Friday, July 22, 2011

2011 Lexus LFA Review

The new Lexus LFA is an important moment in the history and development of the Lexus supercar. A true "white sheet" design, Lexus LFA created by a small, passionate and dedicated engineers, whose performance has been pushing the boundaries of technology, materials and techniques in all phases of production a car like no other performing Lexus badge.


Built with the advanced technology of carbon fiber, rear-wheel drive Lexus LFA is powered by a high-speed measurement 552bhp naturally aspirated 4.8-liter V10 engine, adapted to a rear-mounted six-speed sequential automatic transmission, giving 200 mph-Performance Plus.


I said, the chief engineer Haruhiko Tanahashi, "the LFA Lexus is a thoroughbred supercar, the car designed to achieve a goal -. Provide Highest driving experience over the last ten years we have pushed to limit the pursuit of this goal and I think we have created the greatest driver needs a car that could. "

CARBON FIBER CONSTRUCTION



Keep the minimum weight of the car was one of the elements that characterize the development of the Lexus LFA, and this has led to the decision to switch from aluminum structure of the car advanced carbon fiber reinforced plastic (CFRP) and chassis and body.


In addition, Lexus has decided the structure of carbon fiber should be built into the house instead of a third party vendor. This pulled the Toyota Motor Corporation of heritage in weaving technology to push the limits of its technical capabilities to develop new carbon fiber and build a laser system for monitoring the integrity of the material.