A short while ago, Top Speed announced that the production version of the Lexus LF-A super car will make its official debut this October at the Tokyo Auto Salon, and that potential Lexus super car owners would be able to start placing orders shortly thereafter. Fortunately for collectors, the Japanese automaker is limiting the production of their V10 powered super car to just 500 units, with 120 of them headed for their domestic market.

When the LF-A does hit showrooms, don’t expect to call it an LF-A, instead the Japanese luxury car maker is going to adopt the GT moniker "in order to express the car’s character." The GT name will be combined with some iteration of the car’s 550 HP maximum output. So it will most likely be called the Lexus GT550, it would be nice for the Toyota subsidiary to bring back the Supra name, but maybe that will happen later on. So just remember, when you go to the dealership to place your order, don’t ask for an LF-A.

The first deliveries of Lexus’s super car will be made next summer.

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Source: BestCar

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3 comments:

  (12) posted on 06.1.2009

the GT name can never be overused. Each company should have its own GT, since it simply stands for Grand Tourer.

AK47  (1024) posted on 05.27.2009

500hp, 5L V10. Thats 110hp/L. This engine should scare the hell out of BMW and Honda. Looks like Toyota is taking its first supercar very seriously.

AK47  (421) posted on 05.25.2009

I am wondering if this car can really match up the GT-R Spec, but don’t you feel that GT name have been overly used?

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