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      06-02-2010, 12:59 PM   #1
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Say it isn't so....LEXUS LFA...sold out!!!







If you were wondering whether there was a market for a $375,000 Lexus, wonder no more. Automotive News reports that all 500 copies of the 552-horsepower LFA are officially sold out. Not a surprise if you ask us, considering the fact that there always seems to be a healthy market for ultra-rare exotics with a ridiculously low production quota. But the fact that the LFA is resonating with the European elite is a bit of a shock, as the report claims that one-third of pre-sold LFAs are heading straight for the land of Porsche, Mercedes-Benz and BMW. Lexus even brought eight of the German LFA owners to the 24 Hours of Nurburgring race for some wining and dining.

Lexus hasn't announced how many LFAs would go to which regions of the globe, but an earlier Wall St. Journal report quoted Lexus as saying that Toyota's luxury arm would hand-pick which perspective buyers would gain the right to own the LFA. Looks like we didn't make the cut, not that we had the $375k to spend one anyway.


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Do they only come in white?
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What am I supposed to do now ?
Buy a real exotic
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Buy a real exotic
exactly
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saw that comm last night!!! sooo pointless and waste of my dvr space!!
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People need to understand that...someone who is buying the LFA already has a few other exotics in his/her garage and is adding something unique and special to the personal collection...
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Do they only come in white?

Any color you want.
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what was the point of that commercial?
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what was the point of that commercial?
I guess they are playing off the original Lexus commercial where they had all those flutes on the hood of an LS?

http://noolmusic.com/google_videos/l...commercial.php
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Buy a real exotic
I'd choose the Lexus over the following current hyper-exotics

Lambo Murcielago
Lambo Gallardo
Ferrari 599
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Mercedes SLS (for sure this is an ugly car IMO)
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McLaren (the new one whatever it's called)

I'd take a Ferrari 458
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I'd choose the Lexus over the following current hyper-exotics

Lambo Murcielago
Lambo Gallardo
Ferrari 599
Ferrari 612
Porsche GT2 RS
Mercedes SLS (for sure this is an ugly car IMO)
Pagani Zonda
McLaren (the new one whatever it's called)

I'd take a Ferrari 458
You know I would have to agree with you, I don't know why people get so hung up on "it's just a Toyota/Lexus." It's an awesome car for sure!
Although my exotic soft spot is for the California (I know 2+2, front engine is blasphemous for some but I think the car is gorgeous!).
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way over priced.
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way over priced.
Bingo - It is an awesome car no doubt. I would have been much happier though if Toyota brought back the Toyota Supra (which this car should have been) with less gadgets etc.
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Say it isn't so....LEXUS LFA...sold out!!!
Actually there is one left, I canceled my order when they would not throw in the floor mats
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Bingo - It is an awesome car no doubt. I would have been much happier though if Toyota brought back the Toyota Supra (which this car should have been) with less gadgets etc.
You need more about this car. It is not a 'normal' production car, with a few gadgets they could NEVER have taken off to reduce the cost. This is about a purpose built as it gets!
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Did you buy it from a BMW dealer?
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You know I would have to agree with you, I don't know why people get so hung up on "it's just a Toyota/Lexus." It's an awesome car for sure!
Although my exotic soft spot is for the California (I know 2+2, front engine is blasphemous for some but I think the car is gorgeous!).
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I saw a Black California in my parking garage yesterday. I love it too even though I've heard some guys say it's a chick car!
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You need more about this car. It is not a 'normal' production car, with a few gadgets they could NEVER have taken off to reduce the cost. This is about a purpose built as it gets!
Oh I know that - what I am saying is I would have preferred to see something more along the lines of a Supra which would have lined up more against the GTR and you would actually see them on the road. Not in someones collection that will collect dust.
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