Lexus actually sold 3 brand-new LFAs in the US last year

That’s actually an amazing feat
by Vijay Pattni | Jan 8, 2020
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Essentially, this page is merely a gateway, an excuse to stare at and fondly remember the Lexus LFA. Heck, if we didn’t do this every once in a while, we’d be sad.

However, holstered onto this mule is some actual news: Toyota’s 2019 year-end sales report was announced recently, and buried in the small print, at the very bottom, was the fact that in 2019...Lexus sold three brand-new LFAs.

Three! In even more amazing news, it represents a jump on 2018, because in 2018, two brand-new LFAs were sold. Two!

We say ‘brand-new’ when of course we mean ‘unsold,’ the LFA having been off-sale now for quite a long time. Indeed, it was only built for two years between 2010 and 2012, and only 500 exist.

Which makes it a bit of a unicorn. Rightly so, too, because the LFA remains one of the best cars ever, blessed with a 500hp 4.8-liter V10 that revved to tinnitus, and looks that’d shame many a supercar today.

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To those that bought a new one last year then, well done. We’re not jealous in the slightest.

NOTE: This article first appeared on TopGear.com. Minor edits have been made.

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