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has Lexus LC got same treatment? People are just loving the final days of N/A engine so
My neighbor has a convertible LC500 and I put my window down if i’m behind him just to hear that NA V8. It really does sound great. There is something to these NA engines that is just fantastic.
 

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It was well reviewed when it came out if I recall, but no, it didn't sell well. Not really Lexus's core market.
I think the Nissan GTR was dominating the discussion at the time too. It was like $75,000 and faster or as fast as the LFA, which was $375,000.
 

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I think the Nissan GTR was dominating the discussion at the time too. It was like $75,000 and faster or as fast as the LFA, which was $375,000.
Holy fuck $375k!? I'd rather just buy a McLaren or Lambo at that money.
 

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There is something special about the Lexus LFA that doesn't really make sense, it's just an awesome car in every way. Not the Fastest but it sounds epic and it looks great.

It's problem was how much it cost to build, they had to construct a special factory and they still lost money on the project (like the Porsche 959)

It's greater than the sum of it's parts!!!
(and it's connection to the Toyota F1 engine makes it ultra desirable)

Instant classic destined to be multi million dollar car!!!!
 

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ok, $1k refundable deposit though, but I suppose still some commitment
 

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Yeah, I imagine many of them have deposits placed at multiple dealers to increase their chances of getting one sooner.
 

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LFA is cool but I can easily name 50+ cars I would rather own for the money.

Z06 looks terrible. Will reserve judgement for ZR1 or whatever it's called.
 

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Mid Engine Corvette's look can't change that drastically I assume?
 

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The Z06 will compete with or outperform Ferraris, Lambos, Porsche for 20-40% of the price. That alone is an accomplishment. It’s the most powerful NA V8 in a production car too. People are going to hate on it because they overpaid for other track cars. It shakes up the track and exotics market to some degree (except for badge whores)

The X drive M3 is putting up ridiculous performance stats right now. If it is engaging and they make an aftermarket front fascia, I’d consider it.

You’re not looking at the body when you’re driving it.
 

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The Z06 will compete with or outperform Ferraris, Lambos, Porsche for 20-40% of the price. That alone is an accomplishment. It’s the most powerful NA V8 in a production car too. People are going to hate on it because they overpaid for other track cars. It shakes up the track and exotics market to some degree (except for badge whores)
None of this makes the car any less ugly.

And let's first determine if the car is even capable of doing a full lap of a track without overheating before we start with these bold claims. There's a reason why there aren't too many Corvettes at your run-of-the-mill track days.
 

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