Jump to content

MyCarForum Logo
Search
Magnifying glass

SEARCH

1

Is Lexus working on an LFA successor?

By FaezClutchless on 16 Apr 2012

Attached Image

The Lexus LFA is most definitely the first Japanese exotic supercar. Produced with a limited run of only 500 the car is Filled with incredible automotive technology and at almost S$1.25million, is an extremely expensive Toyota. Only a handful was brought into Singapore (around four units, if I am not wrong), and even if you have the cash to buy one, you probably would not get the chance to own one due to its scarcity.

Attached Image

But donít fret because rumours are, Lexus is working on a successor. The alleged rumour was stated by a senior Toyota executive and also mentioned the car to be more exotic, powerful and expensive than the current LFA.

But why would the company want to build a car that is more powerful and more expensive than the LFA? The LFA took almost a decade to develop and a lot of money and resources were spent during the developmental stages. You could say, Lexus already has the technical knowledge and expertise after manufacturing the LFA but really, why is there a need for another exotic supercar after just one year plus?

A possibility is the attention and sales success brought upon by the LFA. These two factors are enough to release another exotic model. It is hard not to think that the recent unveiling of the LF-LC Concept at the 2012 Detroit Auto Show could be Lexusí next exotic supercar since talk about it going into production stirred shortly after.

The LF-LC Concept features a hybrid engine, and is possible that Lexus might go down the same route as Porsche did with their 918 Spider-hybrid technology that offers supercar performance. If Lexus does come up with a successor to the LFA, we might not see it pretty soon because considering the time it took to develop the LFA; the successor might take at least three to five years.

As for now, both Toyota and Lexus have not commented on the the alleged rumours.

super cars, other news, japan and 9 more...

Viewed: 1,178 times

Related Blog Posts
FaezClutchless
Written by FaezClutchless
Some say that his blood is actually RON98 petrol and some say that his right foot weighs over 20kg. But all that we know about Faez is that he loves to drive and is a JDM enthusiast.



  • 1
Comelygirls Apr 17 2012 01:07 PM
We(Our Email: comelygirls@hotmail.com) also provide Cheap brand goods For Women, such as Womens work high heels, brassiere, ladies handbags, hair straightening curl conair swimsuits for women,womens sandals,womens slipper. Order your Womens brand goods now. Buy Cheap Kids brand shoes here, Kids brand clothes and hairdress goods Kids are on cheap sale, go and buy your nice goods Kids. Authentic Quality & Package, Free Shipping & Customs,1 Week Delivery To Your Door !
Please contact us(comelygirls@hotmai.com), we can give you free shipping fee service, come on and choose the new style of CL work high heels, women flats, you will find our Brand Footwear are really comfortable for your feet, 30-50% discount shoes are waiting for you ! Other Style, are also sale in our Justin Bieber Shoes Online Store. Have a nice shopping trip in our Women Shop online store, there are more surprises waiting for you !
http://www.comelygir...cate/108.1.html
http://www.comelygir.../cate/98.1.html
http://www.comelygir.../cate/86.1.html
http://www.comelygir...cate/100.1.html
http://www.comelygir.../cate/96.1.html
Our Email: comelygirls@hotmail.com
  • 1
 
Car Makes

Please select a car make

Facebook Likes
   Featured Blog Post
Photo
The guide, while not mandatory, comes amid rising car complaints, mainly about defects. It is dev...
POPULAR BLOG POSTS
Photo
An updated version of the Mitsubishi ASX(Known there as the Outlander Sport)with lightly revised...
Photo
Feel like having your McLaren 570GT as light as possible? McLaren's new feather wrap option i...
Photo
ComfortDelGro rolls out fixed flat fares next week and similar to times in the mid-1950, commuter...
Photo
The Honda Civic Si was recently unveiled and will go on sale in America next month. It will sit...
Photo
Car buyers will have fewer Certificates of Entitlement (COEs) to bid for in the next three-month...
   Lifestyle Articles