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2012-10-31 20:07

WINNING IN LAS VEGAS: Lexus turned up at the SEMA show in Las Vegas with a few impressive cards up its sleeve. The LFA (pictured above) is just one of the five cars on display.


2012 Lexus LF-LC Blue concept

Lexus has an impressive presence at the 2012 SEMA Show in Las Vegas, US, with its contribution to the famous customisation show led by the new LS 460 F Sport by the Five Axis design studio. Also on show will be VIP Auto Salon’s interpretation of a Supercharged GS 350 F Sport.

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Joining these custom specials will be IS FCCS-R which conquered the Pikes Peak International Hill Climb earlier this year, and the LF-CC hybrid concept which was revealed at the Paris motor show in September, 2012. Rounding off the display will be the LFA supercar in both its standard form and its track-focused Nürburgring Edition form.

LS 460 F Sport by Five Axis

Concept design studio Five Axis has taken the new LS 460 F Sport and added more visual muscle and styling flair, with a full aero body kit, 22-inch custom wheels with Yokohama Advan Sport tyres, Air Runner TC-5 air suspension, a dedicated matt silver paint finish and grey accents.

Supercharged GS 350 F Sport by VIP Auto Salon

The Lexus GS F Sport made its SEMA debut in 2011 and returns with a raised performance with an Apexi CG SPL custom supercharger kit, high-performance Brembo brakes and Vossen CV7 20-inch wheels. The car’s extra potential is broadcast in a WALD International Aero styling package.

Lexus IS F CCS-R

The IS FCCS-R appears at SEMA fresh from its debut at the Peaks Pike International Hill Climb in Colorado, where it secured a second-in-class result on its debut. Powered by a standard 310kw five-litre V8 engine, this competition special sedan features carbon fibre bodywork elements, 18-inch SSR wheels and racing brakes and exhaust system.

Lexus LF-CC Concept and LFA

The Lexus LF-CC Concept makes its US debut at SEMA, it was unveiled at the Paris motor show in September, 2012. It represents both styling and hybrid powertrain technology that Lexus will be applying to cars in the future. Also on show in Las Vegas is the Lexus LFA supercar, presented in both its standard form, and with the Nürburgring Package which can be specified to tailor handling for track performance.

The 2012 SEMA Show runs at the Las Vegas Convention Centre from October 30 - November 2, 2012.

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