Now, in the new Lexus LFA, you can experience the same sound that professional drivers hear in their cockpits when they careen around test courses. Click here to listen to a three-minute run of the dynamic sound of the Lexus LFA and get a feel for what racing drivers experience. The first 17 seconds and the last 30 seconds were recorded outside the LFA, and the rest is what the driver hears. Yamaha Motor assisted in developing the engine for this sports car. The goal of the acoustic design project was to generate the dramatic and exciting acoustic properties that people expect of mass-produced super sports car like the Lexus LFA.
This Is The Best Lexus LFA Noise Cut We've Ever Heard
Something has been baffling me of late. Why don't we hear the Lexus LFA mentioned in supercar conversations. I just can't comprehend it. Every now and again the LFA's name gets thrown into the argument of the best supercars, but it soon gets drowned out by the Ferrari and Lamborghini lovers. I think there is a genuine case for the LFA being called the best supercar of the decade. If you remove the Lexus badge and place a Ferrari or Lamborghini badge on there, it would be hailed as an all-time great. No doubt.
Lexus LFA Nurburgring Edition Plays Amazing V10 Sound On Dyno
After beginning development in the early s with a codename of TXS , the first LF-A concept premiered in , followed in by a second concept with a more completely furnished interior and exterior. The third version of the LF-A, featuring a roadster body style premiered in In February , Lexus' European boss Alain Uyttenhoven confirmed that there would be no new LFA replacement in the near future, stating: "The LFA is an icon now and possibly always will be - we don't need to replace it to keep that status. It is a car we can reference for another 25 years if we choose.
The three and a half-minute film comes from The Supercar Driver, and it begins with a nice little bonus - a cheeky rev-off with another V10 hero, the Porsche Carrera GT. Yamaha , which has a CV chock full of legendary projects like the Toyota GT, had a hand in developing the 4. The block is made from a blend of aluminium, magnesium and titanium, and within that lump are titanium con-rods and forged pistons moving awfully quickly. The redline sits at rpm, which the V10 can rev to in a mere six-tenths of a second in neutral. Peak power of bhp is made at rpm.