Lexus has been receiving a lot of attention thanks to the recent introduction of the LC 500 and LC 500h but it appears to excitement won't push the company to develop a replacement for the LFA. In an interview with Autocar, the head of Lexus Europe said "It is possible that we will one day create another supercar, but in my view a super-high-end machine is not what we need right now." Alain Uyttenhoven went on to say the model is a bit of an icon but one of the problems with the LFA was that owners kept the car as a keepsake rather than actually driving it.

Lexus has been receiving a lot of attention thanks to the recent introduction of the LC 500 and LC 500h but it appears to excitement won't push the company to develop a replacement for the LFA.

In an interview with Autocar, the head of Lexus Europe said "It is possible that we will one day create another supercar, but in my view a super-high-end machine is not what we need right now." Alain Uyttenhoven went on to say the LFA is a bit of an icon but the company is currently focused on creating cars that more emotional and affordable. 

As a refresher, the LFA was a limited edition supercar that featured a 4.8-liter V10 engine that produced 553 horsepower and 354 pound-feet of torque.  This enabled the model to accelerate from 0-62 miles per hour in 3.7 seconds before hitting a top speed of 202 mph.

The LC 500, on the other hand, has a naturally-aspirated 5.0-liter V8 engine that cranks out 467 hp and 389 lb-ft of torque.  Lexus hasn't released detailed specifications but the company has previously said the car will accelerate from 0-60 mph in less than 4.5 seconds.

Source: Autocar

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