With each passing day, our lives become more intertwined with the latest sporting machine from Lexus. Previously contained only through still photography, the Lexus LS TMG Edition has now been captured by a video camera: The 641-horsepower sport sedan was seen in its native habitat, which is stalking the twists and turns of Germany's Nürburgring.

We are still waiting to learn more about this oddly enticing product born from the Cologne garage of Toyota Motorsport GmbH. So far, all we've got to go on is the leaked spec sheet. That slip of conveniently laid-out paper has us eager to get quite a bit closer to the LS TMG.

Click past the jump to watch it run through a few turns at the 'Ring.


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      Mike
      • 3 Years Ago
      Now it looks like a Camry with a cheap body kit.... And TMG, Toyota??? Is this some kind of a joke? I bet they went to the pokeman street racer boys for this stupid idea.
        AJ Harnak
        • 3 Years Ago
        @Mike
        Must be a lot of Toyota fanboys commenting on this post, because I was gonna say the same thing. Yikes is that car hideous. Looks like a Camry owner got a $2000 Pep Boys gift card and blew the entire thing in one shot on stick on vents, terrible wheels, a body kit, and every piece of plastic chrome he could get his hands on.
          miketim1
          • 3 Years Ago
          @AJ Harnak
          @ Aj Say what you want about looks. But that 9,000 RPM, 641 hp & 720 TQ engine . . .DIDNT come from pepboys. Toyoya perfromance win.
          harbour
          • 3 Years Ago
          @AJ Harnak
          Well said.
      Mike Tyson
      • 3 Years Ago
      Looks like a Chinese BMW.
        Ed
        • 3 Years Ago
        @Mike Tyson
        Mike, this is something only Toyota could do. Not even the Chinese could create something this ugly.
        Georgie Porgie
        • 3 Years Ago
        @Mike Tyson
        You mean it will come with a 30 day warranty and completely disintegrate on the 31st day. Then blame Taiwan while flying missiles over it ? Or that it will cheat in its Math exams ? Naw, The Japanese are far better than that :) I think it looks just nifty.
      Soccer Mom
      • 3 Years Ago
      Now, that looks as good as the wings and a spoiler on a senior citizen walker.
      Ed
      • 3 Years Ago
      641HPSUA
      caddy-v
      • 3 Years Ago
      I wonder who markets these: AMT, Revelle or Monogram?
      50merc
      • 3 Years Ago
      the Japanese heyday of real performance is dead. Ask anybody that lives in Japan and their is a culutral drift AWAY from cars . You can blame such a great subway system and premiums for parking. Older folks in Japan treat vehicles as appliances . these guys are giving you bologna. Real performance comes from the Germans.
        miketim1
        • 3 Years Ago
        @50merc
        "the Japanese heyday of real performance is dead" I think the LFA would like to have a word with you. . .
          Elmo
          • 3 Years Ago
          @miketim1
          Really, AJ? So a 7 minute 14 second run around the Nurburgring is just for show?
          AJ Harnak
          • 3 Years Ago
          @miketim1
          Yeah, all three of them. It's for show and not much else.
          Philip
          • 3 Years Ago
          @miketim1
          And the GT-R, and the Honda HSV
          You guy
          • 3 Years Ago
          @miketim1
          Not to mention the GT-R.
        miketim1
        • 3 Years Ago
        @50merc
        You can add the 2012 GTR to that too.
      Cartman33305
      • 3 Years Ago
      Looks good, sounds good. I like it. Honestly it reminds me of a touring car. All these comments about it being ugly make me laugh.
      John P
      • 3 Years Ago
      Well TM (G) is certainly better than the T(U)RD seen on some of Toyota's bread and butter vehicles. But really, who is the target demographic for this boat ? The thing that I really love about the image marketers is that when the L E X U S and the A C U R A brands were introduced, these "luxury" nameplates were only reserved for those status seeking Americans (the Chinese were not yet in the game then). The rest of the World had to make do with all this luxury and prestige being badged as a mere Toyota or Honda. I'm sure there are some children (M/F) named Lexus, Mercedes, Lincoln, Porsche or Bentley -but would any one name their child Acura, BMW, Ferrari or Audi ?
      Jason
      • 3 Years Ago
      Listen to it very carefully in the beginning when it's coming towards the camera. I hear turbo spool, then a blow-off type noise when they release the throttle before the corner...
      Johnny-wat
      • 3 Years Ago
      What is this? A Lexus that makes a rumble? Sounds good to me bro. Where do I sign?
      asdfasdf
      • 3 Years Ago
      It's a hybrid, guaranteed...
      tizzy d
      • 3 Years Ago
      yeah, thats sounds like a V8 alright. i was secretly hoping it would be the LFA's V10, but oh well, i guess a V8 with more hp is ok with me.
        Young Oh
        • 3 Years Ago
        @tizzy d
        needs a v8 cause its heavy.........needs torque playa!
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