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First Details On 2012 Lexus LFA Launch Control System

We all know about the Nissan GT-R and its impressive launch control system, which in the latest 2012 model enables the car to accelerate from 0-60 mph in just 2.9 seconds. However, there are a handful of other supercars out there, each with their own extraordinary drivetrains and rapid acceleration... read more

January 26, 2011 by
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Video: Toyota Remembers, Pays Tribute To Chief Test Driver Hiromu Naruse

Though it happened in June, the sudden passing of Hiromu Naruse, Toyota's chief test driver, in a crash on German roads still feels fresh. Naruse's influence on Toyota's... read more November 5, 2010 by

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Sun Worshipers, Your Car Has Arrived: 2012 Lexus LFA In Yellow

We’ve seen it in white, we’ve seen in black, heck we’ve even seen it in a bright orange finish, but for some reason every time we see the 2012 Lexus LFA in a new color... read more August 12, 2010 by

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Lexus LFA To Enter FIA GT1 Series?

During its gestation, Lexus fielded several prototypes for its new LFA supercar in the 2008 and 2009 Nurburgring 24 Hours endurance races as part of the development program... read more August 12, 2010 by

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Report: Lexus Allowing Purchase Instead Of Lease On LFA

When Lexus revealed in March that the LFA supercar would only be available for lease instead of regular purchase in the U.S., many were taken aback--especially since the... read more August 5, 2010 by

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Supercar Of The Week: 2012 Lexus LFA

This year will probably be referred to at Toyota's headquarters as "the Dark Ages" in the future. They have had more safety problems than a snake-filled ball pit in a... read more July 27, 2010 by

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Toyota Working On Electric Supercar?

This morning we brought you the first word of the joint Toyota/Tesla project to resurrect the RAV4 EV. We think there may even be a Lexus RX variant in the works, but rumors... read more July 16, 2010 by

2012 Lexus LFA

Motor Trend Says Toyota Considering An Electric Supercar

The Lexus LFA is a world-class supercar built by a Japanese company, though the price-to-performance ratio isn’t as good as Nissan’s GT-R. However, there seems to be a... read more July 16, 2010 by

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Lexus LFA Wreck Leads To Death Of One Of Toyota's Top Drivers

It's a tragic and ironic story from Germany. Hiromu Naruse, the chief test driver for Lexus, was killed yesterday when he collided with a BMW sedan, which happened to be a... read more June 24, 2010 by

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Toyota Chief Test Driver Dies In Lexus LFA Crash In Germany

It’s official. Toyota’s chief test driver, Hiromu Naruse, has been killed in a crash while testing the company’s upcoming 2012 Lexus LFA supercar in Germany. While the... read more June 23, 2010 by

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Pitch: 2012 Lexus LFA Versus The Champagne Flute

Exhaust tuning. To some, tuning an engine’s exhaust note is a necessity. It completes the car. It elevates the engine from utilitarian tool to work of art. To others... read more June 13, 2010 by

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Video: 2012 Lexus LFA Shatters Glass With Exhaust Note

Lexus may not have the performance car heritage that some of it rivals have but its latest 2012 LFA supercar does what the Lexus brand is known for, the pursuit of... read more June 2, 2010 by

2012 Lexus LFA

All 500 2012 Lexus LFAs Already Sold/Leased Out

With a price that'd almost buy you any two Italian supercars, the Lexus LFA was expected by many to be a tough sell--including us. But it turns out there are at least 500... read more June 2, 2010 by

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Lexus LFA Orders Are All Filled

The Lexus LFA is something of a conundrum. It has amazing build quality, a great exhaust note, and some of the best technology available in a road car today. However, the... read more June 2, 2010 by

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Price to Performance Ratio: LFA vs GT-R Drag Race

When Top Gear reviewed the Lexus LFA on the show, Jeremy Clarkson pointed out that the Lexus LFA was “six times” more expensive than Nissan’s all-wheel-drive GT-R. Yet... read more May 10, 2010 by

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2012 Lexus LFA Nurburgring Package Priced At $70k, Plus A LFA

Last October we brought you word of the first reports that Lexus was working on a stripped-down track-day version of the 2012 Lexus LFA supercar. Then in March, Lexus... read more May 10, 2010 by


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