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Lexus LF-A Concept

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Lexus LF-A
Lexus
aka Lexus GT-F
Introduction 2005
2007
2008
Class Concept Car
Body Style 2-door, 2-seat Front-mid-engine, rear-mid-transaxle Coupe
2-door, 2-seat Front-mid-engine, rear-mid-transaxle Roadster
Length 173 inches / 4400 mm
Width 73 inches / 1860 mm
Height 48 inches / 1220 mm
Wheelbase 103 inches / 2580 mm
Weight tba
Transmission SMT (sequential manual transmission)
Engine below 5.0 litre V10 or V8 hybrid
Power More than 500 hp
Similar tba
Designer Wahei Hirai

The LF-A is a 2-door concept car Toyota produced under the Lexus brand and part of the Lexus LF series of concepts. The LF-A's 5-liter (or smaller) engine produces at least 500-horsepower (373 kW), propelling it to a top speed of approximately 200 miles per hour (322 km/h). It débuted at the 2005 North American International Auto Show.

Toyota has given the LF-A concept car the green-light for production. Prototypes of the LF-A have been spotted being tested at the Nürburgring, and the production vehicles are expected to carry V10 engines, putting the car in competition with the Lamborghini Gallardo and Porsche Carrera GT. Pricing is expected to exceed $100,000. I personally don't think that itb sould be this expenive. man if it wasn't i would but one myself. In 2007, Lexus GB director Steve Settle confirmed that both a V10 and hybrid version of the LF-A would be produced. The hybrid version, combining a petrol engine with electric motors, would likely feature a V8 powertrain similar to that designed for the Lexus LS 600h L.

Generations

LF-A I (2005)

The first LF-A premiered in 2005, and featured a 'capsule' shaped design, rounded-rectangle headlights, and a plunging noseline. This was the original version of the LF-A concept, then billed as a 'speculative' model for Lexus.


LF-A II (2007)

The second LF-A premiered two years after the first, in 2007, alongside the IS-F. This restyled version of the LF-A was said to be 'much closer to a production' model, and was a prospective member of the Lexus F-Sport lineup. The second version of the LF-A had more rounded contours, and restyled front end, side panels, and rear deckline.


LF-A Roadster (2008)

A convertible version of the LF-A premiered in January 2008 at the North American International Auto Show in Detroit. The latest version of the LF-A concept featured a further refined styling treatment evolved from the LF-A II model, and added a speed adaptive retractable rear wing. The LF-A Roadster featured a V10 engine with over 500 hp and a top speed of over 200 mph. [1]

  • Overall Length: 175.6
  • Overall Width: 74.6
  • Overall Height: 48.0
  • Wheelbase: 102.6



References

See Also


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