The buyer of this Lexus LFA will be the first person in the world to have the chrome wrapped version of the supercar. It was recently delivered in Australia to the lucky owner who received what is claimed by Lexus themselves as the first ever. This particular Lexus LFA No304 will be one of ten, with a worldwide production of only 500 cars. The chrome car wrap was handled by Exotic Graphix in Melbourne and the Lexus LFA will make an appearance at this weekend’s MotorEx show at Sydney’s Homebush Bay. It will be one of hundreds of high performance cars that have been modified or tuned before being dropped off at the new owners garage.
Put on your sunglasses, this car receives the our award for the worst looking Range Rover on the streets. Other tuners like Project Kahn and Mansory have had success with the popular Range Rover SUV, but this particular one is a good example of what happens when you go too far. A little too much chrome wrap you say? The chrome wrapping of cars became popular last year all around the world, and still seems to be holding its popularity today.
If you really need attention, then turn to the guys at Tintek, a Czech tuning company that specializes in chrome wrap as seen here on the Chevrolet Camaro SS. They say this is the first chrome wrapped car of its kind in the Czech Republic, and that would mean it’s also the only car that could possibly blind you. The tuners were able to do this with a special 3D foil car wrap applied to the exterior over the original paint. It seems that this is becoming more popular with tuning firms these days, so the customers must be pleased. Tintek has several other colors available as well with the chrome look, including gold, black, green, blue, orange, red, and violet. Hit the jump to watch a video of the car in action.
This new Mercedes SLS AMG GT3 Racer was released a couple months ago in a white livery color at the time, but has now been wrapped in chrome. A similar car with the chrome look paint job was also presented at the F1 GP in Hockenheim, however this Mercedes-Benz has more than just an exterior presence. It is currently being used to promote the Laureus Sport for Good Foundation. A brief overview of Laureus is that they believe sports can change the world by addressing social changes to keep kids and young adults away from crime and juvenile delinquency. The majority of work to keep them off drugs and alcohol, out of the streets, and back in school to continue their education.