Lexus LFA vs IS-F track test video: Lexus LFA vs IS-F

New Lexus LFA V10 supercar displays power on track run with IS-F V8 sports saloon sibling

Lexus LFA vs IS-F

The first full-production Lexus LFA supercar in the country finally made its debut UK track appearance, jousting against its high performance IS-F sibling.

During a special event at Bruntingthorpe proving ground, the V10 Japanese two-seater showed off its power and speed, after wowing crowds earlier this month at the Goodwood Supercar Sunday Breakfast Club.

Its 4.8 litre V10 boasts 552bhp, 354lb ft of torque and a screaming 9000 rpm redline, enough to transform the 417bhp V8 IS-F into a mere spectator.

Showcasing a 0-60mph of 3.5sec and a top speed of over 200mph, this display must have heartened the 500 owners-to-be, who have already paid a deposit on the £336,000 supercar and have seen delivery dates pushed back because of production difficulties.

evo's Lexus LFA supercar video review

Read about our Lexus IS-F long term test car

Recommended

Lexus LFA: history, review and specs of an icon
Lexus LFA front black
Lexus LFA coupe

Lexus LFA: history, review and specs of an icon

The Lexus LFA’s long-winded gestation may have put a dampener on our initial enthusiasm, but the LFA really is something special
3 Dec 2020

Most Popular

Porsche Taycan Cross Turismo revealed – 750bhp Turbo S to top crossover range
Porsche Taycan Cross Turismo - Turbo S front static
Porsche Taycan

Porsche Taycan Cross Turismo revealed – 750bhp Turbo S to top crossover range

Porsche expands Taycan range with new Cross Turismo high-riding estate
4 Mar 2021
Volkswagen Golf GTD 2021 review – fast Golf diesel no hot hatch, but a great daily
Volkswagen Golf GTD 2021 review - header
Volkswagen Golf GTD

Volkswagen Golf GTD 2021 review – fast Golf diesel no hot hatch, but a great daily

Frugal yes, but fiery? Not really. VW’s Golf GTD is a refined, comfortable and desirable daily, but doesn’t offer many thrills
5 Mar 2021
BMW M3 and M4 lifted to 612bhp by Manhart Performance 
Manhart Performance BMW M3
BMW M3 saloon

BMW M3 and M4 lifted to 612bhp by Manhart Performance 

German tuner Manhart Performance has extracted more performance from BMW’s new M3 and M4
4 Mar 2021