This Straight-Piped Lexus LC500 Is Extremely Good

Making a great engine sound even better.

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We're happy Lexus continues to put naturally aspirated V8s in its cars, despite all of its competitors switching to turbocharged power plants. The 5.0-liter in the LC500 sounds great from the factory, but there's always room for improvement.

The owner of this LC decided to replace his car's exhaust system completely, adding new headers, deleting the catalytic converters, and opening up the mufflers. They've also added an aftermarket intake for good measure. It sounds just wonderful. Here, listen for yourself, and make sure to turn the volume up.

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