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 |  Jan 14 2011, 11:50 AM

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Over in Japan, the Lexus GS is sold as the Toyota Mark X, meaning that you can get the rear-drive sedan at a more affordable price.

While not exactly the most dynamic diver’s car, the folks at Goodyear Racing though it would be perfect for their new race car – if you can consider the D1 Grand Prix drift series racing.

Debuting the car at the Tokyo Auto Salon, it’s hard not to love the NASCAR-esque look of the machine, with what Goodyear Racing refers to as a DTM-style widebody. There’s now word on a powerplant, but the car is scheduled to hit the track for testing soon in order to be ready for the start of a new D1 GP season.

GALLERY: Goodyear Racing Toyota Mark X Drift Car

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See AutoGuide’s 2011 Tokyo Auto Salon coverage here

  • Marko Jeremic

    You’re wrong, the Lexus GS isn’t the Toyota Mark X…

    Awsome car, saw it at the Salon too.

  • Marko Jeremic

    Also I talked to one of the officials who was standing outside near the D1 Square near the Kunny’z Chaser, Takahashi Kuniaki will be switching from his Chaser to this car this year. It is powered by a 2JZ.