You may recognize this car form back in 2005 at the Detroit Auto Show, where Toyota’s Jim Press unveiled the Lexus LF-A. It was, at the time, truly a concept car. Now they have a new version out and reports of spy cars are coming in from all over, and we were lucky enough to see it at the 2007 Chicago Auto Show. The interior has changed and is very close to what it will look like come production. As you can see the car itself has morphed into a more realistic production vehicle. Its sharp lines and aggressive stance make it look like it will very easily tear up its competition, and why not?
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The LF-A is rumored to have a V-10 5L engine and be able to pump out 500 horsepower and its sleek design helps it reach a top speed of 200mph. Its front mid-engine placement plus its rear-mounted transaxle and radiators are its contributing factors to its great weight distribution. It will be competing with the Lamborghini Gallardo and Porsche Carrera GT. But don’t be getting too worked up about it just yet, its estimated price will be over $100,000 and wont even be in production until sometime in 2008-2009; that is if they get the green light.
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