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10. Lexus CT
Car thefts have dropped an average 13 percent each year since 2006 according to the latest data from the government safety regulators.
With that in mind, this is the list of the 10 car least likely to disappear from the driveway while you’re busy playing Rip Van Winkle.
Kicking off the list is the Lexus CT, an entry-level hybrid that began sales in the U.S. in March 2011. The CT 200h is powered by a 1.8-liter, four-cylinder engine with 98 hp and 105 lb-ft of torque paired with an electric motor for a combined system output of 134 hp and 153 lb-ft of torque. NHTSA reports 0.2 thefts in 2011 per 1,000 vehicles produced.
While the entire world is still holding their breath for an actual release of Gran Turismo 5, Microsoft’s Xbox 360′s motorsports entrant is still kicking strong. One of the coolest features in Forza Motorsport 3 is the ability to create graphics for your vehicles, pixel-by-pixel or however you can if you’re talented enough. We wouldn’t say we’re not talented, we just don’t have the patience to figure out better ways to do our own graphics like some other people. But Dr. Westies is extremely talented and this isn’t his first toy for the Xbox Live players.
So for those interested in tuning the Lexus SC430 drift car look-a-like, search “DRW” or “Miki 2010″ in the Forza Motorsport 3 storefront to grab it. Dr. Westies is quick to share that the graphics package incorporates 994 layers per side of the car. That’s a whole lot of time and patience we would never have to develop our own. But hey, we’ll definitely be adding one to our collection and hopefully Dr. Westies “gets bored” more often.
GALLERY: Dr. Westies’ Forza Motorsport 3 Ryuji Miki Lexus SC430 Drift Car