Lexus International’s Executive Vice President Discusses the Company’s F Line
Mark Templin knows cars. He should. He’s been in the automotive industry for decades, having worked for Oldsmobile and Lexus, in particular. He’s now the executive vice president of Lexus International.
The LFA Code X competed admirably in the ADAC Zurich 24-Hour Race at Nürburgring this past weekend, and we’ve got video and photographic proof!
Imagine showing up to your local Cars & Coffee event, like you do. You’re just hanging around, talking horsepower with some fellow enthusiasts, sipping some fairly traded exotic dark roast, and all of the sudden, in walks Akio Toyoda.
Here’s a full 90-second segment of awesome V8 wail, tire smoke, and a giggling Japanese driver drifting his LFA around a racetrack. If this doesn’t make you happy, nothing will.
What happens when you have the largest advertising budget any dealership has ever seen? You hire World Champion drifter Ken Gushi, get two of the fastest Lexus models ever made, and you make the greatest promotional spot in the entire world.