The awesome Lexus for the Super GT


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Lexus has unveiled an impressive racing car based on a modified version of the brand new LC 500.

The test phase of the vehicle will begin in September and the debut of the new coupe will take place in the Super GT of Japan next year, thus replacing the Lexus RC F.

The LC 500 and its hybrid version, the LC 500h, have been designed as a grand tourer. For this reason, the competition version has had to be substantially modified to achieve its sporting goals and includes, for example, an improved aerodynamic package, measures aimed at lightening its weight and a tailor-made powertrain with competition specifications.

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The LC 500's incredible racing bodywork features oversized bumpers and skirts, wide rear spoiler and diffuser, and multiple air vents to optimize grip and heat extraction.

All these characteristics notably improve aerodynamic efficiency, accentuate its curved lines, giving it an imposing presence of a race car, the new flagship of the brand, but maintaining, nevertheless, the distinctive features of a Lexus: its double-ended grille. arrow and its L-shaped headlights.

Lexus-LC-500-3With a minimum weight of 1.020kg, the engine that powers this lightweight racing car is a turbocharged, four-cylinder, 2.0-liter, direct injection engine equipped with a six-speed sequential gearbox.

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