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 |  Nov 11 2010, 3:32 PM

We at AutoGuide absolutely adore 0-60 Magazine, but if Editor-in-Chief Mike Spinelli’s Twitter feed is to believed, the magazine won’t be around anymore.

A tweet from Spinelli roughly an hour ago reads “So, I kind of need a job. #zerotosixty#RIP“. We hope this is just a gag.

[Source: Mike Spinelli]

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Wide-body Five Axis Lexus GS

Just one of seven show cars for Lexus at SEMA

 |  Dec 18 2008, 5:06 PM

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For the second year in a row Lexus had a significant presence at the SEMA Show. To help continue to promote the IS-F, Lexus sent out four of the sport sedans to different tuner shops and media outlets for them to tune as they please.
The real gem from Lexus was, however, a modified GS model. Lexus commissioned Five Axis, which created the wild matte-black IS-F from the 2007 SEMA Show, to build a similarly-styled GS460.
Sporting a custom wide-body conversion, the Five Axis GS is coated in many layers of Satin Titanium Pearl paint with what Lexus calls “onyx and papaya” accents.
The wheels are a current Five Axis design called FIVE:AD ONYX R5:F (a name that doesn’t exactly roll off the tongue) and measure 20×8.5-inches up front and 20×10.5-inches in the rear. Yokohama got involved with the project providing tires, but these are no ordinary pieces of rubber. The Advan tires feature a concept design.
Inside the rollers you’ll find a big brake kit with six-piston calipers and 14-inch rotors up front and four-piston calipers with 13.6-inch rotors in the rear.
The suspension has also been tuned with a custom set of shocks and lowering springs, while performance is optimized (if only slightly) through the use of a performance exhaust system.

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A FULL GALLERY of the Lexus IS-F SEMA vehicles can be found after the jump:

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