• May 10, 2010
2012 Lexus LFA Nürburgring Package – Click above for high-res image gallery

As if the LFA wasn't going to be rare enough with a production run limited to 500 units, Lexus has announced a special edition Nürburgring Package for that extra helping of exclusivity. Lexus will only offer 50 copies of the LFA Nürburgring Package to commemorate the car's participation in the 24 Hours of Nürburgring. The special edition gets a new front splitter, dive planes and a fixed rear wing just like the race car.

Mechanical changes include a "sport tuned" suspension, although it's hard to imagine how much more sporting it could be than a "regular" LFA. The 'Ring car should be marginally faster thanks to the extra 10 horsepower that has been squeezed out of the 4.8-liter V10 bringing the total to 562 hp. The gear changes have been sped up by 50 milliseconds, bringing the shift time to just 150 ms.

In addition to the McLaren orange, whitest white and gloss black, the 'Ring package is also available in matte black for an extra – get this – $20,000 over the $70,000 package price and the $375,000 sticker price of the LFA. Hey, nobody ever said exclusivity would be cheap. See complete details in the press release after the break.



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Lexus Introduces 2012 LFA Nürburgring Package
2012 Lexus LFA Nurburgring Edition 003

* 50 Units Available
* Nürburgring Race Car Influenced Styling and Performance
* 562 Horsepower and Quicker Gear Changes


TORRANCE, Calif. (May 10, 2010) – Lexus announced today it will offer a limited edition Nürburgring Package to LFA customers.

"This Nürburgring Package builds on the track-ready Lexus supercar with styling cues from the 24 Hours of Nürburgring prototype LFA racecar," said Mark Templin, Lexus Division group vice president and general manager. "Driving enthusiasts will also appreciate the Nürburgring Package's performance enhancements that were proven on the legendary German track."

The 4.8L V10 engine for Nürburgring Package equipped LFA's will produce 562 horsepower, 10 more horsepower than the standard high-performance LFA. The gear-shift time has been reduced by 0.05 seconds to only 0.15 seconds for even faster gear changes.

The Nürburgring Package is limited to only 50 units out of the 500 LFA hand-assembled for global distribution. It will also have the following features:

# A sport-tuned suspension, exclusive black mesh-type wheels and dedicated high-grip tires for better handling;
# And a larger front spoiler and fixed rear wing for improved high speed down force.

This limited edition LFA will be available in four exterior colors – whitest white, orange, black and matte black complemented by a choice of three interior colors – black, red, and violet. All come with a carbon fiber center console and door trim. The Nürburgring Package will carry a Manufacturer's Suggested Retail Price (MSRP) of $70,000. Matte black will carry an additional cost of $20,000. The standard LFA carries a MSRP of $375,000.

In addition to the Nürburgring vehicle specifications, a package of special privileges is included in association with the Nürburgring course itself. The perks comprise, but are not limited to, private parking, co-pilot ride, one night at the Lindner Congress and Motorsport Hotel Nürburgring, private training with Nürburgring chief driving instructor, a Nürburgring branded jacket, as well as a one-year annual pass valid for driving on the Nordschleife and admission to ring°werk leisure park.


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      • 4 Years Ago
      +10hp and -50ms shift speed = +$70,000.
      Seems reasonable
        • 4 Years Ago
        Yeah, if you're a totall idiot. And don't forget the flat black paint job for $20K. LOL! What a joke!
        • 4 Years Ago

        Will you PLEASE stop slamming the hood ?!?!? It's supposed to have a HUGE GAP !

        lol
        • 4 Years Ago
        I do like the colour...
        • 4 Years Ago
        The increase in torque from a K&N will probably put a strain on the Sequential Gearbox lol.
        • 4 Years Ago
        Well it also comes with a year's pass to the ring itself and training. Of course unless you live in Germany it might be a little hard to really get your $70K worth out of it.

        "In addition to the Nürburgring vehicle specifications, a package of special privileges is included in association with the Nürburgring course itself. The perks comprise, but are not limited to, private parking, co-pilot ride, one night at the Lindner Congress and Motorsport Hotel Nürburgring, private training with Nürburgring chief driving instructor, a Nürburgring branded jacket, as well as a one-year annual pass valid for driving on the Nordschleife and admission to ring°werk leisure park."
      • 4 Years Ago
      After seeing this car on Top Gear... I have to say it's hot as hell.
        • 4 Years Ago
        and the track was WET !

        imagine on a dry track 0.o
        • 4 Years Ago
        I HATED that Top Gear segment. The cheesy anime-style editing completely masked the car... the one thing I actually wanted to see in the video.
        • 4 Years Ago
        Amazing car...but too damn expensive!

        $375k?

        Its a freakin LEXUS.

        They are pushing it.

        Make it $150,000 and actually let you OWN it (not LEASE) THEN....that will be a bargain...and they will start seeing more sales.
      • 4 Years Ago
      Gimme a F599GTO any day, then use the spare money on gas, tyres and the like while I humiliate some LF-As on the local tracks.
      I get it that value isn't the foremost factor un a supercar buy, but, frankly, this is ridiculous.
      • 4 Years Ago
      Matte black is difficult to do right, but not $20,000 difficult. I guess it's go big or go home with these ultra-exclusive rides.
      • 4 Years Ago
      Can't get one; don't care.
      • 4 Years Ago
      I have not seen this car in person. But looking at the photos is difficult for me. I don't understand why the front was designed to look patched together with parts from other cars. I looks like all the pieces were thrown in a box and kids were asked to put it back together.
      • 4 Years Ago
      Lexus LFA....oh how i wish i could own one ; /


      I love everything about this car.
      • 4 Years Ago
      That orange paintjob is hawt.
      • 4 Years Ago
      I'd like to see this car run against the GT-R V-Spec and some high-end Ferraris..
      • 4 Years Ago
      They sure are milking this. Just get an R8V10 and a house instead...

      • 4 Years Ago
      If Ferrari can get $300k for a watch I'm sure Toyota can get $400k for a whole car. A comparative bargain :D
      • 4 Years Ago
      Do we even know this cars "official" 'ring time?
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