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Old 06-29-12, 01:41 PM   #76
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I'd probably be bankrupted and divorced if I did that. However if this AD-A become reality, then I would try to swing it. Maybe I should back out of my order now just in case...
oh come on gr, i won't believe you "only" have liquid asset of 800k and spending half of it on the lfa. stop being humble

but on the other hand, i guess they just need to make sure the ad-a doesn't cost twice as much as the regular lfa. if that's the case and if they are willing to tell you more info now, i say you should consider

on the other hand though, you said if you give up your allocation in canada now, someone will scoop that up like that. but if you do that now and they end up not doing ad-a, that means you will have no choice but get one of the lfa already built and available in the US (assume all sold by then)? i would think you lose a lot of specific customizations that you like
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I apologize for hijacking the thread.
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gr, if you can get out of your order and get a guaranteed slot for the ad-a, or whatever it is called, I would encourage you to swing it.
Thanks for the encouragement, I have set the first part in motion. Fingers crossed.

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oh come on gr, i won't believe you "only" have liquid asset of 800k and spending half of it on the lfa. stop being humble
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Don't believe everything you've read on the internet
Also, I've heard that good divorce lawyers can really clean you out of all assets, not just half.
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I apologize for hijacking the thread.


Thanks for the encouragement, I have set the first part in motion. Fingers crossed.



Don't believe everything you've read on the internet
Also, I've heard that good divorce lawyers can really clean you out of all assets, not just half.
lol, sorry for poking you, but if anything i am excited if you can move on to lfa ad-a

"first part in motion", what's the first part? getting out of your order?
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lol, sorry for poking you, but if anything i am excited if you can move on to lfa ad-a

"first part in motion", what's the first part? getting out of your order?
I think that means gr is trying to pry more details out of Lexus regarding the AD-A.

My guess is, Lexus is going remain tight lipped and not say anything about the AD-A until the reveal happens. They might even pretend to be oblivious about it.
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The downside of getting a US car is you would lose the resale protection you were offered ( being able to sell back to them at list) you have in Canada
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Rominl was right, the first part was that I gave Lexus the green light to go ahead with the new buyer. Since I had inquired about switching to an US LFA a couple of weeks back, the buyer was ready to go. I guess now I am risking not being able to get the right color combination if I had to go after a resale unit. AD-A or bust, are you listening Lexus ?
I did also try to pry some info on the AD-A without success.

S2000, I'd never planned on taking advantage of that verbal offer made a couple of years ago anyways.
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Old 06-30-12, 10:12 PM   #82
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A new video with a green Lexus LFA AD-A, but this time notice the exhaust routing is where it is normally in LFA and LFA NE

This basically confirms it is merely a Lexus LFA with the most extreme interpretation Lexus could come up with packing probably 600+ HP from the same 4.8 Liter V10.

There seems to be a lot of anticipation and hype over this car on the internet. I hope Lexus comes out with a big bang on this.

My biggest wish and desire is Lexus is the first brand in the world to extract 130 HP/Liter from this amazing production engine (I know it is wishful thinking).


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interesting coz' the rear radiator cover and exhaust / diffuser look pretty different from the sky blue one
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The color isn't that bad. Its interesting but I like it.
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This basically confirms it is merely a Lexus LFA with the most extreme interpretation Lexus could come up with packing probably 600+ HP from the same 4.8 Liter V10.
Anything to back that statement up? As for the video, it could very well be a standard NBR edition.
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Anything to back that statement up? As for the video, it could very well be a standard NBR edition.
Only based on what Auto Zeitung Germany had reported.

p.s. The side decals say 'AD-B' so it is definitely not a standard Nurbugring edtion.
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12k rev version ?
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Lexusenthusiast.com is reporting no official plans for an LFA special edition.

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“These LFA units spotted at Nürburgring are one-off vehicles developed by the TMC technical division, and are currently being tested for technical purposes only,” Etienne Plas, senior manager of product communications for Lexus Europe, told me via email, “We have no plans to produce and sell any new special edition of the LFA.”
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My biggest wish and desire is Lexus is the first brand in the world to extract 130 HP/Liter from this amazing production engine (I know it is wishful thinking).
The current regular 458 Italia already makes 126 hp / L, the Scuderia/challenge version that is just around the corner will most likely exceed 130 hp / L.

Lexus better hurry.
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