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]