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      10-20-2009, 08:25 PM   #23
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OMFG!!!

* 4.8-liter 72-degree V10 putting out 560 hp at 8,700 RPM (that's 116.5 hp/liter) and 354 lb.-ft. of torque at 6,800 RPM
* Redline: 9,000 RPM
* Titanium valves, connecting rods, forged aluminum pistons, dry sump lubrication and a titanium exhaust manifold
* Six-speed sequential gearbox
* Torsen limited slip differential
* 3,263 pounds with a 48/52 front-to-rear weight distribution
* Power-to-weight ratio of 5.8 pounds/hp
* 65 percent of the body is carbon fiber
* 20-inch BBS wheels wrapped in 265/35 ZR20 Bridgestone tires in front and 305/30 ZR20 in the rear.
* 0-62 MPH (100 km/h) in 3.7 seconds
* Top speed of 201.94 MPH
* Production limited to 500 units

I wouldn't want anything else from a supercar. Those engine specs are perfect, that weight and distribution is perfect (although lighter could always be better ), DAYUM SON.
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Digital instrument is cool, IP/steering wheel looks shitty.
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Digital instrument is cool, IP/steering wheel looks shitty.
I am sure it comes in different leather colors.
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Will cost at least 300k

They are only making 500 examples
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OMFG!!!
I wouldn't want anything else from a supercar. Those engine specs are perfect, that weight and distribution is perfect (although lighter could always be better ), DAYUM SON.

AGREED!

Nice work Lexus on keeping the weight down, all things considered.
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This is phenomonal. I think it will be years before we even see such a breakthrough from Lexus again. I can't understand why they bring out nice concepts and their production models miss the mark. I'm glad this car looks like the concept and has performance to make other manufacturers think twice.

Here's a video and more pics. Not the best looking car in the video, but close detail shots show it to be a BEAST!!!!
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Lexus LF-A (Images + Spec.)

4.8-liter 72-degree V10 putting out 560 hp at 8,700 RPM (that's 116.5 hp/liter) and 354 lb.-ft. of torque at 6,800 RPM

Redline: 9,000 RPM

Titanium valves, connecting rods, forged aluminum pistons, dry sump lubrication and a titanium exhaust manifold

Six-speed sequential gearbox

Torsen limited slip differential

3,263 pounds with a 48/52 front-to-rear weight distribution
Power-to-weight ratio of 5.8 pounds/hp

65 percent of the body is carbon fiber

20-inch BBS wheels wrapped in 265/35 ZR20 Bridgestone tires in front and 305/30 ZR20 in the rear.

0-62 MPH (100 km/h) in 3.7 seconds
Top speed of 201.94 MPH
Production limited to 500 units
















LOOK at those BRAKES?!

Rest of pix found here: http://www.autoblog.com/gallery/lexus-lf-a-0/#26
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I keep thinking the hood isn't closed properly lol.
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Design = Nearly perfect. Front and back are great, but some fussy details
Performance = Perfect. Wouldnt change a thing.

I wish Lexus could bring this level of engineering and design to cars like the IS-F, IS convertible and infact the whole IS range and the new hatch.
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It looks "unfinished", to put it politely.
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It looks "unfinished", to put it politely.
agreed, they tried too hard and fell short. However, the performance numbers should be pretty amazing.
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So this is 25000+? Seems quite expensive, but the specs look promising! It's not a pig!
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I think it looks astonishing! Big thumbs up to Lexus on this car. The specs are outrageous and the instrument animations look awesome! I can't get over how good this thing sounds too. Some of the clips sound just like F1...
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Looks great to me...
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OMFG!!!

* 4.8-liter 72-degree V10 putting out 560 hp at 8,700 RPM (that's 116.5 hp/liter) and 354 lb.-ft. of torque at 6,800 RPM
* Redline: 9,000 RPM
* Titanium valves, connecting rods, forged aluminum pistons, dry sump lubrication and a titanium exhaust manifold
* Six-speed sequential gearbox
* Torsen limited slip differential
* 3,263 pounds with a 48/52 front-to-rear weight distribution
* Power-to-weight ratio of 5.8 pounds/hp
* 65 percent of the body is carbon fiber
* 20-inch BBS wheels wrapped in 265/35 ZR20 Bridgestone tires in front and 305/30 ZR20 in the rear.
* 0-62 MPH (100 km/h) in 3.7 seconds
* Top speed of 201.94 MPH
* Production limited to 500 units

I wouldn't want anything else from a supercar. Those engine specs are perfect, that weight and distribution is perfect (although lighter could always be better ), DAYUM SON.

You better bet your ass it will go to 200,000 miles without any major issues.

Toyota is SICK SICK SICK. Cant believe I said that.
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You better bet your ass it will go to 200,000 miles without any major issues.

Toyota is SICK SICK SICK. Cant believe I said that.
I don't know... even though it's a Toyota the engine is still very-high strung... not to mention the electronics for a car of that price.

I like the profile; the rear is ok; the front is bad. The tach is awesome; hopefully something like that will trickle down to the IS or something.
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