Photos by John Grafman

In honor of its tenth year at the SEMA Show, Lexus brings the highly-anticipated and all-new LC 500 Inspiration Series and the RC-F GT3 race car to the LA Auto Show.

2018 LC 500 – Inspiration Series in Structural Blue by Lexus

With only 100 slated to be sold in the U.S., the Lexus LC Inspiration Series features a first-of-its-kind paint technique called Structural Blue. Inspired by the morpho butterfly, the paint is developed through an eight-month process. The Inspiration Series LC will be available in Spring 2018.

RC F GT 3 Race Car – 3GT Racing

Lexus and 3GT Racing bring the RC F GT 3 Race Car straight from the IMSA track. Born in Yokohama, raised at Fuji Speedway and tested on race tracks all over the world, the RC F GT3 represents the essence of F Performance – true driving excitement.


  • 6-speed sequential transmission with paddle shifters developed specifically for competition use
  • 5.0L V8 with 500+ horsepower
  • BBS wheels

2018 LC 500 in Supreme Satin Carmine Red wrap by Gordon Ting/Beyond Marketing

This new Lexus LC 500 is wrapped in Supreme Satin Carine Red to show off every line and curve of the exterior. The 2018 coupe also includes an Artisan Spirits wide body aero kit and Rays 22- inch Forged Wheels with Pirelli P Zero tires.


  • Upgraded Brembo big brake kit
  • Carbon fiber Sparco USA seats
  • Carbon fiber Voltex GT wing and KW Suspension with Hydraulic Lift System (HLS)



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