2009 Lexus LF-A Nürburgring

Ahead of the production debut, Lexus have prepared two of their upcoming supercar for the upcoming Nürburgring 24-Hour race. Akio Toyoda, Toyota’s Executive Vice President will be driving a stint in one of the cars.

In preparation for the event, the first LF-A racecar was tested at the Nürburgring 4-Hour race in April 2009. The sole car won its VLN1 class.

At the 24-Hour race, two teams known as Team Gazoo I and Team Gazoo II have nearly identical cars, weighing in at 1400 kg and powered by a 4805cc V10. Joining them is Team Gazoo III in a specially prepared Lexus IS-F.

Story by Supercars.net

In Detail

type Racing Car
released at 2009 4 Hours of Nürburgring
engine V10
position Front-Mid, Longitudinal
displacement 4805 cc / 293.22 in³
power 372.9 kw / 500 bhp
specific output 104.06 bhp per litre
bhp/weight 357.14 bhp per tonne
body / frame Carbon Fiber Reinforced Plastic Body
front tires Bridgestone 305/30R20
rear tires Bridgestone 305/30R20
curb weight 1400 kg / 3087 lbs
length 4530 mm / 178.3 in
width 1880 mm / 74.0 in
height 1220 mm / 48.0 in
transmission Paddle shift style sequential MT

 

 

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