Why You Should, Or Shouldn’t, Upgrade to Carbon Ceramic Brakes

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Why You Should, Or Shouldn’t, Upgrade to Carbon Ceramic Brakes
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When was the last time a car’s braking performance made headlines? Or when a vehicle’s defining feature was listed as its ability to come to a stop in a hurry? Continue Reading...

Lexus LFA Will not Get Special Editions

Lexus LFA Will not Get Special Editions
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Lexus has put the kibosh on rumors of special editions of the LFA to rest. The company has made it very clear that 500 of the supercars will be made, with no special models at the end of the run. Continue Reading...

Toyota GT 86, Lexus LFA Finish First in Class at Nurburgring 24 Hour Race

Toyota GT 86, Lexus LFA Finish First in Class at Nurburgring 24 Hour Race
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With the launch of the Lexus LFA and Toyota GT 86, Toyota seems to be back in the sports car game. And now the Japanese auto giant is proving its cars are more than just fun-to-drive and shiny sheetmetal, with each car winning its respective class at this weekend’s Nurburgring 24 Hour Race. Continue Reading...

Toyota will Field Four GT 86 Race Cars, One LFA at 24 Hours of Nürburgring

Toyota will Field Four GT 86 Race Cars, One LFA at 24 Hours of Nürburgring
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We were well aware that Gazoo Racing was working on a pair of Toyota GT 86 race cars and a Lexus LFA for the upcoming Nürburgring 24 Hours race, and now Toyota Swiss Racing Team will be joining it with another pair. Continue Reading...

Lexus GS 350 Plays Chicken with an LFA – Video

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You probably know what it means to play “chicken,” but the risks associated with the reckless schoolyard game take a more serious tone when cars are involved. That said, it’s a blast to watch.  Continue Reading...

Two Car Toyota GT 86 Team to Race in Nürburgring 24 Hours – Video

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Toyota is extremely proud of its new GT 86, and out in Japan, its motorsports partner Gazoo Racing has built a pair of GT 86s to compete in the famous Nürburgring 24 Hours race. The race will take place from May 17th to the 20th and Gazoo Racing will also be fielding a Lexus LFA… Continue Reading...

More Than 70 Cars on Sale Today Make 500 HP or More

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More Than 70 Cars on Sale Today Make 500 HP or More
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With the advent of hybrids and electric vehicles, many skeptics thought the age of high-performance sports car would die out. Reality couldn’t be any more different, as America has more than 70 cars on sale today that make 500-hp or more. The number of vehicles pushing out 500-hp or more has nearly doubled in the… Continue Reading...

Toyota Goodwood Festival of Speed Lineup Announced

Toyota Goodwood Festival of Speed Lineup Announced
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Toyota will be sporting some nice hardware at this years Goodwood Festival of Speed, debuting the TS030 hybrid Le Mans car, the Dynojet Racing-prepared Toyota Avensis and Gazoo Racing LFA and GT86.  The Festival of Speed, as the name suggests, celebrates racing heritage and fast cars, both of which Toyota has to offer. Toyota Racing… Continue Reading...

Toyota Racing Pilot Alex Wurz Drives the Lexus LFA at Estoril – Video

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After driving an F1 car in competition, it would be hard not to have an unrealistic set of expectations for any car after that. So you would think that an F1 driver could never sit in a production car and still become enthralled with its performance capabilities. Well, according to Alex Wurz, the former F1… Continue Reading...

Top 10 Cars to See at the Chicago Auto Show

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Top 10 Cars to See at the Chicago Auto Show
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Whether you’re heading to the Chicago Auto Show and want to know what to check out, or your trip is a bit more virtual, AutoGuide editors have compiled a list of the must-sees at this year’s event. Head into McCormick Place and hang a left. You can’t miss the all-new 2012 Porsche 911. It might… Continue Reading...

This is What $1.5 Million in Lexus LFAs Looks Like: 2012 Chicago Auto Show

This is What $1.5 Million in Lexus LFAs Looks Like: 2012 Chicago Auto Show
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The one percent is doing just fine in the Midwest. At least that’s what you’d be lead to believe if you dropped by the Lexus stand at the Chicago Auto Show. There you’ll find a stunning display of not one, not two, not three, but four Lexus LFA supercars. Priced at an exorbitant $375,000 (each),… Continue Reading...

Lexus LFA Roadster, Toyota GT 86 and AE86 Go Drifting [Video]: 2012 Tokyo Auto Salon

Lexus LFA Roadster, Toyota GT 86 and AE86 Go Drifting [Video]: 2012 Tokyo Auto Salon
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As popular as drifting has become in America, the sport’s home will forever be in Japan and a quick demo out at the 2012 Tokyo Auto Salon gave us a reminder why. While we have plenty of fun listening to V8-powered Ford Mustangs and Chevy Camaros go at it sideways, this year’s TAS played host… Continue Reading...

Gazoo Racing Lexus LFA Travels from the Nurburgring: 2012 Tokyo Auto Salon

Gazoo Racing Lexus LFA Travels from the Nurburgring: 2012 Tokyo Auto Salon
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Toyota’s motorsports partner Gazoo Racing had several machines to show off at the Tokyo Auto Salon, but none as impressive as this Lexus LFA. Prepped for race duty, the car has already seen competition, with an automotive CEO behind the wheel no less. Akio Toyoda? Nope. Try Dr. Ulrich Bez, the man in charge of… Continue Reading...

Lexus LFA by TWS Forged Sports Viper ACR Sized Spoiler: 2012 Tokyo Auto Salon

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Lexus LFA by TWS Forged Sports Viper ACR Sized Spoiler: 2012 Tokyo Auto Salon
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Aftermarket wheel manufacturer TWS Forged obviously liked what they saw when Toyota unveiled the Nurburgring Edition Lexus LFA. Sporting a more track-oriented aerodynamic kit and a functional rear spoiler, that package (even in its shocking orange paint scheme) now looks tame compared to the modified LFA on display at the TWS booth at the Tokyo… Continue Reading...