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Old 06-25-12, 11:00 AM   #1
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Default Lexus LFA “Special Edition” Prototype Spied (testing new 5.3L V10)

Gmotors posted an article on this. More pictures in link

http://www.gmotors.co.uk/news/lexus-...d-on-the-ring/

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Lexus LFA “Special Edition” Prototype Spied On The ‘Ring

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Lexus LFA production run of 500 units is almost sold out, but there is always room for special editions. Lexus is very likely going to introduce a new special edition of their LFA supercar that is currently being tested at the Nürburgring.

At first the prototype looks similar to the Nürburgring Edition with its big rear wing, but at closer inspection you will notice a carbon fibre bonnet with new air intake, carbon fibre roof, new never before seen bright colour and at the rear the three middle exhausts are replaced with double exhaust tips under the rear lights. There is also a new rear diffusor.

The Nürburgring Edition package had an engine output increased by 10bhp to 562bhp and faster shifts in the six-speed sequential transmission.

We don’t know what Lexus will call this special edition LFA, but we expect to see it at a major car show end of this year or in early 2013.
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Old 06-25-12, 11:03 AM   #2
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That looks hideous.
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Very cool. I look forward to hearing more about the specs. Maybe we'll see something in Tokyo this year?
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wonder if this is the lfa2 ppl rumored about
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I can not wait to hear more about this.
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Utterly superb...love flashy colors on exotics...

The LFA has done WONDERS for both Lexus and Toyota. Thank you.
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wonder if this is the lfa2 ppl rumored about
That didn't even cross my mind. Maybe that's just a test mule and not a special edition?
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They should make it happen, people gonna buy them all!
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This is the TMG edition

Funny to see they reverse the Scuderia's exhaust tips arrangement
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That is very odd indeed...


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I love the color
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love it. love it. love it.... best yet
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Ahhhh Sky Blue! I was waiting for this color! It was my favourite fantasy config color of choice when configurator went live!
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So with that exhaust set up are they finally admitting all those vents in the back are useless? Or did they somehow figured out a way to keep the trunk extra cool, you know so your small sized luggage bag cramed in there don't overheat.
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I am digging that color
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