First Production Lexus LFA Crash

It was only a matter of time — here are photos from the first known crash of a production Lexus LFA:

Lexus LFA Car Crash Front

Lexus LFA Car Crash Side

Lexus LFA Car Crash Rear

Details are sparse, but the sleuths over at Club Lexus have determined that this is LFA #142, which was originally delivered to Lexus of Orlando.

According to CarFax, the accident happened on October 8th, 2011, after which the LFA was picked up by Howard Brown & Sons Auto Sales in Sun Valley, California before ultimately being sold in Texas by Expo Motor Cars.

As for the damage itself, I can only assume that the accident was in traffic — both the front and rear of the car appear to be affected, which suggests the LFA was sandwiched between two other cars. Regardless, it’s not a pretty sight.

[Source: Howard Brown & Sons Via: Club Lexus]

Update: Here’s a video of the #140 LFA:


  • WorldofLuxury

    I’ll buy it! …if I can afford it!

    • 05RollaXRS

      This LFA is sold already. Even wrecked LFAs get sold quickly.

      • WorldofLuxury

        Someone already beat me to it?! Should I be proud of the LFA?

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  • Evn

    I just died a little bit inside…

    • 05RollaXRS

      This LFA is sold already. Even wrecked LFAs get sold quickly.

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    • Mike DeLorca

      I thought Paris as well….her interior is blue and this one looks maybe red. Really dark shot though. So sad…..I would not have wanted to be the other two drivers involved.

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  • enthusiast

    That’s going to be one expensive repaire job!

  • enthusiast

    That’s going to be one expensive repaire job!

  • Maarten

    One before this one. On the Nurburgring during the week that mr.Lida has set hi record run. It was a blue one, right hand drive, if I correctly remeber.

    • 05RollaXRS

      What was the record?? Blue LFA is the European press car. Is there any web page to confirm this??

      • Maarten

        Hi, sorry for the late reply. The record I referred too was the 7.14 run set by Mr.Lida on sept.02.2011. This you can find going thru the LFA messages.

        The blue LFA was one of the cars that were there for people to drive, some were Euro spec, others USA spec and right hand drives for the australian and Thailand customers.

        The blue LFA had hit the rail on the right hand side and was taken away on a recovery vehicle.I do not think the damage was that big but enough to take the LFA home.

    • 05RollaXRS

      Are you saying Akira Iida set a record in the blue standard LFA??

      • Maarten

        Im sorry if I was not clear on this but the record set by Mr.Lida was in the Gazoo race LFA.

  • Jiio

    Hope the people who sandwiched the LFA had insurance

  • BOSS

    That’s just disgusting..poor car.

  • Amir H Town

    Video of the Car…..

  • JVX

    I wonder who’s at fault.

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  • Oss


    Such a nice car wrecked…..the agony

  • krew

    Updated to include the video from @twitter-361330324:disqus .

    • Joe Z

      Make sure you update the Badge info to LFA #142. On your video update ;)

  • Valters Boze

    you call that wrecked? pshh. the car is 99% mint.

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    Lexus is the best! I love it so much :)