When the Lexus LFA officially debuted at the 2009 Tokyo Motor Show, people were stunned by its looks and alleged performance. The LFA, an acronym for Lexus Fuji Apex after the track it was developed at (Fuji Speedway), was introduced as part of the Lexus LF Series concept line. Soon after, the $400,000 price tag that Lexus hung on the LFA put people’s jaws back on the ground and set the bar really high for itself to out-perform the likes of Lamborghini, Ferrari, and McLaren. The LFA still hasn’t blown the doors off the competition but has been a formidable opponent against the likes of the Acura NSX and other Japanese supercars.
Then Lexus introduced another installment to its LF Series concept line in the form of the LF-LC concept. The Lexus Future-Luxury Coupe, which was introduced earlier this year at the 2012 North American International Auto Show, features the same spindle grille that’s spreading throughout the entire production line in the Lexus stable. The LF-LC is rear-wheel drive and employs the next-generation Advanced Lexus Hybrid Drivetrain. That’s right, that pretty concept is a hybrid, just like Acura’s all-new interpretation of the NSX.
In today’s installment of Video of the Day, the LFA and the LF-LC meet on the track. While Lexus kept speeds are kept to a minimum, it’s still cool to see them side-by-side. Both vehicles are seen rolling down a race track and we get a full view of every angle of each vehicle next to each other. We don’t want to ruin the entire video for you. Besides, it’s only 51 seconds long so stop what you’re doing and take a look. We expect it will be a few more years before Lexus puts these two against each other if it happens at all. Be sure to check out the video below and tell us your thoughts in the comment section below.