The automaker Toyota is well known for making extremely economical models and their proven reliability, however the Japanese car builder is also known for something completely different, something a little faster. TRD or Toyota Racing Development as it is known is responsible for the automobile manufacturer’s racing efforts ranging from NASCAR to SuperGT, but that is not all, because TRD is preparing a special edition Lexus IS C for the SEMA Show in Las Vegas sporting an F-Sport package for the open air IS. The TRD IS C makes the most of a ground effects kit from Five Axis Design and is covered in eye catching Vibrance Orange Glow candy paint.

2009 Lexus IS C F-Sport by TRD
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The modified IS C sits on a set of F-Sport ten spoke forged aluminum alloys measuring 19 inches in diameter and wrapped with sticky Michelin Pilot Sport tires as well as Lexus’s F-Sport performance front and rear brake upgrade kit, F-Sport lowering kit consisting of new shocks and springs as well as a set of sway bars to make the factory tuned drop top IS handle as good as it looks.

Press release after the jump.

Press release

As if gracing this IS 350 C with every F-Sport accessory available wasn’t enough, Toyota Racing Development (TRD) took it to the next level with a Vibrance Orange Glow candy paint job and ground effects by Five Axis.

2009 Lexus IS C F-Sport by TRD
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Highlights

  • F-Sport ten spoke 19-inch forged aluminum wheels with Michelin Pilot Sport
  • F-Sport performance front and rear brake upgrade kit
  • F-Sport, shocks, lowering spring set and sway bar set
  • Five Axis four-Piece ground effects kit
  • PPG Vibrance Orange Glow three-stage candy paint
2009 Lexus IS C F-Sport by TRD
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6 comments:

AK47  (1024) posted on 04.27.2010

Actually Evo claims that the IS-F is more fun than the M3 and the RS4. American cars journalists are badge snobs.

AK47  (815) posted on 01.20.2010

Can’t we just have lighter cars? The IS250 manual would be a really nice sports car if it were a coupe and weighed about 2800lbs. At least give us something that stands out, Lexus. I mean, even the IS-F is ranked below most of it’s competitors(M3 and RS4 come to mind)in terms of sportiness, as well as the IS350(335i, G37, possibly C350).

Naterade22  (238) posted on 11.3.2009

yeah they do

AK47  (1024) posted on 11.3.2009

Wait a second. Toyota participates in NASCAR?

Uncia  (868) posted on 11.2.2009

Why don’t we get these F-Sport wheels for sale? I like them much more than the ones lexus currently offers.

Uncia  (1) posted on 11.2.2009

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