2012 Lexus LFA Review and Price
Lexus is one of the starred brands from Toyota Motors that strike the class of luxury cars. Toyota itself is another name of trust and a ruling name in the minds of car enthusiasts. This trend is being followed by its Lexus division by offering the refreshed model of Lexus LFA with in-built luxury features. The newest luxury coupe with sporty looks would be tagged as 2012 Lexus LFA.
The hand crafted sleek design of 2012 Lexus LFA offers stylish look to the two door coupe. The styling of the coupe is a resemblance of Japanese beauty. The company has set its target of production upto 500 units and each unit would be crafted according to the order placed by its customer. As the coupe would be assembles manually with lot of dedication, it is certain to offer a royal drive to the passengers. The architecture stands with pride on the entire length of 177.4 in and the wheel base of 102.6 in and the width of 74.6 in. The curb weight of vehicle is estimated to be 3500 pounds with the weight distribution of 42 percent towards front and 58 percent towards rear. Additionally three exhausts would be mounted towards the rear.
The refreshed model of 2012 Lexus LFA has a front located engine. Its assembly is a pack of smooth moving accessories which is comprised of 4.8 liter and V10 displacement. The cylinders are associated with 40 valves, 4 valves mated with each cylinder. The flow of fuel is controlled and monitored by its latest DOHC technology. This uniquely featured mechanical assembly is expected to generate 553 horsepower at 8700 rpm with a torque of 354 pound feet at 6800 rpm. The engine is designed to work on six speed gearbox with automatic manual transmission. This sequentially automated gearbox is a single clutch unit. Using this assembly the coupe gives the acceleration from zero to 60 miles per hour in not more than 3.5 seconds. The chassis of this vehicle is crafted with the use of CFRP (Carbon Fiber Reinforced Plastic). Due to its lighter weight the vehicle’s acceleration is further improved.
This mechanical assembly is adopted by 2012 Lexus LFA to offer enhanced fuel economy as it is the major concern of today’s buyer class. With this mechanical pack the luxury coupe runs to offer better performance with the mileage of 14 mpg in urban streets and the mileage of 20 mpg on highways.
Except the standard 3 lock seat belts and a range of airbags, the limited production of 2012 Lexus LFA would be attributed with four way antiskid and traction control mechanism to offer firm grip in slippery condition where the chance of vehicle sliding is more. The stylish cabin would be the combination of dual tone leather crafts and aluminium. The dashboard would come added with high standard music system, climate control system and premium standard navigation system. The lap time button and a shift point indicator gauge control are mounted on steering wheel to offer added convenience.