Lexus LFA racer image tweeted by driver Akira Iida


A small group of engineers have designed and developed the Lexus LFA. Their aim was to develop a super car. This car will have those advanced features that no other car developed by Lexus had till date. It will possess the most advanced transmission techniques. Very high quality equipments have been used in the car and the design is also very superior. They have taken great care of the different aspects like comfort, feel, look, safety, driving experience and speed.
It has a V8 engine with a capacity of 4.8 liter. The red line is shown at 9000 RPM. It has a 6 speed auto transmission. The gearbox is of sequential type. The maximum that the engine can produce is 552 BHP and torque is 480 Nm. The car can achieve a top speed of 202 mph. It has the capability of touching 62 mph in just 3.7 seconds. Carbon Fiber Reinforced Plastic has been used in the exterior of the car to keep the weight low. Carbon Ceramic Material brakes have been used to attain the maximum speed. This edition of the car is limited. The engine sound of the car matches with those of the formula one cars. The steering of the car is made with carbon fiber. The driver can take sharp turns confidently due to this. To ensure safety the car has been equipped with crash boxes at the front and rear end. There are air bags for both the driver and the passengers. Additional airbags have been also installed to protect the driver’s knee. The side impact protection ensures more safety.


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