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Old 11-09-11, 12:25 PM   #1
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Default Lfa spotted in all places.... Costa rica

Spottted red LFA in San Jose Costa Rica, most people here no clue about Lexus let alone a LFA. I was driving when we saw it, he must of thought I was crazy at the way i was like..LOOK LOOK LFA! with my cousin and he didnt even know anything about that car and after i explained to him the details of the LFA as far as perfomace and price he was pretty surpriced...Roads here any filled with deep holes and the taxes paid are like 55% of the value of the car so this car is super rare since i havent seen any Ferraris or Lambos... I would love to know the owner to check the car out as well as see the the at the RTV here which is a car inspection plus smog.... Sorry, no pic

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Old 11-09-11, 04:56 PM   #2
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There is only one LFA in Costa Rica and it belongs to Javier Quiros who is/was a professional racer. He purchased one of the earliest LFAs to roll out of factory.

Here is him doing donuts when he took delivery of the LFA. It is not even broken in yet.

http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=3Ot5j-k1fwI
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Javier Quiros? im going to do some research to see ifi can find him ad check the car out, man that guy mst be balling paying the LFA plus taxes... most people in Costa Rica make like $800 to $1000 bucks a month, if you make $2000 your doing very well....
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sorry alex but no pic.....then it didnt happen

you get settled in down there? ever sell your car?
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sorry alex but no pic.....then it didnt happen

you get settled in down there? ever sell your car?
im kinda settle down but the more time i spend here the more i dont like it.... third world mentality all the way....
as far as my car, some **** went down and i guess my step father sold it for 3000 which is nuts and i didnt even knowhe was going to sell it... talk about someone getting a good deal

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Old 11-14-11, 01:58 AM   #6
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what? 3k OMFG i would be pissed....with the BBK and everything on it still?
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what? 3k OMFG i would be pissed....with the BBK and everything on it still?

yeah everything, rims, BBK brakes,hood, fluidyne radiator,lsd,torque converter, zapco custom stereo, the whole car. i got dicked over..

So whats a LFA going for these days? man in costa rica taxes are 55% of the value of the car...
i guess that guy owns a toyota dealership here, i hope his cool enough if i go there and talk about the car maybe i can check it out
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May I just say wow your step dad is a ****.

Anyway, Yeah J.Quiroz owns the Biggest Toyota dealership there. He's also a personal friend of Mr. Toyoda (went to school with him) and He raced the Gazoo LFA at the nurburgring.
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May I just say wow your step dad is a ****.

Anyway, Yeah J.Quiroz owns the Biggest Toyota dealership there. He's also a personal friend of Mr. Toyoda (went to school with him) and He raced the Gazoo LFA at the nurburgring.

yeah my step dad didnt have much of an idea of what the car had, i was going to go back to the states to part it out but then i was told by my mother that he sold it... oh well....
wow thats alot power, now i guess it makes sence....
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does anyone know if he is a club lexus member?
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That's a beautiful country. When I lived in Mexico, I use to travel to San Jose and saw a few Lexuses here and there. Glad to see he's enjoy this fine machine.
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yeah everything, rims, BBK brakes,hood, fluidyne radiator,lsd,torque converter, zapco custom stereo, the whole car. i got dicked over..
i would go slap him....do you know who bought it?

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does anyone know if he is a club lexus member?
i dont think so...i think (but im not sure) only 2 lfa owners are members. one is gengar and i dont recall the other one
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I dont know, but the more i look at the LFA and other cars i dont think its worth the money... I think its like the soul of a Lexus and the soul of like a Lambo. Its like comparing the soul of Justin Timberlake to Ray Charles...
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Old 11-17-11, 12:37 PM   #14
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Javier Quiros heads Toyota distribution in Costa Rica. As I understand it, Quiros was always into cars. He met and became good friends with Akio Toyoda when they were college classmates. He has done a lot of racing with Gazoo and the LFA at the Nürburgring.

I've been told by Lexus execs that Quiros was (by far) the first person to "order" an LFA, as he told Akio Toyoda that he would buy one - long before any concept was even finalized, much less green-lighted for production.
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Javier Quiros heads Toyota distribution in Costa Rica. As I understand it, Quiros was always into cars. He met and became good friends with Akio Toyoda when they were college classmates. He has done a lot of racing with Gazoo and the LFA at the Nürburgring.

I've been told by Lexus execs that Quiros was (by far) the first person to "order" an LFA, as he told Akio Toyoda that he would buy one - long before any concept was even finalized, much less green-lighted for production.

Good info to know, i might see if i can get intouch with him and see if i can check the LFA.... Im sure he takes it out to the track from time to time...
Gengar, Does the LFA have thing that other exotics we all know doesn t have?
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