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.
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|released at||2009 4 Hours of Nürburgring|
|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|