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For performance and custom dress-up automotive parts, there’s really nothing like the annual Tokyo Auto Salon. The latest edition of the event, which ran over the weekend on January 14-16, saw five tuned and modified cars from Lexus among the host of show displays.

Leading the pack were two new interpretations of the IS F – the CCS-R (Circuit Club Sport Racer) and Club Performance Accessory. The CCS-R takes the lightweight track saloon theme quite seriously, what with its carbon fibre body panels (including front and rear spoilers, bonnet and boot lid), new frameless construction roll cage and polycarbonate windows.


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Inside, there’s further extensive use of carbon fibre for the dashboard, centre console and door trims, while the racing details extend to a six-point safety harness and short-diameter steering wheel with paddle shifts. Completing the entire play are a host of reworked bits – a racing suspension, brakes, cooling and exhaust systems, plus a mechanical limited-slip differential and forged alloys shod with slick tyres.

Then there’s the car in the second photo, the IS F Club Performance Accessory, as defined by the lads at Toyota Racing Department. With this one, TRD has slapped on spoilers fore and aft, a rear diffuser and a carbon fibre hood, and again, more carbon fibre material is to be found in the cabin, along with sports seats finished in bright orange. Sports suspension and brakes, a titanium exhaust, magnesium wheels and a mechanical LSD complete the package.


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The third offering on the list was the CT 200h, revealed in special F-Sport guise, with an array of sporting accessories including alloy wheels, a body kit by Modellista and Recaro sports seats bumped in.

Elsewhere, Gazoo Racing presented its racing version of the Lexus LFA supercar, which enjoyed success at last year’s Nürburgring 24 Hours race, and TOM’s offered a new interpretation of the LS 460 limousine.