin · October 24th, 2012
L-Select is the Lexus LS customization program available only in Japan, and it’s been updated for the new 2013 LS model.
Kevin · October 22nd, 2012
Lexus Japan tuner Modellista has released a front lip, rear under-spoiler, quad exhausts, and 19-inch wheels for the 2013 LS.
Kevin · October 11th, 2012
Although it’s been featured before, Wald International has just released photos of their Lexus GS 350 show car in matte black, and it’s definitely worth taking another look at.
Kevin · October 9th, 2012
Let’s jump straight to the photos of this Rivera Red Lexus GS 350 F SPORT with 20-inch Concavo CW-5 matte gunmetal wheels.
Kevin · September 24th, 2012
Japanese tuner Aimgain has a Lexus IS-C body kit that really changes the look of the convertible.
Kevin · September 6th, 2012
Perhaps inspired by its arrival in dealerships, CEC Wheels has put together some mockups of the 2013 Lexus ES 300h on some 20″ rims.
Kevin · August 17th, 2012
Vancouver dealership Open Road Lexus has a new set of 21″ PUR 4OUR DEPTH wheels on their Pearl Red LFA.
Kevin · July 23rd, 2012