Lexus LFA Nurburgring Edition Headed to SEMA

Jason Siu
by Jason Siu

Believe it or not, the Lexus LFA Nurburgring Edition has never been seen at an American auto show. That will all change in the next few weeks however as the Japanese automaker is bringing its special edition LFA model to the 2012 SEMA Show.

The Lexus LFA Nurburgring Edition has already clocked a 7:14 lap time at the Green Hell last year thanks to its 4.8-liter V10 engine that has been tweaked to push out 562 hp. Combined with its suspension and aerodynamic upgrades, the Nurburgring Edition LFA builds on an already incredible machine. Only 50 of the 500 LFAs built were Nurburgring Edition models, making a rare car even rarer.

Priced at $445,000 the tweaks and modifications made to the LFA carry a $70,000 premium. But owners receive more than just the car: training sessions at the Nurburgring, one-night stay at the Lindner Congress and Motorsport Hotel Nurburgring, admission to an onsite amusement park, a Nurburgring jacket, and a one-year pass to the famous track.

GALLERY: Lexus LFA Nurburgring Edition

Jason Siu
Jason Siu

Jason Siu began his career in automotive journalism in 2003 with Modified Magazine, a property previously held by VerticalScope. As the West Coast Editor, he played a pivotal role while also extending his expertise to Modified Luxury & Exotics and Modified Mustangs. Beyond his editorial work, Jason authored two notable Cartech books. His tenure at saw him immersed in the daily news cycle, yet his passion for hands-on evaluation led him to focus on testing and product reviews, offering well-rounded recommendations to AutoGuide readers. Currently, as the Content Director for VerticalScope, Jason spearheads the content strategy for an array of online publications, a role that has him at the helm of ensuring quality and consistency across the board.

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