• Aug 17, 2009
Lexus LF-A Concept - Click above for high-res image gallery

What's in a name? More than you'd otherwise assume, especially when it comes to range-topping supercars. Exotics always seem to change monikers before they hit the streets, so following Mercedes' decision to relabel its anticipated SLC as the SLS instead, Lexus is reportedly changing the name of its LF-A supercar to LF-L.

According to the latest output of the rumor mill, the switched letter stands for Le Mans, where the Toyota supercar is anticipated to race next year following its earlier race debut at the Nürburgring.

Whatever they call it, the Lexus supercar is expected to feature a myriad of controls right on the steering wheel, from traction control and gearbox settings to toggles for the dashboard displays. Cylinder deactivation is also said to be part of the package, along with launch control and adaptive aerodynamic elements.

Call it what you will, we just want to see it on the road already.

[Source: 7Tune.com]


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      • 5 Years Ago

      Ah "LF-L"! That rolls off the tongue so much easier than "LF-A"...

      • 5 Years Ago
      Wasn't there a problem where when the name "LF-A" was spoken aloud, it meant something unfortunate in Spanish?
      • 5 Years Ago
      Does that mean there is also going to be and LF-LF?

      Toyota's development process needs more fibre as this turd is backing things up...
        • 5 Years Ago
        Nah, that sounds like fail-a-fail.
        • 5 Years Ago
        ... going to be "an" LF-LF... d'oh!
      • 5 Years Ago
      It might as well be the FTL until they show a production ready version.
      • 5 Years Ago
      Name it Susan for all I care. Just get it here please? fast?
      • 5 Years Ago
      How about LMAO?
      • 5 Years Ago
      I want a Lexus LO-L.
      • 5 Years Ago
      abbreviating "Le Mans" with "L"? that's like abbreviating "The Nurburgring" as "T"
      • 5 Years Ago
      The LI-AF
      • 5 Years Ago
      Well now that BLS isn't taken...
      • 5 Years Ago
      Why not make it simply the "LF"? All the other Lexuses (Lexi?) have two-letter names. Yes there's the IS-F, but that last letter is a trim level not a separate model.
      • 5 Years Ago
      Looks great can't wait for it to be released.
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