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Lexus LFA Production Ends, With a Promise



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Awesome car! And its good that they are limiting the production. This is only just the start of what's to come...

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If they have any spare V10's lying around, they can send one my way

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Or, throw them into the GS and put an "F" badge on it

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Amazing car, to be sure. I think it looks best in white.

Now, they just need to re-release the Supra.
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Just wish that Toyota chief test driver Hiromu Naruse was here to see the last production of the LFA
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Lexus Needs Excitement in Post-LFA Era


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Toyota's with emotion...who would have thought. Good for Lexus. Now if Toyota brand can get just as rejuvenated

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I have a better plan for them:

1. Manual transmissions
2. Stop hybridizing everything
3. Keep/increase the powerful V6's (don't fall into the downsizing turbo-4 trend)
4. Better driving dynamics, and better handling (which they've seem to have nailed with the new GS)
5. Have a real F performance model. Putting "F sport" on every single model dilutes the name. They need an updated IS-F, and a real GS-F.

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Agree...of course most in that class don't buy manuals unless its the niche' models. So for at least the F models a manual and the regular IS. The thing is BMW has "M" parts and M cosmetic versions of their cars you can get as well. I see what you're saying...but in a sense its promoting "performance" and exposure to the "F" brand of models.

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1. As much as I like this idea, Lexus has tried this long ago. The early ES, SC and IS all had manuals and they're all extremely rare. To the degree that they're all 95% autos.

2. I agree.

3. I'd go further, go back to the straight 6, the creamy smooth straight 6 are more fitting of a luxury brand than V6s.

4. Agree, if Hyundai could get this right on a Genesis there's no reason why a ES should be so flobbery.

5. Indeed, the F badge should mean something rather than being seen as a way to charge a lot more for minor improvements. BMW's M is what the Lexus F should strive to be rather than just the expensive TRD.

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