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Old 26th March 2009, 21:13   #1
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Default Finally: Lexus LF-A production version coming to Tokyo


The Toyota/Lexus LF-A has been a lot like a soap opera: there are a lot of interesting plot lines, but its taken it a while to go anywhere.
We first saw the LF-A Concept at the Detroit show in 2005, then in 2007 Lexus brought the updated LF-A Sports Car, and then Lexus cut off the roof last year with the LF-A Roadster. Then rumors of its demise started popping up. But just as we thought the car was dead, Toyota pulls it out for a track day at Fuji and announces it will be a racecar.
Finally it seems our saga will come to an end. In an effort to boost the ailing Tokyo Auto Salon, Toyota will show off the production version of the Lexus LF-A at the show this October. Will it have the 480+ hp V10 engine? Will it go into full production? Will it be a car ready for the streets or a track-only job?
Hopefully some questions will be answered at the Tokyo show, but hey, this is the LF-A people, just be glad there is even a morsel of info.
As an added bonus, Toyota’s second biggest mystery, the Subaru-based next Celica may also make an appearance at the show. But depending on who can be believed, this project may be ready for 2010
or already stillborn.
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I somehow never like the styling of Japanese sports cars. This one's ugly too.
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This is a really nice scoop.In this picture the lines are not too flattering.But LF-A really looks good.I hope too see it in production soon.
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The concept was better.
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