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Saturday, October 12, 2013

2012 Lexus LFA


PRICE : For 2010, With Base Price Of $375,000
PRICE : For 2012, With Base Price Of $445,000

ABOUT : The Lexus LFA is a two-seat supercar from Lexus. It is the second model in the F marque line of performance vehicles from Lexus, following the IS F. Three concept versions have been shown, each debuting at the North American International Auto Show with the LF-A designation as part of the LF Series concept line. After beginning development in the early 2000s (codenamed P280), the first LF-A concept premiered in 2005, followed in 2007 by a second LF-A with a more completely furnished interior and exterior. The third version of the LF-A, a roadster model, premiered in 2008. The production model, trademarked LFA,was shown at the Tokyo Motor Show in October 2009.
The production Lexus LFA features a new V10 engine and a carbon fiber-reinforced polymer (CFRP) body. CFRP materials account for 65 percent of the LFA's body composition by mass. Production ended in December 2012 with 500 vehicles completed, the final version being a Nurburgring Package model.

POWERTRAIN - PERFORMANCE & SPECIFICATION : 0 - 60 mph in 3.9 seconds without launch control system and achieved the 1/4 mile 11.6 seconds at 200 km/h (124 mph). Lexus LFA circled the skidpad in 1.02 g and achieved one of the highest slalom speeds ever recorded at 121.0 kilometres per hour (75.2 mph). Insideline also managed to do 3 dyno runs on a dynojet dyno on the Lexus LFA, which resulted in LFA putting down 383 kW (514 bhp) to the wheels, which after factoring in RWD drivetrain loss turned out to be substantially higher than the 412 kW (552 bhp) at the crank factory.
Car and Driver track-tested the LFA in November 2010 while conducting a comparo versus Ferrari 599 HGTE. The test was conducted in Wales and recorded 0–60 mph (0–97 km/h) time of 3.6 seconds using the launch control system and a quarter mile of 11.7 seconds at 201 km/h (125 mph). Car and Driver noted that these acceleration numbers were quicker than those of Ferrari 599 HGTE.Motor Trend recorded a stopping distance from 60-0 mph in less than 94 ft (28.7 m), and pulled 1.05 g on their skidpad.Road and Track tested the LFA at 119 km/h (74.2 mph) through the slalom and 1.04 g on the skidpad.

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