The LFLC comes fully loaded with safety and comfort specification and is powered by a new version of the Lexus Hybrid Drive system developed especially for the occasion. The standard EV mode allows Santa to land quietly on rooftops, while the 800 reindeer-power allows for quick transportation, while its emissions are less than a single reindeer.
Based on the pre-facelift Lexus LS, the TMG Sport or TS-650 Concept is a track ready, high-performance saloon fitted with a 5.0-liter twin-turbocharged engine capable of reaching 9,000 rpm while delivering 641hp (650PS) and a peak torque of 710Nm (524 lb-ft).
On the outside,the TS-650 Concept, which we should note, swaps all Lexus badges with the “TMG” logo, certainly looks the part with its blistered wheel arches, new front bumper with enlarged air vents, LED daytime running strips and lip spoiler, extended side skirts, deck-lid spoiler and new rear bumper with a diffuser and quad tailpipes.
Other details worth mentioning is the new deeply vented hood, the fender air outlets and the BBS alloy wheels shod in Michelin high-performance tires.
The sleek looking sports coupe makes use of carbon fibre and aluminium alloy materials to achieve a light body mass.
The front-engined, rear-wheel drive model features the automaker’s Advanced Lexus Hybrid Drive system, which is said to mate a powerful yet efficient Atkinson cycle combustion engine to an advanced high-energy battery pack.
Combined, the LF-LC Blue concept’s gasoline-electric hybrid powertrain develops 499hp (372kW or 506PS).
The parts launched by TRD for the Japanese market LS 460 F Sport include a two-piece front spoiler that attach on the bumper’s corners, side skirt add-ons and a new rear apron that works together with newly styled quad tailpipes.
The finishing touch comes via a new set of 20-inch one piece forged alloy rims that are wrapped around 245/40R20 performance tires.
Lexus of Brisbane Group (that would be in Australia) introduced the pink-wrapped LFA in support of the “Faingaa Twins” for their role as ambassadors for the National Breast Cancer Foundation during Breast Cancer Awareness Month.
After posting the two pictures of the pink LFA, the Australian distributor asked its Facebook and Twitter users if they liked the color, with most commentators being positive about the look.