Lexus Magazine has a new feature on the man responsible for leading the LFA Works manufacturing team, Shigeru Yamanaka: Shigeru Yamanaka, manufacturing manager at the LFA Works, sums it up with characteristic precision: “We are actually a Takumi team.” Within Lexus, a Takumi—literally, “artisan”—is one of the 10 to 12 top guns of manufacturing. To […]
The Lexus LFA website has been updated to include a very important milestone — the manufacturing of the very first production LFA: December 15th, 2010. The production of the Lexus LFA begins at the Motomachi Factory LFA Plant. The LFA will be produced by a total of 170 people including the CFRP (Carbon Fiber Reinforced […]
Here’s a quirky Lexus LFA feature from Autoweek Magazine, featuring Scott Pruett really hooning it up behind the wheel: Amazing to think of all the miles Scott has put on these LFA prototypes — after all that tough work, it’s good to see him having a little fun on the job. (Thanks RollaXRS!)
The press days at the Detroit Auto Show are in full swing, and Lexus has gone all out with their exhibit, which includes a massive 5,000-ft LED display — here’s the Fox Marketing LS 600hL illuminated by the light: Of course, the centerpiece of the Lexus display is the orange LFA, and Auto Evolution has […]
Here’s a couple live shots of the insanely detailed Autoart Lexus LFA 1/18 scale model: Just fantastic — can’t wait for this model to go on sale. Update: TLE commenter primatives has discovered that a yellow Autoart LFA will also be available — at least in Australia.
This video of the Lexus LFA going full-throttle is so loud, I recommend turning down your speakers: Total aural madness — is there another supercar out there that sounds as good as the LFA? (Thanks Dude!)