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The Lexus LFA is undoubtedly a supercar, but many criticized its lofty $375,000 price tag.

When compared to its performance rivals that figure seems downright excessive. After all, for $225,000 you can land a Ferrari 458 Italia or for $90,000 there’s the Nissan GT-R. Then again, at this level you’re paying as much for exclusivity as for price and with just 500 units ever made, and the fact that the LFA is undoubtedly Japan’s first ever supercar, the automaker had no trouble finding buyers.

Based on that car’s success and Toyota’s newfound performance spirit under the leadership of CEO Akio Toyoda, Lexus is already preparing a successor that will be vastly more impressive in terms of performance. It will also be vastly more expensive.

Our well-connected source was informed by a senior Toyota executive who prefers to remain anonymous that plans for an LFA II are currently in the works. The new supercar has been described as twice the car, with a significantly higher performance level. To match that new performance, pricing will climb steeply, into the range of $800,000 to one million dollars.

Like the LFA it will be an exclusive product, but even more so than the original, with plans to produce just 100 units.
Read the complete Lexus LFA II story at AutoGuide.com
 

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I stopped at a Lexus dealer last year and I was told they where only leasing them.
 

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First ever supercar? I can think of a couple (for their period of time) qualified.
 

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I stopped at a Lexus dealer last year and I was told they where only leasing them.

they still are..to limit "flipping"...IIRC it was a 24 month lease term, but essentially you were "buying" the car (as in you weren't really losing money, just couldn't turn around and sell it)




I know there are lots of haters, but the LFA is an accomplishment and a unique automobile. I'm sure if those guys put their minds to it, they can make a hypercar that will match the price.
 

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I saw one of these last summer. It probably had the best sounding exhaust I've ever heard in person. Of course it also looked like a really nice Supra.
 

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Boy, a million bucks for a Toyota. American dollar just aint what it used to be :)

I don't know if anything will ever top the McLaren F1. Thats the only million dollar car that I've ever thought "wow" too. The Veyron, while an impressive engineering excercise, is just kinda meh to me. It just doesn't have any soul.
 
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