Video: Lexus LF-A Nurburgring Edition takes on the Eclipse 500 Jet

It’s not hard to have an ego about yourself if you’re a supercar. You belong to that elite class that represents the fastest and most powerful cars in the world. Naturally, you feel like you can take on just about any challenge that comes your way, even if said challenge involves a plane.

The Lexus LF-A Nürburgring Edition found out firsthand what happens when you decide that all comers are worthy opponents. In this video, the Japanese supercar went toe to toe – tire to wing, if you want to get specific – with an Eclipse 500 business jet.

Not one to lack in confidence, the Scott Pruett-driven LF-A went about and handled its business pretty impressively, beating the Eclipse 500 Jet by 2.1 seconds after posting a time of 56 seconds.

Of course, circumstances - like the jet’s steep bank turn on the last leg - might have caused some variables in this race to change. Be that as it may, the Eclipse 500 still had a 150 mph head start compared to the LF-A starting the race idle.

Now we need to see how the Lexus supercar handles its business against an F-22.


for jenny and marry: they never did anything like this before and IS-F wouldn’t be a good choice.

Lexus’ characteristics:luxury, elegance and performance.

I’ve been a Lexus fan for almost 5 years. They never disappoint me.

i think it was isf... i think, not sure

didn’t lexus do something similar with the LFA? Or am confusing?

awesome, super cool idea!!!!

if i drive a car that is a head turner from the start why try and hide it with a white paint?

men and their childish ideas .. I guess, because the idea of such competitions can only come from their minds

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