Lexus LFA Tokyo Special Edition?

CAR Magazine is reporting that a new Lexus LFA Toyko Edition will debut at the Tokyo Motor Show this winter.
Kevin · September 19th, 2011

Lexus LFA vs. Go-Kart

How’s this for a setup? German TV show GRiP recently featured a Lexus LFA going up against a twelve-year-old girl racer in a go-kart. Definitely worth watching even if you don’t speak a word of German.
Kevin · September 9th, 2011

Top Gear USA Features the Lexus LFA

The Lexus LFA made an appearance on this week’s episode of Top Gear USA in a “videogames vs. real-life” race at Infineon Raceway.
Kevin · September 6th, 2011

Lexus LFA Nürburgring Edition Laps Nordschleife in 7:14

Some significant news broke today on Twitter — according to EVO writer Chris Harris & Lexus Europe, Lexus driver Akira Iida posted a 7:14 lap time of the Nürburgring Nordschleife in a LFA Nürburgring Edition.
Kevin · September 2nd, 2011

Kyle Busch Loses License for Lexus LFA Speeding Ticket

As you may recall from earlier this year, NASCAR driver Kyle Busch was caught speeding in a Lexus LFA, posting 128mph in a 45mph zone while in North Carolina -- well, yesterday he received his punishment.
Kevin · August 24th, 2011

EVO Comparison: Lexus LFA vs. Ferrari 599 GTO [w/ Video]

EVO Magazine has brought together Lexus UK’s Pearl Blue LFA and a Ferrari 599 GTO for a matchup in their latest issue — and while it may not hit newstands until next Wednesday, here’s a fun little video showing the two cars battling for top speed bragging rights.
Kevin · August 15th, 2011

Bizarre Motor Trend Review of the Lexus LFA

For whatever reason, Motor Trend has published a half-baked editorial slamming the Lexus LFA, which they've disguised as an impartial review -- just to highlight some reasons you shouldn't even bother reading it, here are just a few of my "favorite" quotes.
Kevin · July 19th, 2011

Paris Hilton’s Lexus LFA

Photos of Paris Hilton and her white Lexus LFA surfaced this weekend -- and I have to say, it has a super interior color combo.
Kevin · July 18th, 2011

More Photos of Pearl Brown Lexus LFA #095

You may remember Lexus LFA #095 as the star of a now-aborted eBay auction, but before it’s internet stardom, it made an appearance at a Cars & Coffee event, and that’s where Flickr photographer Stefan Dume took these photos.
Kevin · July 15th, 2011

Lexus Nürburgring 24h Race Open Thread

After much anticipation, the Nürburgring 24h Race weekend is here! I'll be updating throughout the weekend with any news I come across, and I encourage everyone to post links and updates in the comments section.
Kevin · June 24th, 2011

Lexus LFA Nürburgring Edition Laps Nordschleife in 7:22.85

Right before we jump into coverage of this weekend's Nürburgring 24h race, a new video has surfaced showing Team Manager Akira Iida taking a Lexus LFA Nürburgring Edition around the Nordschleife in 7:22.85 (be warned, the video is not of the highest quality).
Kevin · June 24th, 2011

The First Australian Lexus LFA

The first Lexus LFA has arrived in Australia, and Car Advice had the chance to get a first look, including a full photo gallery & video.
Kevin · June 21st, 2011

Lexus Commercial: The Perfect Putt

With Lexus as a partner to the USGA and sponsor of this weekend's U.S. Open, it was only a matter of time before we saw a golf-related commercial
Kevin · June 16th, 2011

Lexus LFA Places 5th Overall in VLN5 Nürburgring Race

It was quite an eventful weekend for racing -- not only did both the Le Mans 24h Race and the Canadian Grand Prix turn in spectacular results, but the #111 Lexus LFA (and drivers Iida Akira, Oshima Kazuya & Ishiura Hiroaki) won the SP8 class on their way to placing 5th overall in the latest edition of the VLN Nürburgring series. This is the best overall result for the Gazoo team since they started racing LFAs in 2008.
Kevin · June 13th, 2011

Is the Lexus LFA Really a Sales Failure?

Every once and a while, I'll read a review or article about Lexus and notice an inaccuracy -- usually a minor technical point or some obscure historical fact. Mistakes happen, no problem. What's unusual is to see an article built on nothing but mistakes, where even elementary facts are ignored -- but that's what I found with Nelson Ireson's Motor Authority editorial on how the Lexus LFA is a failure.
Kevin · June 2nd, 2011

Rumor: Lexus Working on LFA II

According to Japanese magazine Best Car (by way of leblogauto), Lexus is now working on a new LFA special edition meant to be even more performance-oriented than the Nürburgring Edition package.
Kevin · June 1st, 2011

Lexus LFA Wins SP8 Class in Nürburgring VLN4 Race

The #119 Lexus LFA finished first in the SP8 class and 17th overall at this weekend's VLN 4 race at Nürburgring. Two LFAs started the race, but #111 LFA ended up with a busted suspension after a collision in the first corner.
Kevin · May 31st, 2011

Kyle Busch Caught Doing 128 mph in Lexus LFA

Apparently caught up in a perfect moment, Nascar driver Kyle Busch was clocked doing 128 mph in 4 5mph zone while driving a Lexus LFA in Troutman, North Carolina.
Kevin · May 24th, 2011

Brilliant Lexus LFA & IS-F Desktop Wallpaper

While going through Lexus UK's Flickr photos from their recent LFA/IS-F track meet, I came across this super-fantastic image that just had to be made into a desktop wallpaper.
Kevin · May 24th, 2011

