New Lexus Supercar Could be Decades Away

Lexus International executive vice-president Mark Templin has put the brakes on rumors of a next-generation LFA coming any time soon.
Kevin · November 12th, 2015

Live: Going Cross-Country in a Lexus LFA

A Lexus LFA is heading across the USA this weekend, as the folks at Precision Concierge have been tasked with driving the supercar from New York to Los Angeles for a track event on Sunday.
Kevin · October 16th, 2015

Jeremy Clarkson Still Loves the Lexus LFA

Missed this last week, but during his first interview since being fired from Top Gear, Jeremy Clarkson reaffirmed to BBC host Chris Evans that the Lexus LFA was his favorite ever car to drive
Kevin · June 3rd, 2015

Drift-Modified Lexus LFA on Display at Tokyo Auto Salon

The Tokyo Auto Salon wrapped up yesterday, and one of the Lexus vehicles on display was a drifting-build LFA — here are photos from Auto Culture Japan: Details are far and few between, but judging from the booth display, the D1-spec LFA was built by Lexus dealership group Osaka Toyopet in partnership with Falken Tires. …
Kevin · January 12th, 2015

Photo Gallery: Lexus RC F & LFA Together

Last weekend, I travelled to Erin Park Lexus in Mississauga to visit my friend Norman and his Ultra White RC F. While at the dealership, I had a chance to photograph the RC F and LFA #34 in the showroom: Side by side, you can see just how much of the RC F’s design was …
Kevin · December 14th, 2014

Photo Gallery: Lexus LFA at Fuji Speedway

German magazine Sport Auto travelled to the Fuji Speedway in Japan for one last lap with the Lexus LFA Nürburgring Edition. The full German language article can be read here — I really liked the accompanying photos: See the full Sport Auto article (Thanks Jimbo!)
Kevin · October 26th, 2014

Photo Gallery: Matte Silver Lexus LFA on the Open Road

During a recent visit to OpenRoad Lexus in Richmond, British Columbia, I managed to convince the dealership to take their in-store LFA out on the *ahem* open road. Being right outside of Vancouver, Richmond is a busy place and it was difficult getting the LFA up to speed — however, we did manage to find …
Kevin · October 7th, 2014

Photo Gallery: Lexus LFA & Toyota 2000GT at Vancouver Dealership

Just outside of Vancouver in the city of Richmond is OpenRoad Lexus, one of the most successful Lexus dealerships in Canada and home to a couple Toyota icons: the Lexus LFA & Toyota 2000GT. The #22 LFA is usually Pearl Red in color, but has recently been wrapped in matte silver and outfitted in 21″ …
Kevin · September 29th, 2014

Photo Gallery: Lexus LFA, RC F, IS F, & First-Generation SC Together

Motor Trend brought the first-generation Lexus SC, IS F, LFA, & RC F together for a photoshoot: To see Motor Trend featuring the history of Lexus performance cars is a clear indication that the perception of the brand is truly changing — too bad so many of their commenters are stuck in the past. [Source: …
Kevin · September 1st, 2014

Lexus LFA Honored in EVO Magazine’s Top Five Cars of the Modern Era

In celebration of its 200th issue, the writers at EVO Magazine gathered their top five cars of the modern era in order to crown “the one that best represents the Thrill of Driving”. As you can probably tell from the image above, Lexus’ very own LFA was included alongside the Ford GT, Renaultsport Mégane R26.R, Porsche …
Kevin · August 18th, 2014

Is Lexus Building a Next-Generation LFA Supercar?

Last week, a Bloomberg article from Craig Trudell suggested that Lexus is building a successor to the LFA supercar: Toyota Motor Corp.’s Lexus, which ended a two-year production run of the $375,000 LFA in 2012 after manufacturing 500 units, will build a successor to the 552-horsepower car, Executive Vice President Mark Templin told reporters today. …
Kevin · August 12th, 2014

Photo Gallery: Lexus RC F & LFA Together Again

In advance of the Lexus runs at the Goodwood Festival of Speed, Lexus UK has released some photos of the LFA & RC F together: Later today, the Lexus RC F will make its first-ever public driving appearance at the Goodwood Festival of Speed, the annual world-famous hill climb in England. [Source: Lexus UK Blog]
Kevin · June 27th, 2014

Nürburgring 24h Race: Lexus LFA Updates

Toyota President Akio Toyoda will be one of the four drivers racing the Gazoo Racing #48Lexus LFA in the 41st annual Nürburgring 24 hour race this weekend in Germany, joining the team of Takayuki Kinoshita, Hiroaki Ishiura, & Kazuya Oshima. The LFA will be racing in the SP8 class. A second prototype #53 LFA Code …
Kevin · June 21st, 2014

Two Lexus LFAs to Participate in This Weekend’s 24h of Nürburgring Race

This weekend, two Lexus LFA teams will be racing in the 24 Hours of Nürburgring. This marks the eighth consecutive year that an LFA has participated in the race. The Teams The first team is the #48 LFA driving in the SP8 class, here’s some information about the drivers: Takayuki Kinoshita: Mr. Kinoshita started his …
Kevin · June 20th, 2014

Video: Lexus LFA on 20″ Vossen VFS-2 Wheels

Vossen Wheels has released a new video featuring the customized Lexus LFA from Japanese tuner LEXON: The wheels here are the new Vossen VFS-2s, which are built using flow forming technology that allows for a greater range of widths. The LFA is running with 20×10.5 up front and a 20×12 rear for the maximum concave …
Kevin · June 17th, 2014

Photos: Lexus LFA on Vossen VFS-2 Wheels

Dino Dalle Carbonare from Speedhunters has an excellent photo feature on the Lexus LFA owned by Japanese tuner LEXON — here are just a couple images: Aftermarket wheels on an LFA is something of a rarity, but the Vossen VFS-2 wheels really work on the Lexus supercar — be sure to check out the rest …
Kevin · June 2nd, 2014

Video: Full Lap of the Nürburgring in a Lexus LFA Race Car

The Lexus LFA teams didn’t race in this weekend’s VLN4 race at the Nürburgring, but Gazoo Racing did post a video showing a full lap of the track with driver Kazuya Oshima from an earlier race: This lap is from the VLN2 race in April, where Oshima-san & co-driver Kinoshita Takayuki won their class and …
Kevin · May 19th, 2014

Mint Green Lexus LFA Spotted in Germany

It’s the day of green LFAs — first was the Fresh Green LFA up for sale in Ohio, and now the world’s only Mint Green LFA has shown up in Germany — here are some photos from photographer Italian Car King: There’s also this video from the Cars & Coffee in Hamburg: (This has to …
Kevin · May 12th, 2014

More Lexus & BMW Supercar Rumors

Japanese magazine Best Car remains convinced that Lexus & BMW are working together on a new LFA supercar, devoting their cover to the idea for the second time in six months. Here’s a better look at the rendering: The rumor of BMW & Lexus working on a next-generation supercar is a recurring theme, but it …
Kevin · May 11th, 2014