Hybrid LF-A Confirmed by Lexus

Hybrid LF-A Confirmed by Lexus – 'will Be Something Entirely Different'


Lexus U.K. director, Steve Settle, has confirmed that LF-A (Lexus' first supercar) is set to go hybrid. In an interview with MotorTrader, he was quoted:

This car will not be an adaptation of anything that already exists – it will be something entirely different.

It promises to set a fresh standard in the hybrid technology to which Lexus is totally committed and we are very excited about it.


As recently as January this year, Lexus had shown a re-styled version of the LF-A concept that was doing the rounds since 2005. Rumors of a hybrid car first surfaced in late August 2006, when Autocar reported a version of the car would be offered with the same hybrid system as the Lexus 600h sedan.

Here are its preliminary specifications:

Engine: V10 (under 5.0 liters)
Horsepower: More than 500
Top Speed: Approximately 200 MPH

Tire Size

Front: 265/35R20
Rear: 305/30R20

Dimensions (inches)
Overall Length: 175.6
Overall Width: 74.6
Overall Height: 48.0
Wheelbase: 102.3


Settle also said that the car will have a new hybrid technology, indicating that it may have plug-in capability. Rumors indicate that it might arrive in late 2008.

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