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The Japanese car-maker is offering a preview with the six customized Lexus hybrids that will be showcased at this year's SEMA 2010 Show.

These customized models are as follows : the CT 200h F Sport Concept, HS 250h by Vip Auto Salon, GS 450h by 0-60 Magazine, LS 600h L by Fox Marketing, LS 600h L by Vip Auto Salon plus the RX 450h by Paul Tolson of EST Styling.

The CT 200h F Sport Concept for example will features18 inch alooys wheels wrapped in Pirelli PZero tires, a high performance brake system with cross drilled rotors at the front, an adjustable suspension and adjustable dampening shocks.

For details regarding each of the six customized Lexus hybrids follow the jump for the official press release.

Lexus press release :

CAR MEDIA GUIDE FOR THE 2010 SEMA SHOW
Lexus marks its return to the 2010 SEMA Show with another impressive selection of exciting custom build cars following its official debut at the 2007 show. As the only luxury maker to offer five hybrid vehicles, Lexus is celebrating the launch of the all-new 2011 CT 200h. This year, Lexus will feature six electrifying hybrid vehicles at its exhibit:

- CT 200h F Sport Concept
- HS 250h by Vip Auto Salon
- GS 450h by 0-60 Magazine
- LS 600h L by Fox Marketing
- LS 600h L by Vip Auto Salon
- RX 450h by Paul Tolson of EST Styling

All of the vehicles will be available for viewing at the Lexus exhibit tent, located outside between the Central and South Halls of the Las Vegas Convention Center.
In addition, the Pearl Gray LFA supercar will be on display at the CEC Wheels space, #43099, located on the lower level of South Hall. Here, at 1:30 pm, Tuesday, November 2, 500 LFA posters will be distributed until they’re gone.

Some of the vehicles shown are special project cars, modified with non-Genuine Lexus parts and accessories. Modification with these non-Genuine Lexus parts or accessories may void the Lexus warranty, may negatively impact vehicle performance and safety, and may not be street legal.

CT 200h F SPORT CONCEPT
Description
How do you take a fun to drive sporty five-door premium compact hybrid that has a combined EPA-estimated fuel economy rating of 42 mpg to the next level? Build a CT 200h F Sport Concept. Although this vehicle is just a concept, it’s just the tip of the iceberg.
Highlights
- F Sport 18x8.0-inch alloy wheels with Pirelli PZero Nero 225/40R/18 front and rear
- F Sport high performance Big Brake Kit – Front with 12.9 x 1.1-inch cross-drilled rotor
- F Sport performance adjustable suspension and adjustable dampening shocks

HS 250h by VIP AUTO SALON
Description
Lexus’ first dedicated luxury hybrid, the HS 250h, isn’t a stranger to modification by Vip Auto Salon. They’ve modified green before and they’ve done it again. A Branew aero styling package, Huper Optik ceramic-based window film and Lexus OEM Japan-market window visors conceal this fuel sipper’s hybrid essence.
Highlights
- Work Gnosis GS4 machined center disk, gloss bronze anodized outer barrel, 20x8.5-inch ET30 A disk front and 20x9.5-inch
ET 35 A disk rear
- Branew axle back system
- Custom interior by Vip Auto Salon and Top Stitch
- Exterior and interior premium light packages provided by VLEDS

GS 450h by O-60 MAGAZINE
Description
Going green doesn’t have to be boring. The stock GS 450h hybrid luxury sport sedan has smooth and powerful acceleration and blends refinement and sportiness. 0-60 Magazine envisioned its GS 450h with enhanced performance and handling upgrades to challenge the road or track with hybrid driving pleasure.
Highlights
- Brembo Gran Turismo high performance brakes
- Rays Engineering, Volk Racing TE37 SL, mold formed forged racing wheels
- TEIN USA Super Racing coilovers
- GReddy Performance custom Titanium Race exhaust system
- Custom Carbon 5-piece body kit

LS 600h L by F OX MARKETING
Description
This LS 600h L rolls like no other in the prestige luxury segment by going “green” with a BASF Glasurit 90 Line Glacier Green and Satin Black exterior. The Artisan Spirit body pieces, smoked rear taillights, and custom adjustable ride height make you forget this LS features Lexus Hybrid Drive technology.
Highlights
- Artisan Spirit front bumper, front fenders, side skirts, rear bumper, dual HID fog lamps, light bar, roof wing, rear deck wing
- Rotiform concave BLQ wheels with candy copper finish, 20x9.5-inch front and 20x10.5 inch rear
- Lexus/SSBC Modified 6-piston calipers, 14.1-inch rotors, front and 4-piston calipers, 13.2-inch rotors, rear
- Satin black Lexus logos

LS 600h L by VIP AUTO SALON
Description
The LS 600h L is powered by the ultra-quiet Lexus Hybrid Drive system, but this project car is sure to make noise at SEMA. A classy, custom PPG Hue of Macadamia exterior and custom air suspension will make you go nuts over this hybrid.
Highlights
- WALD Mahora M11c, machined black polish wheels, 21x9-inch ET 33 front and 21x10-inch ET 40 rear
- Brembo high performance front brake kit with 15-inch disk and 6-piston monoblock calipers
- Performance Tube Systems Joe Z Series axle back exhaust system
- Custom interior by Vip Auto Salon and Top Stitch

RX 450h by PAUL TOLSON of EST
Description
Paul Tolson takes Lexus’ most popular luxury hybrid model, the RX 450h, and gives it an aggressive and clean look with its VIP-styled theme. With a Hired Gun Paint Werks widebody conversion and Leon Hardiritt Vertu wheels, this isn’t your typical suburban family ride.
Highlights
- Leon Hardiritt Vertu wheels, 21x10-inch front with -4 offset, 21x12-inch rear with +9 offset
- Air Runner Integrated suspension systems
- Hired Gun Paint Werks widebody conversion
- Rotora RFK Series 6-piston custom color caliper, 355mm x 32 mm 2-piece drilled and slotted rotors

LFA
Description
The first Lexus supercar, the LFA serves as the flagship for the F portfolio of Lexus performance models and redefines the supercar for the 21st century. The Lexus F brand complements the core Lexus DNA by emphasizing serious performance. The LFA was carefully developed from a blank canvas by a small and dedicated team of hand-picked engineers that pushed every possible dynamic boundary. All 500 LFA supercars will be hand-assembled by skilled technicians in the “Lexus LFA Works” at the Motomachi Plant in Toyota City at a rate of no more than 20 per month.
Highlights
- 4.8L V10 engine that generates 552 horsepower
- Six-speed Automated Sequential Gearbox with blazing-quick paddle-activated shifts
- Lightweight aluminum alloy suspension components complemented by Carbon Ceramic Material brake discs
- Carbon Fiber Reinforced Polymer construction for its chassis and bodywork

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