Super Street Network

 |   |   |  Lexus LFA Nürburgring Package UPDATE - Web Exclusive
Subscribe to the Free
Newsletter

Lexus LFA Nürburgring Package UPDATE - Web Exclusive

Lexus has released more information ahead of its Geneva Auto Show debut.

Feb 23, 2011

We have already previewed the Lexus LFA with Nürburgring Package in the News pages at www.eurotuner.com, but now the manufacturer has released more information ahead of its Geneva Auto Show debut.

Eurp_1102_01_o+lexus_lfa_nurburgring_package_update+front_shot.jpg.jpg Photo 2/10   |   Lexus LFA Nürburgring Package UPDATE - Web Exclusive

The car has been built to celebrate the LFA’s hat-trick of class wins at the Nürburgring 24 Hour race. It includes an array of aerodynamic features, suspension adjustments and revisions to the 4.8-liter V10 engine that give the supercar a more track-focused profile. Shown in public for the first time at the Geneva motor show, the performance option is available on just 50 of the 500 cars that will be built. These versions will be crafted during 2012, the second full year of LFA production.

To sharpen the car’s circuit performance further, the Nürburgring Package introduces modifications and additions to several key carbon fiber-reinforced plastic (CFRP) components to increase downforce at high speed. These include a larger front spoiler, fin-type side spoilers, a canard fin and a fixed rear wing.

Eurp_1102_02_o+lexus_lfa_nurburgring_package_update+front_passenger_side.jpg.jpg Photo 3/10   |   Lexus LFA Nürburgring Package UPDATE - Web Exclusive

To ensure the LFA maintains its 0-62mph acceleration time of 3.7-second, in spite of the increased drag, the V10 engine has been revised to increase maximum power by 10hp to 562hp. Shift times in the six-speed sequential transmission are just 0.15 seconds. In terms of handling modifications, the package features suspension tuning and a 10mm reduction in ride height. Exclusive mesh-type wheels are introduced, fitted with high-grip tires.

Exterior color choices are restricted to matte black, black, white or orange, with interiors finished in black and red, black and purple and all-black. Cars delivered in Europe will feature a carbon fiber center console and door trims, with carbon fiber sports seats finished in Alcantara.

Eurp_1102_03_o+lexus_lfa_nurburgring_package_update+rear_three_quarter.jpg.jpg Photo 4/10   |   Lexus LFA Nürburgring Package UPDATE - Web Exclusive

Customers who specify the package will also be offered one-to-one driving tuition from a Nürburgring chief instructor and a year’s pass to enjoy their car on the famous Nordschleife circuit.

BROWSE CARS BY MARKET

MORE FEATURES

McLaren has finally confirmed its next hypercar - the most extreme example yet - possibly surpassing the performance of the P1.
Michael CantuOct 18, 2017
If you live in Taiwan, you can get a Gran Turismo Sport game bundle that includes a real-life Mazda Miata you can drive on actual roads.
Collin WoodardOct 17, 2017
The Hyundai BTR Edition Elantra Sport Concept takes the automaker's sporty sedan up a notch at SEMA with an assortment of performance goods.
Stefan OgbacOct 17, 2017
Apollo has teased its upcoming hypercar, the IE, in a new video ahead of the car's debut on October 24.
Jonathon KleinOct 17, 2017
The 2018 Porsche 718 Cayman and Boxster GTS models have been revealed with 365 hp from a turbocharged flat-four.
Alex NishimotoOct 17, 2017
Sponsored Links

SEARCH ARTICLES BY MAKE/MODEL

Search
CLOSE X
BUYER'S GUIDE
SEE THE ALL NEW
NEWS, REVIEWS & SPECS
TO TOP