Not bad for a vehicle that ended production in 2012. Lexus F SPORT vehicles offer upgraded performance components honed on the track, like sport-tuned suspensions, limited-slip rear differentials and aggressive race-inspired styling that simply cannot be ignored. Previous model year shown. The body and monocoque made extensive use of carbon fiber. Experience the fusion of exhilaration and distinction. Do not attempt. Previous model year shown. THE LFA. Do not attempt. We just really want another LFA. said those exact words back in February of this year, they sold out mere months after they were first announced. All of that is to say: If this rumor that Lexus will debut a second-generation LFA at the 2019 Tokyo Motor Show ends up to be true, we will be mightily pleased. And with the RC F Fuji Speedway Edition that touts a best-in-class power-to-weight ratio* and seamlessly accelerates from 0–60 mph in a mere 3.96 seconds,* it brings you closer to the raceway than ever. Of the total, 50 had the Nürburgring Package with a 10-horsepower (7.4-kilowatt) power boost, gearbox tweaks, and more carbon fiber pieces for the body. Through its nearly mile-long straightaway and twelve unforgiving corners, this is our proving ground for performance. Professional driver on a closed course. At this point, the company is still trying to get support for the model. Who cares! Speed with style. The LC's powerful 5.0-liter V8 engine produces a deep, satisfying exhaust note that refuses to be ignored. With the GS F, RC F, LC 500 and our highest expression of performance, the RC F Fuji Speedway Edition. We're not confident enough to call this a sure thing—the rumor appears on the Japanese website Response, along with a speculative rendering penned byJapanese art house Fogilo Design. The automaker delivered three units of the supercar in 2017 and two in 2018. Professional driver on a closed course. And it is from this world-renowned racetrack, and the silhouettes of the curves themselves, that our F line takes its name. Response's rendering, which you can see here, hints at styling that would echo the first-gen LFA's body-side air intakes and general profile, but with four-point LED headlights and boomerang DRLs as seen on the production 2017 Lexus LC 500. When you craft exhilaration with the same detail you craft luxury, you create the Lexus high performance line. The Lexus LFA has been out production for seven years, and yet the luxury automaker sold three new examples of its supercar in 2019. The most powerful sedan Lexus has ever crafted. You can see why they sold out mere months after they were first announced in 2010, even though it took until December of 2012 for Lexus to build the 500th and final example. But we hope it's real. Road & Track participates in various affiliate marketing programs, which means we may get paid commissions on editorially chosen products purchased through our links to retailer sites. After the success of the LFA, Lexus continues to craft its performance prowess, with two formidable Lexus RC F GT3 cars* at the IMSA WeatherTech® SportsCar Championship. The automaker's European boss even said those exact words back in February of this year. All of that is to say: If this rumor that Lexus will debut a second-generation LFA at the 2019 Tokyo Motor Show ends up to be true, we will be mightily pleased. Factoring in the three from 2019, there were still four LFAs left at the beginning of 2020. A special loom was invented to weave the carbon fiber, a digital tachometer was reimagined to capture the high revs, and drivers could choose everything, from the leather stitching to the color of the brake calipers. These seamlessly compatible parts have been track-developed and rigorously tested for a precise fit and finish on Lexus vehicles. Supposedly to debut in 2019, with the Tokyo Electric motor Present, the concept of ? Limited to just 500 models, this feat of engineering would also set the stage for all Lexus performance vehicles to follow. 2021 Lexus LFA Release Date And Price. Proven to transform the driving experience. Always selecting the optimal gear, it maximizes output from one of the most powerful naturally aspirated 5.0-liter V8 engines available. Options shown. A 10-speed Direct-Shift transmission, a first of its kind in the luxury category*, races through gears with lightning-quick precision. After more than a decade in development, the LFA set a new benchmark in performance. Professional driver on a closed course. Even if the car gets a green light for production, don't expect to see it for several years. Because Lexus is committed to pushing the limits of performance—to the extreme. So far, we've recorded impressive finishes at some of the most iconic courses across the country, and there will be more wins to come. According to the ever-clunky Google translation, Response hears from an unnamed European source that the next-gen LFA will have a 3.7-liter V8 and enough hybrid muscle to add up to 800 horsepower—a 240-horse bump over the first generation, despite the loss of two cylinders and 1100 cc of displacement. With a race-ready gauge cluster, 467 horsepower* and a top track speed of 168 mph,* it brings entirely new levels of exhilaration.