Lexus LC500 custom car

2016 SEMA Show: Lexus presents first custom LC500 with 5.6L engine and 525hp

On November 1, Lexus unveiled its LC500 custom car at the 2016 SEMA Show in Las Vegas.

The SEMA Show is a major tuning and custom car event held every autumn in Las Vegas. It is known as one of the big three tuning car shows, along with the Auto Salon in Japan and Germany’s Essen Show.

The custom model unveiled at SEMA was Lexus’ first for the LC500. Lexus worked in collaboration in all areas with Gordon Ting/Beyond Marketing and proceeded with development using an early prototype.

Thus, it could complete development of aero parts and other features in time for the 2016 SEMA Show. The custom job gives the LC500 an aggressive look through its front lip spoiler, fender extension, side skirts, rear spoiler, diffuser and other features.

The power train is a 5.6L V8, expanded from the regular model’s 5.0L gasoline engine. It can put out 471hp to 252hp, and has maximum torque of 55kgm to 60.8kgm. This gives it 54hp and 5.8kg more than the base model.

(Translated by Greg Scott)