The Lexus LFA is designed and developed by a small group of engineers whose collective aim was to make a super car that Lexus has never manufactured till date. Advanced transmission techniques, superior design standards and quality equipment are used in this car. Speed, safety, comfort, look, feel, driving experience and every other aspect is taken care of in developing this super car.
With a 4.8 liter V10 engine that shows red line at 9,000RPM, Lexus has come up with this ultra modern super car Lexus LFA. -Rear-mounted 6 speed automated transmission Sequential Gearbox (ASG) – Maximum power 552bhp, maximum torque 480Nm – Top speed you can achieve driving this car is 202mph and you can touch 62mph from 0mph in 3.7 seconds. – The exterior material used is Carbon Fiber Reinforced Plastic (CFRP)to keep the body weight low to attain maximum speeds and Carbon Ceramic Material (CCM) brakes are used. – This is a limited edition car and only 500 are being produced. – The launch price is expected to be 368,000 (approximately £336,000) in UK
The Lexus Carbon fiber material with advanced resin technology is used for the body construction of this car making it more stable, strong and low weight.
The Lexus LFA is equipped with a V10 engine that is much compact in size with 4,805cc, producing 552bhp and can rev up to 9,00rpm to reach 0-62mph in 3.7seconds. This engine also features excellent throttle response. At 6,800rpm, this engine produces 480Nm torque. Dual VVt-I technology is used in the engine with 12-hole fuel injectors.
It has 4 driving modes with unique deionizers with ion exchange resins for home gearshift programs – Auto, Sport, Normal and Wet. You can manually select the driving mode of your choice depending on the weather and road conditions.
For all those F1 freaks – the Lexus LFA is in match with those formula1 cars in the engine sound both external and internal. The sound this engine delivers during revs in the city for sure make the heads turn.
Carbon Ceramic material is used for brakes. A 390mm diameter front disks and 306mm rear disks are used to meet the safety demands of this 200mph+ performance potential
A race-tuned steering to deliver the best performance is used and is made with carbon fiber material. This gives the driver the ultimate confidence even during sharp turns.
– Crash boxes at both front and rear of the car.
– Side impact protection.
– Lexus’s Vehicle Dynamic Integrated Management (VDIM) system for better operation and coordination of the ABS, stability and traction.
– Seat belt and airbags for both driver and passenger.
– Airbag for driver’s nee.
SALES & MARKETING
It took nine years for the LFA to roll out in the market since its year of inception 2000. The prototype model deign model was completed by the year 2003. In the year2008 this car was pushed to racing to rigorously test the performance and safety features before the launch of it in the Tokyo auto show 2009. This is a limited edition and only 500cars will be produced at a rate of 20 cars per month. You can choose among 30 colors to place an order for LFA.