Lexus LFA Roadster is a No Top Drop-Top: 2013 Tokyo Auto Salon

Jason Siu
by Jason Siu

The Lexus LFA production has ended, but the rumors of a convertible variant remain strong.

To add fuel to the fire, the one-off Lexus LFA Roadster that has made several appearances in Japan, had a rather public display at the 2013 Tokyo Auto Salon. Is it a way for the Japanese automaker to gauge interest on a possible production model? Or just a lucky owner looking to show off.

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A unique feature of the LFA Roadster is that like the Lamborghini Aventador J, it’s entirely roofless. There’s no soft top to tuck away somewhere. There’s no top at all.

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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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