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This Lexus LF-LC in electric blue is the company's most powerful hybrid yet, sporting an Advanced Lexus Hybrid Drive that's rated at 500 horsepower. Plus, it boasts an advanced smart battery pack and lots of carbon fiber. Continue reading for a video, more pictures, and additional information.

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According to Toyota, the Lexus LF-LC's "design was 'crafted from a clean sheet of paper,' and it "blends both high technology and organic shapes to connect the driver to the machine." No word yet pricing and availability. Click here for more pictures. In related news, continue reading to see a Lexus LF-A battle a 2012 Nissan GT-R at Nurburgring.

We've suggested that the LF-LC could be a Lexus LS-based coupe to take on the likes of the Mercedes-Benz SL and BMW 6 Series, but we won't know exactly what's in store until the concept car is revealed next month.
[via Autoblog]

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Toyota's Lexus LFA Nurburgring Package has officially set a new Nurburgring world record by completing the circuit in just 7-minutes, 14-seconds. Unfortunately, only 50-examples of this track monster will be built. Video after the break. Click here for more pictures.

The differences on this limited, limited-edition car can be found in the added aero bits, track-tuned suspension, custom wheels and an extra 11 horsepower. That extra oomph brings total power up to 563 horses, compared to the "standard" car's 552.
[via Autoblog]

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The all-new 2012 Lexus LFA is a pure eye candy, so much so that Toyota has just released a new commercial in the US dedicated to it. Just to recap, this supercar features carbon fiber-reinforced polymer (CFRP) body and is powered by a V10 engine. It will go on sale next year priced at $375,000USD. Video after the break.

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The Lexus GX 460 is yet another Toyota vehicle that you shouldn't buy, says Consumer Reports' cars division. The magazine "said that it testing staff found that 'when pushed to its limits on a handling course' on the magazine's test track, the rear of the Lexus GX 'slid out until the vehicle was almost sideways' before the vehicles electronic stability control system was able to regain control." Video after the break.

[via LATimes]

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The Stig takes the all-new Lexus LFA out for a spin on the Top Gear track and set a new wet lap record while doing so, but is it faster than the Caterham Seven R500's 1:17.9? Continue reading to watch the segment.

Lexus UK PR now claims: "The Lexus LFA might (I did not say is) be slower around Top Gear test track than the R500, but the driver will be dry :-)"
[via Jalopnik]

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In this Fifth Gear segment, Tiff Needell takes the Lexus IS-F out for a road test. Continue reading for the video.

The vehicle features a 5.0 L direct-injected V8 producing 416hp @ 6,600 rpm, while peak torque is 371 ft·lb @ 5,200 rpm. The engine also features a two-stage intake system, engine oil and transmission fluid coolers and an oil pump designed for high-speed cornering
[picture via egmcartech]

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Powered by a 5.0L V10 engine that produces 500hp, the Lexus LF-A roadster is a combination of luxury and performance. A carbon fiber and aluminum body helps maintain rigidity despite not having a top. No word yet on pricing and availability. Click here for first picture in gallery.

Styling is rooted in the Lexus L-Finesse design philosophy, conferring the LF-A Roadster's front end with a compact, low-profile, aerodynamic shape. Like its coupe counterpart, the LF-A Roadster stands just 48 inches tall, but the Roadster configuration adds a speed adaptive rear wing
[via Autoblog]

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The upcoming 552bhp Lexus LF-A is already setting lap records at Nurburgring, posting a time of 7 minutes, 24 seconds -- Porsche 911 GT2 clocked in at 7 minutes, 32 seconds. Video after the break. Click here for first picture in gallery.

Its 4.8L V10 churns out a reported 552bhp while slapping the needle against a 9,000 rpm redline. A 210 mph top speed is said to be the car's upper bound, which makes us shake our heads. This is, after all, the brand that brought us the sarcophagus of a car that is the LS sedan
[via Autoblog]

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The 2008 Lexus LX570 sports a Driver Monitoring System that "provides a 180-degree, side-to-side view from the front of the vehicle as if you're standing on the front bumper." Video demonstration after the jump.

This allows you to edge up to a tree, wall, or parked vehicle obstructing your sight in order to get a clear view before pulling out into traffic
[via Engadget]

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