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Lexus LF-A Roadster Rumored To Debut In 2014?

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Rumors are brewing that the Lexus LF-A Roadster Concept we saw debut back in 2008 may head to production, debuting in 2014. Reports are coming in that once the first batch of 500 LFAs are completed, there will be a one-year break before the LFA Roadster becomes available, possibly in mid-2014. It would appear that… Continue Reading...

Lexus LF-A Production Begins

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While prototype units of the Lexus LF-A have been in production for over a year, the first units destined for retail customers began rolling off the line at the company’s facility in Toyota City, Japan. With 15,000 parts assembled largely by hand, an LF-A requires 170 people to be produced. Every step of the assembly… Continue Reading...

Lexus Can Now Buy LF-A In Addition To Lease Program; Buyers Still Not Allowed To Flip Car For Profit

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After coming under for instituting a bizarre lease scheme that restricting Lexus LF-A buyers from even holding title to the car, the brand has decied to allow customers to purchase the car  outright- however if they decide to sell, they must offer the car to dealers first, at current market value, or sticker price, or… Continue Reading...

Psyche! Lexus LFA Units Still Available

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Despite a barrage of stories to the contrary, the Lexus LFA is not sold out, and Lexus is more than happy to take your $375,000 in exchange (sort of) for their flagship supercar. Inside Line put in a few calls to Toyota, and discovered that by some kind of numerical wizardry that rivals Enron accounting… Continue Reading...

Toyota Has No Intention Of Returning To Formula 1, Will Stick With Turning Left

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Toyota announced that they have no intention of returning to Formula 1, labeling the sport as “elitist” and a bad fit with the company’s customer base. The sour grapes come from Tadashi Yamashina, the head of Toyota’s international racing program. Yamashina said that the company would focus on “grassroots” motorsports like Nascar and endurance racing such… Continue Reading...

Lexus LFA Takes Class Win at the Nurburgring 24 Hours

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Having failed to complete the grueling Nürburgring 24 Hour endurance race last year, Gazoo Racing took home the SP8 class victory (18th overall) at this year’s around-the-clock race at the 12.9-mile Nordschleife in the #50 Lexus LFA. In a field of over 200 cars including privateers and full-on factory efforts and with some very stiff… Continue Reading...

Tokyo 2009: 552 Horsepower Lexus LFA World Premiere

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After quite literally years of anticipation, Lexus has officially revealed its latest flagship, the LFA. As the automaker’s first supercar, so far, the LFA does not disappoint. The car’s functional exterior is artfully designed and we’d go so far as to say it looks more impressive than vehicles it rivals – like the Ferrari 599…. Continue Reading...

Breaking: Lexus LFA to Make North American Debut at SEMA Show

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Officially unveiled today at the Tokyo Auto Show, the first showing of the Lexus LFA supercar in North American will be at the SEMA Show in Las Vegas. The SEMA (Specialty Equipment Manufacturers Association) Show, which runs from November 3rd to 7th is not a public event, however, and so the first public showing of… Continue Reading...

Tokyo 2009: Lexus Officially Unveils $375,000 LFA Supercar

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It is undeniably the most expensive Lexus, the company has ever created. The LFA supercar, priced at $375,000 is aimed at raising Lexus from a German imitator to an Italian rival. Aimed at cars like the Ferrari 599, the LFA is powered by a 4.8-liter V10 engine with 560 PS (552hp) and 354 ft-lbs of… Continue Reading...
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