This video contains raw footage shot on the iPhone of a press ride I was given by the good people at Toyota in the race specification Lexus LF-A. I still can’t believe how poised and balanced this thing was at Fuji Speedway and I don’t think it was being driven slowly. They say the times this car makes are even faster than the quickest GT500 cars! Read more
I was at Fuji today to cover a behind-the-scenes filming of the latest Hot Version DVD when late in the day and from out of nowhere, 2 bright and shiny Lexus LFA’s appeared from the other end of the pit-lane… Read more
This is another remix by Red Bull video magician Dave Oshima, who has managed to capture the essence of the screaming LF-A V10 in all its symphonic glory! And 7tune was there, first in line, to experience the brutality. Check it out after the jump! Read more
In a tragic news story over night, legendary Toyota test driver, and the Godfather of the LF-A supercar Hiromu Naruse died in mysterious circumstances when the Nurburgring special edition LF-A he was driving suddenly veered into oncoming traffic and ploughed head on into a BMW 5 series carrying 2 BMW test drivers. Read more
[singlepic id=3806 w=587 h=392 float=center]Rounding out the Toyota Motor Sports Festival of 2009, I’ve just picked out a few more photos that I thought summed up the event nicely.
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Full event report from this year’s Toyota Motor Sports Festival held at Fuji Speedway.
The new Lexus LFA is all about numbers, some of them truly mind numbing, depending on your angle and inclination.
I’m not going to lie to you. The 2009 Tokyo Motor Show was a pretty big letdown punctuated by pockets of expectation and amazement.
Back in May the Lexus LF-A was once again spotted at the Nürburgring sporting some extra coverings to hide an obvious redesign of some key areas, notably the front bumper and side air intakes around the quarter windows. Here’s what Holiday Auto think the LF-A will look like when it’s shown at the Tokyo Motor Show later this year.
Lexus will once again enter its LF-A prototype sports car in the 24 Hour Nürburgring endurance race on 21st – 24th May. The car will feature new race livery and more sponsorship from Gazoo (Automotive website produced by Toyota) and other racing-spec safety equipment and aero parts. Mechanically the car will differ little from last year although we’re told the whole car has been retuned for better performance. Read more