If you thought the IS 500 couldn’t get any cooler, just wait until you see thisby Alina Moore, on LISTEN 01:57
The new LX 600 F SPORT will probably steal the show at the 2021 SEMA, but it won’t be the only model you will be able to admire at Lexus’ boot. A very cool IS 500 developed by Hiraku Co. and Lexus ambassador, Townsend Bell will try to make people remember the IS still has some potential.
2021 Lexus IS 500 By Hiraku And Townsend Bell
What makes the 2022 Lexus IS 500 By Hiraku And Townsend Bell special?
The IS500 is powered by a 5.0-liter V-8 engine that delivers a total of 472 horsepower. The concept displayed at SEMA keeps the same engine, but adds a tasteful modifications to enhance the V-8’s breathing. The list of updates will include: a custom A’PEXi induction box with a TOMS Racing Carbon Fiber suction pipe, an A’PEXi N1 Evolution Extreme Quad Ti-tip exhaust system and an updated and more sudden throttle control.
The most impressive updates on this IS 500 were made on the exterior. Hiraku Co., developed a one-off 3D printed body kits that includes new front lip spoiler, side steps, rear diffuser, front fenders, bumper canards, rear roof spoiler and rear bumper garnish. The final touch is a Seibon carbon fiber hood and trunk.
This cool looking IS500 features a matte-white body write with teal accents and a glossy white spindle grille design pattern.
It rides on Rotiform LAS-R, extra-wide 20-inch wheels wrapped in Nitto Invo tires combined with a Brembo GT braking system with custom-painted calipers.
And finally a stiffened TOMS chassis and and A’PEXi N1 EXV 32-way adjustable coilover system are completing the package.