Artisan Spirits Gives The World The Lexus LC F We So Desperately Want

As we await the arrival of the Lexus LC F, a Japanese tuning company by the name of Artisan Spirits has gone ahead and developed an eye-catching bodykit for the LC 500 and LC 500h models.

Artisan Spirits has been messing about with cars for two decades and its expertise has been put on show with the customized LC.

While we can’t imagine the LC F looking quite this wild, we really like what the tuner has done in turning the LC from a refined-looking cruiser into an aggressive sports car that would turn as many heads as a Lamborghini.

The tuner’s modifications start at the front and include the fitment of a nice front splitter. Alternations then continue around the sides with extended arches and most significantly, a pair of huge rear wheel arches that give the Lexus a menacing stance not found on any of the carmaker’s other vehicles.

Styling changes are rounded off by a towering rear wing, new exhaust tips, and a sharp diffuser.

Artisan didn’t just stop with the vehicle’s exterior and have also worked their magic beneath the body. For example, there are enlarged Brembo brakes, new KW suspension, a roll cage, and Sparco race seats. Additionally, the LC500’s 5.0-liter V8 engine has been enlarged to 5.6-liters and now pumps out 518 hp compared to 470 hp of the regular car.

Top Gear reports that Artisan will work on various other Toyota and Lexus models in the future, including the Supra. If the tuner’s Supra looks as good as its LC, we might just have to move to Japan and buy one…

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  • salamOOn

    no.

    • David

      yes.

      • Mike anonymous

        maybe.

        • Akira

          Can you repeat the question?

          • nastinupe

            Do you like Z Lexus.

          • Rick Alexander

            Ummm… well kinda sorta. Gimme the matte red one, with the exhaust from the matte blue one, get rid of the white lettering on the sidewalls, and tell me when I can pick it up! Designed like this, it’s a YES for me.

  • Major Lee Gassole

    I absolutely love this. Closer to the gorgeous FT1 original concept as well. Then again, it IS a Toyota.

  • Bo Hanan

    Almost ready to take on the GTR. Is lexus listening?

    • Mr. EP9

      LC F is in the works if I recall.

  • Andrewthecarguy

    Looks like wearing tennis shoes with a suit

  • StopBeingOffendedDERP

    No. Spoilers like that remind me of teenage boys. No.

  • StopBeingOffendedDERP

    Taking a perfect car and ruining it.

    Also, GTR? Meh. I don’t care about fastest, I care about best.

  • Big Black Duck

    Love It…looks bad A$$

  • Astonman

    I prefer the version that Toyota did at the LA Auto Show. They added a very minor body kit, added nice large wheels and lowered it and inch. It make it look very aggressive without the boy racer look. This car is beautifully designed and it doesn’t need a lot of fluff. It really inspired my friend to go check the car out to buy

  • Fabián Montiel

    My new Supra

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