Lexus announced today that its limited edition Nurburgring Package will carry a Manufacturer’s Suggested Retail Price (MSRP) of $70,000.
“This NÃ¼rburgring Package builds on the track-ready Lexus supercar with styling cues from the 24 Hours of NÃ¼rburgring prototype LFA racecar,” said Mark Templin, Lexus Division group vice president and general manager. “Driving enthusiasts will also appreciate the NÃ¼rburgring Package’s performance enhancements that were proven on the legendary German track.”
Only 50 units of the 500 limited production run of the LFA will be made with the Nurburgring Package. Buyers of the Nurburgring Package will also receive a one-year driving pass to the track.
Power for the Lexus LFA Nurburgring edition comes from the same mid-front-mounted 4.8L V10 engine, but power has been increased to 562-hp (base LFA makes 552-hp) and gearshift times have been cut to just .15 seconds.
Hit the jump for the press release.
Lexus LFA Nurburgring Package:
Lexus Introduces 2012 LFA NÃ¼rburgring Package
2012 Lexus LFA Nurburgring Edition 003
– 50 Units Available
– NÃ¼rburgring Race Car Influenced Styling and Performance
– 562 Horsepower and Quicker Gear Changes
TORRANCE, Calif. (May 10, 2010) ““ Lexus announced today it will offer a limited edition NÃ¼rburgring Package to LFA customers.
The 4.8L V10 engine for NÃ¼rburgring Package equipped LFA’s will produce 562 horsepower, 10 more horsepower than the standard high-performance LFA. The gear-shift time has been reduced by 0.05 seconds to only 0.15 seconds for even faster gear changes.
The NÃ¼rburgring Package is limited to only 50 units out of the 500 LFA hand-assembled for global distribution. It will also have the following features:
– A sport-tuned suspension, exclusive black mesh-type wheels and dedicated high-grip tires for better handling;
– And a larger front spoiler and fixed rear wing for improved high speed down force.
This limited edition LFA will be available in four exterior colors ““ whitest white, orange, black and matte black complemented by a choice of three interior colors ““ black, red, and violet. All come with a carbon fiber center console and door trim. The NÃ¼rburgring Package will carry a Manufacturer’s Suggested Retail Price (MSRP) of $70,000. Matte black will carry an additional cost of $20,000. The standard LFA carries a MSRP of $375,000.
In addition to the NÃ¼rburgring vehicle specifications, a package of special privileges is included in association with the NÃ¼rburgring course itself. The perks comprise, but are not limited to, private parking, co-pilot ride, one night at the Lindner Congress and Motorsport Hotel NÃ¼rburgring, private training with NÃ¼rburgring chief driving instructor, a NÃ¼rburgring branded jacket, as well as a one-year annual pass valid for driving on the Nordschleife and admission to ring°werk leisure park.
– By: Omar Rana