Compare 2012 Aston Martin V12 Vantage vs 2012 Lexus LFA

2012 Aston Martin V12 Vantage
2012 Lexus LFA
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2-Door Coupe Manual
Style MPG City MPG Hwy Invoice MSRP
2-Door Coupe Manual 11 17 N/A $180,535
2-Door Coupe Manual Carbon Black 11 17 N/A $195,895
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2-Door Coupe
Style MPG City MPG Hwy Invoice MSRP
2-Door Coupe 11 16 $337,500 $375,000
Pricing
Invoice Price
N/A
$337,500
Manufacturer Suggested Retail Price
$180,535
$375,000
Monthly Payment Estimate
$3009 / month
$6250 / month
The Car Connection's Take
TCC Rating
TCC’s Bottom Line
The 2012 Lexus LFA, like any supercar, is more of an emotional than a logical purchase, and if you can get over the fact that it's not the fastest even though it's one of the most expensive, it will serve well as a show-stopper.
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Fuel Economy
City
11 mpg 11 mpg
Highway
17 mpg 16 mpg
Vehicle
EPA Classification
Minicompact Two Seaters
Interior Dimensions
Front Head Room (in)
- TBD - - TBD -
Front Shoulder Room (in)
- TBD - - TBD -
Passenger Volume (ft³)
- TBD - - TBD -
Front Leg Room (in)
- TBD - - TBD -
Passenger Capacity
2 2
Front Hip Room (in)
- TBD - - TBD -
Exterior Dimensions
Height, Overall (in)
48.6 48.0
Track Width, Rear (in)
61.5 61.8
Wheelbase (in)
102.5 102.6
Liftover Height (in)
- TBD - - TBD -
Width, Max w/o mirrors (in)
73.4 74.6
Track Width, Front (in)
62.0 62.2
Min Ground Clearance (in)
- TBD - 4.5
Length, Overall (in)
172.6 177.4
Cargo Area Dimensions
Trunk Volume (ft³)
10.6 - TBD -
Brakes
Front Brake Rotor Diam x Thickness (in)
15.7 x - TBD - 15.4 x - TBD -
Drum - Rear (Yes or )
NA NA
Brake ABS System
4-Wheel 4-Wheel
Disc - Rear (Yes or )
Yes Yes
Rear Brake Rotor Diam x Thickness (in)
14.2 x - TBD - 14.2 x - TBD -
Brake Type
Power Pwr
Rear Drum Diam x Width (in)
NA NA
Disc - Front (Yes or )
Yes Yes
Fuel Tank
Fuel Tank Capacity, Approx (gal)
21.1 19.3
Steering
Turning Diameter - Wall to Wall (ft)
- TBD - - TBD -
Steering Ratio (:1), Overall
- TBD - 14.3
Turning Diameter - Curb to Curb (ft)
38.7 19.69
Steering Type
Pwr Rack & Pinion Electric Pwr Rack & Pinion
Lock to Lock Turns (Steering)
2.8 2.35
Tires
Rear Tire Order Code
NA NA
Front Tire Size
P255/35ZR19 P265/35ZR20
Spare Tire Size
- TBD - NA
Front Tire Order Code
NA NA
Spare Tire Order Code
NA NA
Rear Tire Size
P295/30ZR19 P305/30ZR20
Trailering
Dead Weight Hitch - Max Tongue Wt. (lbs)
NA NA
Wt Distributing Hitch - Max Tongue Wt. (lbs)
NA NA
Dead Weight Hitch - Max Trailer Wt. (lbs)
NA NA
Wt Distributing Hitch - Max Trailer Wt. (lbs)
NA NA
Weight Information
Base Curb Weight (lbs)
3704 3483
Wheels
Spare Wheel Material
Aluminum NA
Front Wheel Size (in)
19 x 9 20 x 9.5
Spare Wheel Size (in)
- TBD - NA
Rear Wheel Material
Aluminum Aluminum
Rear Wheel Size (in)
19 x 11 20 x 11.5
Front Wheel Material
Aluminum Aluminum
Cooling System
Total Cooling System Capacity (qts)
- TBD - - TBD -
Electrical
Cold Cranking Amps @ 0° F (Primary)
- TBD - - TBD -
Maximum Alternator Capacity (amps)
- TBD - 220
Engine
SAE Net Torque @ RPM
420 @ 5750 354 @ 6800
Engine Order Code
NA NA
Displacement
5.9L/362 4.8L/293
SAE Net Horsepower @ RPM
510 @ 6500 552 @ 8700
Engine Type
Gas V12 Gas V10
Fuel System
Electronic Fuel Injection Electronic Fuel Injection
Mileage
Fuel Economy Est-Combined (MPG)
13 12
EPA Fuel Economy Est - Hwy (MPG)
17 16
EPA Fuel Economy Est - City (MPG)
11 11
Transmission
Sixth Gear Ratio (:1)
- TBD - 0.80
First Gear Ratio (:1)
- TBD - 3.23
Clutch Size (in)
- TBD - NA
Third Gear Ratio (:1)
- TBD - 1.61
Trans Type
6 6
Drivetrain
Rear Wheel Drive Rear Wheel Drive
Fifth Gear Ratio (:1)
- TBD - 0.97
Trans Description Cont. Again
NA NA
Reverse Ratio (:1)
- TBD - 3.59
Second Gear Ratio (:1)
- TBD - 2.19
Trans Order Code
NA NA
Final Drive Axle Ratio (:1)
3.71 3.42
Fourth Gear Ratio (:1)
- TBD - 1.23
Trans Description Cont.
Manual Automatic w/manual shift
Summary
Vehicle Name
Aston Martin V12 Vantage Lexus LFA
Body Style
Coupe Coupe
Suspension
Suspension Type - Front (Cont.)
w/Coil Springs NA
Shock Absorber Diameter - Front (mm)
- TBD - - TBD -
Stabilizer Bar Diameter - Front (in)
- TBD - - TBD -
Suspension Type - Rear
Independent double wishbone Multi-Link
Suspension Type - Rear (Cont.)
w/Coil Springs NA
Shock Absorber Diameter - Rear (mm)
- TBD - - TBD -
Suspension Type - Front
Independent double wishbone Double Wishbone
Stabilizer Bar Diameter - Rear (in)
- TBD - - TBD -
Emissions
Tons/yr of CO2 Emissions @ 15K mi/year
14.1 15.5
EPA Greenhouse Gas Score
1 5

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