LFA is a sports coupe model developed and manufactured by Lexus. This model was showcased in North American International Auto Show. This model is available in two body styles which include two door coupe and two door roadster. National base price of 2012 Lexus LFA is around $ 375, 000 which excludes destination charges. 2012 model will be mated with V-10 engine. This engine is capable of presenting tremendous power and amazing performance. This sportier vehicle faces some tough competition from Porsche 911, Aston Martin DBS, Nissan GT-R, Audi R8, Benz SLS AMG, Lamborghini Gallardo and Ferrari 599.
Trim Levels and Accessories:
Lexus LFA is a 2 seater sports vehicle available in only one trim level. Some of the standard accessories installed in this model include carbon ceramic brakes, heated seats with eight way power adjustable, dual zone automatic climate control system, alloy wheels, xenon head lamps, faux suede upholstery, Bluetooth connectivity, head lamp washers, summer tires, tilt and telescopic steering column, audio system with 12 speakers, AUX-IN pin, 6 CD chargers and I-Pod or USB interface. This model can also be installed with navigation system with voice commands, rear view camera and Mark Levinson stereo system, all these accessories are packed in Configuration 2 package. Configuration 3 package will be included with voice commands, emergency telematics, real time traffic updates for navigation system and special exterior and interior shades are available.
Lexus LFA can also be installed with Nurburing package which include larger spoilers, fixed rear wings, quicker shift times and special wheels.
Engine and Specifications:
2012 Lexus LFA will be mounted with 4.8 L capacity V-10 engine. This powertrain is capable of generating 552 HP of power and 354 lb-ft of torque. Engine of this model will be mated with six speed automatic gear transmission with four modes like auto, Normal, Sport and wet and rear wheel drive channel. This model is capable of reaching 60 MPH mark within 3.6 seconds.
- Engine type: gas
- Engine size: 4.8 L
- Cam type: DOHC
- Cylinders: V-10
- Valve timing: Variable
- Valves: 40
- Horsepower: 552 HP at 8700 RPM
- Torque: 354 ft-lbs at 6800 RPM
- Turning circle: 39.4 feet
Interior cabin of this model is installed with latest instruments. Dashboard of this model is completely digitized and installed with smart electronic interfaces. Entire interior is hand built and each and every part is checked carefully and installed. This vehicle offers comfortable driving position and even taller drivers can accommodate easily. Overall seat of this model is packed with soft fabric which improves the comfort. Some of the front seat features include 8 way passenger and driver seat adjustability, height adjustable driver and passenger seats, heating feature and sporty leather fabric.
Some of the standard safety accessories installed in this model include all wheel antilock brake system, xenon headlamps, stability control, tire pressure monitoring system, electronic brake force distribution, traction control, emergency brake assist, side mounted airbags and head light washers.