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Old 04-29-14, 08:35 AM   #1
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Default OEM Lexus LX570 Supercharger

Looks like Lexus might have introduced a supercharged version of the LX570, in Kuwait. Less power than the Hennessey, but OEM support.

I might be interested in a few years if they introduce it as an aftermarket kit in the US! Without the body kit and badging...

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Old 04-29-14, 08:47 AM   #2
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i dont know why they cant make a supercharger for our GX.
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Old 04-29-14, 10:30 AM   #3
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maybe the market? for the 570, there is the big tundra market where they have a supercharger setup already, i think that's similar to the one that they put in the lx for selected market. so it's minimal cost to them.

the gx engine is in a much smaller market for them to develop anything. plus if they do it, it will hurt the lx (especially in the US market where there is no supercharged lx)
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Keep in mind the GCC spec version has around 20 less hp than the US version. 362 vs 383 hp...so add another 21 hp to the 450hp.
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Awesome. News. We've got some pictures/details over on the blog here too!

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I do like the blacked out chrome accents... Too bad the kit's not going to make it stateside.

Thanks for the blog link, IB Editor - I think a few of the numbers may be incorrect. Should be 450+HP, not 250. Also stock torque is already 403 lb-ft, so maybe over 500 with the SC?
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Old 05-02-14, 09:16 AM   #7
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I would not be surprised at all if the next gen LX had a new supercharged permanent trim which will probably be sold in all markets the LX is sold in.
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Think LS-F...hint hint
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^ Oh if only it was available in the US as an upgrade option with warranty... Just like we all waited for a tune for the ISF, heres to chasing unicorns again LOL
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hi how ru can some body tell the info for body kit for lx 570 supercharger part numbers.
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My local stealer, LHM in Utah, installed a s/c on two LXs and RX.
Cost was $9k/ea. Unknown hp gains, much less manufacturer.
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supercharger mmmm
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