Lexus LFA Nürburgring Package laps the Nürburgring track in a record-breaking 7:14

Lexus LFA was made for the Nürburgring – almost literally. The LFA already packs a powerful punch, but with the enhanced aerodynamics, tuned suspension and increased power that the limited edition Nürburgring Package brings, there is no doubt that it’s a supercar made for a super track.

But it’s not just lip service: car and track proved to be perfectly matched last week when the Lexus LFA Nürburgring Package lapped the Nürburgring Nordschleife in 7:14.64 running on standard specification Bridgestone Potenza RE070 tyres, breaking the record for the fastest lap time in a current, regular production car. The result, achieved by LFA test driver Akira Iida during a performance test on 31 August, demonstrates the success of Lexus’s track-focused development of the LFA.

A result of extensive testing and “obsessive” development, the Nürburgring Package will be fitted to just 50 of the 500 LFA produced. The Package includes a carbon fibre reinforced plastic (CFRP) front spoiler and fixed rear wing, track-tuned suspension and custom wheels. Output from the 4.8-litre V10 engine is 562bhp compared to the standard LFA’s 552bhp, while the car’s 3.7-second nought to 62mph acceleration time remains the same.

Experience the world-famous Nürburgring for yourself – watch the on-board footage of this record-breaking lap above.

For images of the Lexus LFA equipped with the Nürburgring Package, click here.

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  1. This data should be updated on all the other performance web pages on the net to show that it just not the looks about car its everything combined to make it the whole package in a single unit.

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