BREAKING: Toyota LF-A Leaked Ahead of Tokyo

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  1. art_VW_shark

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    The car which only showed itself in track/prototype guise is available for us all to oogle at.
    VIDEO: Lexus LF-A breaks cover before Tokyo unveiling

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    In less than six hours the wraps will officially come off the Lexus LF-A at the Tokyo Motor Show. And about 36 hours after that, we'll be piloting Lexus' first foray into supercardom on and around Florida's Homestead-Miami Speedway.

    But in this day and age, any auto expo wouldn't be complete without one last leak in the final hours leading up to the show, and YouTube – along with the NAGTROC forums -- have delivered.

    After the jump you'll find video of the production LF-A making its way around the Nurburgring GP course, along with a slew of still shots that show the Lexus 500+ hp supercoupe sans disguise. Although we've seen everything aft of the A-pillars before, the LF-A's nose is finally revealed – and opinions are split on the chosen headlamp and fascia design. Although we could do without the red-leather steering wheel, the rest of the interior receives high marks, particularly the animated, customizable central LCD display and massive tunnel running through the cabin. And if the video wasn't enough, NAGTROC forum member Adrey has snapped a few shots of the LF-A in Miami as it's being prepped for our big day this week. Expect our First Drive soon, and all the official details to drop in the next few hours. But in the meantime, check the video after the jump and the spy shots from Miami in the gallery below.


    Gallery: Lexus LF-A in Miami

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    I swear that doesn't look like it's trying to compete with the GT-R. No, seriously.
     
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    Automobile manufacturers never compete with one another to drive sales. Ever.
     
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    I agree it's RWD with no turbos they went thier own way, It looks exotic but the only burning issue I have with the car is why would I buy one over a R8 or GT3 if the price is 100K?
     
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    Wow these fucken Toyota ass holes want 350-400K. No way now how that buys me a Carrera GT and clash left over to blow it on coke and hookers.
     
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    Me neither, first time I ever heard of it. I can't believe they'd stoop that low.
     
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