Lexus LFA Posts Fastest Time @ Nurburgring

September 8, 2011 at 9:47 am

7 minutes 14 seconds is the new lap record for production cars at the Nürburgring Nordschleife circuit set by the Lexus sLFA. You have to know though, it is no ordinary LFA, but the one equipped with the Nürburgring Package. LFA test driver and professional racer Akira Iida recorded a lap time of 7:14.64 in a fully road-legal car, running on standard specification Bridgestone Potenza RE070 tyres. The result, posted on 31 August during a performance test, demonstrates Lexus’s success in honing its two-seater supercar for track-focused handling, by introducing a range of aerodynamic features and fine-tuning the car’s suspension. The limited edition supercar is limited to just 50 out of the 500-car LFA production run, and comes with enhanced [...]

Lexus Hires Audi Driver For Nurburgring 24Hr

June 22, 2011 at 8:16 am

This year Gazoo Racing will enter two Lexus LFAs in the Nurburgring 24-hour race and trying to maximize their chance of winning, they’ve hired André Lotterer, a member of the winning squad at this year’s Le Mans race. Lotterer, a German racer who is a double series champion for Lexus in Japanese Super GT 500 competition, will form part of a powerful driver line-up for the two LFA that will be taking part, led by driver/team manager Akira Iida. Gazoo Racing is also due to bring one of its race cars straight from the Nürburgring to this year’s Goodwood Festival of Speed, from 30 June to 3 July. This year’s ‘Ring race will the fourth complete event for the LFA [...]

Lexus LF-A Nurburgring Package

March 29, 2010 at 9:02 pm

Lexus has released a special Nurburgring performance package for customers who like to use their massively expensive supercar as a track toy! The Nurburgring LF-A  comes with a racing body kit with modified front and rear aprons, front spoiler and fixed rear wing. Its V10 engine is also tricked out to give an extra 10hp, now 562 hp. So the car has ability to go from zero to 60 mph in 3.7 seconds and reach top speed of 202 mph. It also has special high -grip tires. Lexus LF-A Nurburgring edition is limited to 500 units.

Special Edition Lexus LF-A

March 17, 2010 at 9:42 pm

Lexus LF-A has spent a lot of time on the Nurburgring circuit as a test mule and as a prototype racer. But this year it’ll come to the ‘Ring 24 hours race in its full glory showing off its high-tech features and amazing design. This special Lexus LF-A comes with a revised body which has been modified for better aerodynamics. It comes with bigger air intakes in front and rear, a racing diffuser, a fixed rear wing and racing wheels and tires. The powertrain however remains the same as the 5.5 liter 552 hp V10 you get in the road-going version. Lexus likes to emphasize this engine’s build quality by entering the standard engine into the race. This car is [...]

Lexus LF-A Supercar Pricing

February 27, 2010 at 6:43 pm

Lexus has announced the US Pricing for its new supercar the LF-A. From the 500 units production models, 150 is bound for America and each will cost a whopping $375,000 not including the destination charge! That is a lot of money for a Lexus! Yes it’s a brilliant brilliant supercar, but at the end of the day it’s just a Japanese Lexus. And who would chose that when for a whole lot less you can get a locked and loaded Ferrari 599 which is just as fast… Anyhow, you can have the LF-A in three levels of equipments: 1- Leather or Alcantara-trimmed seats. 2- Leather or Alcantara seats, Lexus Navigation System and Mark Levinson Premium Surround Sound system. 3- Leather [...]