2009 Lexus LF-A Nürburgring

2009 Lexus LF-A Nürburgring
TOYOTA _ LF-A 24h Race 2009 NG _ Photoshooting _ Mendig Airbase _ Dat. 17. Mai 2009

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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In Detail

typeRacing Car
released at2009 4 Hours of Nürburgring
positionFront-Mid, Longitudinal
displacement4805 cc / 293.22 in³
power372.9 kw / 500 bhp
specific output104.06 bhp per litre
bhp/weight357.14 bhp per tonne
body / frameCarbon Fiber Reinforced Plastic Body
front tiresBridgestone 305/30R20
rear tiresBridgestone 305/30R20
curb weight1400 kg / 3087 lbs
length4530 mm / 178.3 in
width1880 mm / 74.0 in
height1220 mm / 48.0 in
transmissionPaddle shift style sequential MT