Two Kids Discussing the Lexus LFA

After seeing the little boy giggling about the Lexus LFA’s exhaust sound in the recently featured Goodwood video, it brought to mind this funny clip of two kids talking about the Lexus supercar at the Toronto Auto Show: Kid 1: “This is awesome, but it’s not turbo.” Kid 2: “This is awesome!” Kid 1: “It’s …
Kevin · May 4th, 2011

Lexus LFA Hot Lap @ Grand Prix of Long Beach

Check out the wild point-of-view in this Lexus LFA lap at the Long Beach Grand Prix: I’m really digging that white lightning bolt wrap — it’s a perfect reminder of the LFA Nürburgring paint jobs. (Thanks Jim!)
Kevin · May 3rd, 2011

First British Lexus LFA Debuts at Goodwood

Lexus UK debuted the #016 LFA this weekend at the Goodwood Breakfast Club — here’s video from the event: Great reaction from the crowd — and what a beautiful color combination. Looking forward to seeing it more & more over the coming months (I’ve been told some track time is next on the list, and …
Kevin · May 3rd, 2011

Lexus LFA Official Pace Car of the Grand Prix Long Beach

The Lexus LFA will be the official pace car this weekend at the Toyota Grand Prix of Long Beach, and it’s been done up in a white & black wrap that looks straight from the Gazoo Racing Nürburgring LFAs. Scott Pruett will be the man behind the wheel — it’s bound to be a fun …
Kevin · April 15th, 2011

Lexus LFA Driver Development Program Video

Have to admit, it feels a little surreal linking to this Lexus-produced video of me attending the LFA Driver Development program — feels like I’ve broken the fourth wall: What a day this was — the first comment on the Youtube video page pretty much sums up how I feel. Have to thank everyone that …
Kevin · April 14th, 2011

A Lexus LFA Joy Ride with Inside Line

I was trying to wait until Inside Line concluded their Lexus LFA coverage this week before posting about their adventures, but there’s just been so many it’s been hard to keep track! The first thing I’ll link to is this video of their run up the Glendora Mountain Road in California — what a fantastic …
Kevin · April 14th, 2011

Lexus LFA Desktop Wallpaper: Through the Back Window

The next Lexus LFA wallpaper is this abstract photo of the Lexus LFA’s interior — I must have taken it through the back window: Select Resolution: 1920×1080 | 1680×1050 | 1440×900 | 1280×1024 | 1280×800 | 1024×768 I’ve never had my hands on a better steering wheel in my life, it felt like it was …
Kevin · April 13th, 2011

Lexus LFA Desktop Wallpaper: After the Rain

Now that my Lexus LFA article has been published at Lexus Magazine, I can share some of the photos I took in handy desktop wallpaper format. I’m going to post up one a day this week, starting with this moody shot: Select Resolution: 1920×1080 | 1680×1050 | 1440×900 | 1280×1024 | 1280×800 | 1024×768 The …
Kevin · April 11th, 2011

Edmunds Inside Line Spending a Week with the Lexus LFA

Starting today, the Edmunds Inside Line editors have the enviable task of driving the Lexus LFA for a full week road test, with plans to put the supercar through its paces on a California mountain road and make the trip to Las Vegas for a Wednesday night car meet. The IL editors will updating both …
Kevin · April 11th, 2011

Stunning HD Video of Lexus LFA in VLN 1 Nürburgring Race

While the Lexus LFA appearances are sporadic at best, this seven minute video from last week’s VLN series opener at Nürburgring is great viewing on quality alone: Whenever I see the LFA out on the track, I always startled by how futuristic it looks compared to the competition, and how it really doesn’t remind me …
Kevin · April 10th, 2011

More Photos of Lexus LFA in the VLN Season Opener

TLE Friend Thomas Biesenbach was kind enough to send over a few more photos of the white #111 Lexus LFA that took part in the VLN race season opener at the Nürburgring this past weekend (click any image for a larger image): I especially liked this one, here it is in some desktop dimensions: Select …
Kevin · April 4th, 2011

Lexus LFA Races in VLN Nürburgring Season Opener

A Gazoo Racing Lexus LFA took part in this weekend’s 4-hour VLN 1 race at the Nürburgring Nordschleife, with disappointing results. After finishing the 20th overall in qualifying (the fastest non-German car in the race), a run-in with a Porsche 911 took the team of Iida Akira, Kinoshita Takayuki & Ishiura Hiroaki out of main …
Kevin · April 3rd, 2011

Lexus LFA, Ferrari F430, Nissan GT-R & Porsche 911 Racing the Fuji Speedway

From the looks of this video, we can expect a Lexus LFA appearance on a future episode of Japan’s Best Motoring, where it will be competing against the Nissan GT-R, Porsche 911 GT3 & a Ferrari F430 on the Fuji Speedway — the very course that the LFA was named for. Watch the Video
Kevin · March 31st, 2011

A Look Underneath the Lexus LFA

For all the photos & video of the Lexus LFA, getting a glance at the underbody has been a rare event — that is, until McCall Lexus in Texas decided to raise up their first LFA delivery for a good look. Just like the rest of the exterior design, there’s a clear emphasis on aerodynamics …
Kevin · March 29th, 2011

Two More Lexus LFAs Arrive in the USA

Two more Lexus LFAs have arrived in the USA, and Flipside909 from Club Lexus was there to witness their arrival at the docks. Of special interest is the blue #047, which belongs to Club Lexus member, gengar, who has been one of the most active LFA owners in the Lexus community. Congratulations to both of …
Kevin · March 23rd, 2011