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Old 09-24-10, 03:18 PM   #2611
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Could be another repaint. Unless we see otherwise I believe you. Do you think it's the white one that was previously the matte black one?
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Old 09-24-10, 03:26 PM   #2612
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Could be another repaint. Unless we see otherwise I believe you. Do you think it's the white one that was previously the matte black one?
I'll make a phone call and find out if it was repainted.

I know the "White" one needed an interior refresh badly and it was scheduled for it...

Maybe they figured since "Summer" was officially over, they would ditch the White and make it a darker color..

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This is the "Pearl White" one and it has now been repainted "Pearl Gray"



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^Nice. They should repaint it with a different official color every other week so that we have a chance to sample all 28 of them (can't wait for the pink one). Cheaper than building 28 prototypes in different colors for sure.
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nice. when i saw the white interior i immediate thought of the matte black (then white)
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I'm thinking they've got plenty of prototypes and what they do is just add the production body to it. The prototypes aren't full production units, but the late ones were pretty much close to it, or production ready? Spy shots from the ring could show you that they were very close to production spec even at this time last year. If the yellow one which is prototype #14 is the latest, that means it having over 2000miles already should be at least a couple months old. I donno for sure, but I would assume these things are at leas a few months old before they even hit the streets for demo purposes.
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How do we find out about LFA events here in SoCal?
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More info points towards Lexus in GT1 next season. The latest round at Portugal saw Toyota/Lexus officials there. http://speedhunters.com/archive/2010...g-algarve.aspx here's a quote from the END of the page;

Rod: The Algarve track marshals didn't seem to mind though... BTW m8 did you notice the Toyota people hanging around the press area?... I am praying they commit the LFA to the GT1 series next year! I need to hear than singing V10 in person... especially in GT1 spec!

Jonathan: The marshals had it tough: there were very few huts for them to shelter from the sun. Marshals are the unsung heroes of motorsport! But yes, a Toyota would be most welcome: though for me I'd prefer something a bit more 'real' than the LFA. We'll see what is conjured up in the next six months! There could be some exciting things coming in GT1!
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How do we find out about LFA events here in SoCal?
lol, have good relationship with certain people?

but seriously, knowing people and talk to sales is a good start.

i was informed of the lfa event (the gray one above) at lexus of glendale early this month. too bad i couldn't make the drive all the way up there
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Audi R8 V10 the deprived step-child:


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More info points towards Lexus in GT1 next season. The latest round at Portugal saw Toyota/Lexus officials there. http://speedhunters.com/archive/2010...g-algarve.aspx here's a quote from the END of the page;

Rod: The Algarve track marshals didn't seem to mind though... BTW m8 did you notice the Toyota people hanging around the press area?... I am praying they commit the LFA to the GT1 series next year! I need to hear than singing V10 in person... especially in GT1 spec!

Jonathan: The marshals had it tough: there were very few huts for them to shelter from the sun. Marshals are the unsung heroes of motorsport! But yes, a Toyota would be most welcome: though for me I'd prefer something a bit more 'real' than the LFA. We'll see what is conjured up in the next six months! There could be some exciting things coming in GT1!

A bit more real?



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For starters the CL of Southern California section right here on Club Lexus.

There have been two public events just in the past 2 months at Local dealerships...
Lexus of Westminster & Longo Lexus

and then the 3rd one the other day at Lexus of Glendale. (which I missed)

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but seriously, knowing people and talk to sales is a good start.

i was informed of the lfa event (the gray one above) at lexus of glendale early this month. too bad i couldn't make the drive all the way up there
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I guess he's meaning more 'real world' or 'obtainable'. Which is a laugh because the Maserati it's to replace isn't even for sale any longer! lol The guy is just biased it seems. It'd be welcome, BUT... when you see a but there's reason to suspect he's not keen on seeing another limited edition car or he just doesn't think another Japanese make is any good, something...

good vid rolla... "forget the audi" haha, the best thing I heard besides that exhaust note in that video. Tanner was talking about the top speed run, I didn't hear him clearly though, too much other noise in the vid.

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I guess he's meaning more 'real world' or 'obtainable'. Which is a laugh because the Maserati it's to replace isn't even for sale any longer! lol The guy is just biased it seems. It'd be welcome, BUT... when you see a but there's reason to suspect he's not keen on seeing another limited edition car or he just doesn't think another Japanese make is any good, something...

Forget no longer on sale, when it **was** on sale (it pre-sold) if I'm not mistaken, less than 60 were built TOTAL. This is GT1, if anywhere these cars should be racing is here. He can suck it.
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