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01 Nov

In the heart of Las Vegas, on the grand stage of the 2023 Specialty Equipment Market Association (SEMA) Show, Lexus made its mark by showcasing an impressive lineup of vehicles that redefine the concept of off-roading. 

The brand not only demonstrated its commitment to offroad legacy but also its innovative spirit, unveiling six remarkable vehicles at the show, including the revered GX generations, a 2022 LX 600, and the latest accessories from the Lexus Associated Accessory Product (AAP) program. 

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2022 Lexus GX 460 Premium AAP Build

2022 Lexus GX460 Premium AAP Build.

The 2022 Lexus GX 460 Premium AAP Build is a testament to the marriage of rugged performance and Lexus refinement. Its powerful 301-horsepower 4.6-liter V8 engine delivers 329 lb-ft of torque. This beast is presented in a striking custom Matte Yellow Saffron body wrap and boasts 34-inch Toyo® Open Country A/T tires, sitting on 18-inch wheels. 

Off-road enthusiasts will appreciate the addition of CBI Offroad rock sliders and a full skid plate, essential for tackling rugged terrains. 

For those seeking an off-the-grid adventure, the Kammok® Outpost Overland Hammock Stand mounted on a Prinsu® Roof Rack provides a haven of relaxation, complemented by a 10-foot Kammok® Roo Double Hammock. Essential for sustaining life off the grid, the 63-quart ARB® Elements Weatherproof Fridge Freezer, equipped with an ARB® Fridge Slide and Goose Gear® Rear Plate System, ensures your provisions stay fresh. 

2022 Lexus GX460 Premuim AAp build portable air compressor at the SEMA Show.

To tackle unexpected challenges, an ARB® 12V Portable Air Compressor, Weekender Recovery Kit, and TRED Pro recovery boards are also included. Meanwhile, the Prinsu® Rear Window Accessory Panel offers optimal equipment storage. 

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2022 Lexus LX 600 Premium AAP Build

2022 Lexus LX600 Premium AAP build at the 2023 SEMA show.

The 2022 Lexus LX 600 Premium AAP Build invites you to embrace an elevated outdoor lifestyle. 

Its eye-catching custom Aquamarine body wrap is complemented by an appearance package that includes a matte gray grille, black chrome window trim, black door handles, and outside mirrors, along with black chrome bumper trim, dark gray roof rails, and 18-inch matte gray alloy wheels. 

Under the hood, the high-output, high-torque 3.5-liter V6 twin-turbo gasoline engine powers this formidable machine. Equipped with 33-inch Toyo® Open Country A/T tires and 18-inch wheels, it is further enhanced by technology like Multi-Terrain Select, Multi-Terrain Monitor, Crawl Control, and Downhill Assist Control. 

2022 Lexus LX600 Premuim SEMA show 2023.

The LX 600 boasts a quick-deploying Kammok® Crosswing Car Awning for shelter, and a Yakima® EXO OpenRange Deluxe camp kitchen bundle ensures culinary delights. Transporting the kitchen is made easy with the Yakima® EXO SwingBase hitch. 

To complete the outdoor experience, a Yakima® SupDawg rooftop stand-up paddleboard and surfboard mount grace the Prinsu® Roof Rack, offering opportunities for aquatic adventures. 

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2024 Lexus GX 550 Overtrail+ AAP Build

2024 Lexus GX550 Overtrail SEMA 2023.

The 2024 Lexus GX 550 Overtrail+ AAP Build emerges with a striking bi-tone exterior featuring Lexus-first Earth and Black hues. 

This third-generation GX boasts a twin-turbocharged 3.4L V6 engine mated to a 10-speed Direct Shift Automatic Transmission. With an impressive 349 horsepower and 479 lb.-ft. of torque, this GX surpasses the capabilities of its predecessor. 

Standard features of the GX 550 Overtrail+ include 33-inch Toyo® Open Country A/T tires, 18-inch wheels, black accented overfenders, an aluminum skid plate, and all-weather floor liners. 

2024 Lexus GX550 Overtrail AAP build.

This GX model has been further enhanced with Genuine Lexus-badged rock rails, black badging across the exterior, and an on-board tire compressor. Storage is a priority, and it's addressed with the Prinsu® Roof Rack, Pelican™ BX90R Cargo Case, BX55S Cargo Case, and Prinsu® Rear Window Accessory Panels on both rear windows. 

A Prinsu® Ladder ensures easy access to the roof. For added off-road recovery, rotoPax™ two-gallon containers, a DMOS® Delta Shovel, and ARB® TRED Pro recovery boards are included, emphasizing the GX 550 Overtrail+'s capability and preparedness. 

Lexus Owner Builds

2023 SEMA Lexus owner build.

In addition to these outstanding Lexus models, three unique owner builds further highlight the brand's legacy and innovation. 

The 2008 and 2009 Lexus GX 470 and the 2010 Lexus GX 460, representing the first and second generations, play a pivotal role in shaping the GX lineage, paving the way for the all-new 2024 Lexus GX 550. 

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SEMA Show 2023

2024 Lexus GX550 OVertrail.

 The Specialty Equipment Market Association (SEMA) is a prominent organization in the automobile aftermarket, founded in 1963 by a group of visionaries including Roy Richter, Ed Iskenderian, Els Lohn, Willie Garner, Bob Hedman, Robert E. Wyman, John Bartlett, Phil Weiand Jr, Al Segal, Dean Moon, and Vic Edelbrock Jr. 

Today, SEMA comprises 6,383 companies from across the globe, serving as a unifying platform for aftermarket manufacturers, original equipment manufacturers (OEM), media, car dealers, specialty equipment distributors, installers, retailers, and restoration specialists. 

SEMA's flagship event is the SEMA Show, a grand gathering that takes place annually during the first week of November at the Las Vegas Convention Center in Las Vegas, Nevada. This event is an integral part of the Automotive Aftermarket Industry Week, making it one of the most significant occasions on the Las Vegas calendar. 

It's important to note that the SEMA Show is not open to the general public; attendance is reserved for registered individuals in roles such as media, manufacturers, buyers, or exhibitors. 

Lexus At The 2023 SEMA Show

Lexus's presence at the 2023 SEMA Show isn't just about showing off vehicles; it's a statement of intent and innovation. The brand's commitment to off-road excellence and its constant pursuit of blending luxury and performance is evident in each of the showcased models. 

While these vehicles aren't available for purchase as presented, they serve as a source of inspiration for off-road enthusiasts, hinting at the incredible potential of Lexus's capable lineup.

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