2014 Lexus IS350, 2012 Lexus LFA Modified For 2013 SEMA Show – Rumor Central

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2014 Lexus IS350, 2012 Lexus LFA Modified For 2013 SEMA Show

Lexus will use its display at next week#8217;s Specialty Equipment Market Association show to highlight both its new 2014 Lexus IS sports sedan and the 2012 Lexus LFA carbon-fiber supercar. All of the models on display have, of course, been extensively modified by a variety of different automotive tuners.

Philip Chase will display a 2014 Lexus IS350 that has been turned into an IS340. The name change stems from the fact that Chase#8217;s car now packs a Toyota 2JZ-GT3 engine, a turbocharged 3.0-liter inline-six that Chase has stroked to 3.4 liters and now produces more than 700 hp. A Modellista five-piece body kit, custom carbon-fiber hood vents, 18-inch Advan wheels, and Sparco bucket seats complete the transformation.

Gordon Ting built a 2014 Lexus IS350 AWD with a roof rack to carry Lexus#8217;s custom, limited-edition carbon-fiber road bike. Red lightweight Rays wheels and a Toyota Racing Development body kit enhance the outside, while a roll cage, Sparco leather race seats, and harnesses transform the car#8217;s cabin. Under the hood, the car sports a new intake and exhaust from GReddy, a coil-over suspension from Tein USA, and upgraded Brembo brakes.

Shown here in a rendering, the 2014 Lexus IS250 F-Sport modified by Paul Tolson and Gabriel Escobedo has a custom wide-body kit wearing special Orange Mercury and Galaxy Root Beer paint. Nineteen-inch wheels surround enlarged brakes from Rotara Inc. while the car#8217;s 2.5-liter V-6 engine benefits from a new intake and exhaust.

Tuning company Seibon Carbon showed off its talents by crafting a new hood, trunk, fenders, front and rear lips, and side skirts for a 2014 Lexus IS350 F-Sport #8212; all from carbon fiber, of course. In addition, the car wears 20-inch Volk Racing wheels and features new suspension components, a new intake, and a new exhaust.

Vossen Wheels will present perhaps the most visible 2014 Lexus IS350 F-Sport at Lexus#8217;s SEMA stand, painting their car in a custom Pearl Yellow paint cribbed from the LFA supercar. Twenty-inch wheels surround upgraded Brembo brakes and are wrapped in Nitto Invo tires. A new Tommy Kaira body kit, an RS-R Black-I series suspension, and a Tommy Kaira dual exhaust round out the modifications.

An upgraded 2012 Lexus LFA will also be present, and the 552-hp, 4.8-liter V-10-powered supercar wears a new carbon-fiber body kit from Artisan Spirits. There are new 20-inch wheels at each corner, shod in ultra-sticky Toyo Proxes R888 tires, as well as satin-chrome painted exterior trim.

At the 2013 SEMA show, Lexus will also show off a 2014 Lexus IS350 modified by VIP Auto Salon based on input from users at the online artists#8217; social network DeviantArt. Although no photos of the car are available yet, Lexus says the IS350 will have a one-off custom body kit, 20-inch wheels, an air suspension, #8220;Ultra White#8221; paint, carbon-fiber interior trim, and upgraded Brembo brakes.

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