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      01-06-2010, 03:58 PM   #30

Drives: BMW 330 CI ZHP
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Originally Posted by bunnn View Post
the engine is so trippy...the way it revs is so crazy...

20 years? hasn't only been a little more than 10(like 12?) since supra's production stopped? and i thought it was 9 years that they spent developing this
x 2. The engine sounds like a pure symphony being played by an orchestra in all octaves. There is no analogue rev counter today that can keep up withhow fast the revs move. It hits 0 - 9500 rpm in only 0.6 seconds.

I had already posted this in non-BMW section. LFA has been turning in 7:24 at the Nurburgring so it will be one of the fastest exotics ever.

Considering Porsche Carrera GT cost $450,000 in 2003, it is not a far stretch to see this car costs $350,000 and still Lexus loses money. The technology they use to keep the weight down is unparalleled. Lexus weaves its own carbon fiber, which is an extremely expensive process.
""A great sounding, responsive, high-revving, naturally aspirated engine is part of the DNA of a thoroughbred sports car. No two ways about it."

- Lamborghini on turbocharging