Lexus’s LF-A Leaked, More 911 Turbo Madness: Today’s Car News

October 20, 2009
2011 Lexus LF-A leak

2011 Lexus LF-A leak

We've been spying the 2011 Lexus LF-A, off and on, for over a year. We've seen it testing all over Europe. It's even contested the 24 Hours of Nurburgring in race car form--twice. But today the car was revealed during a brief test drive in Miami just before its official unveiling, due this week at the 2009 Tokyo Motor Show. [Jalopnik]

Fresh from our first drive review of the 2010 Porsche 911 Turbo, we now have new live photos of the car from Lisbon, Portugal. The car's easily identifiable side-inlet vents, flared fenders, 'Turbo' badging and classic 911 looks are only enhanced by the scenery of Lisbon's coast. [Motor Authority]

In honor of Jenson Button’s world F1 championship crowning, Afzal Kahn, the man Project Kahn, has unveiled the Bugatti Veyron F1. The car features Britain’s most expensive numberplate, the simple “F1”, which was sold last year for £440,625 ($721,743). [Newspress, sub req'd]

The Chevrolet Cruze is still more than a year away from arriving in local showrooms but General Motors is already working on a more efficient version the company claims will do 44 mpg on the highway. [Motor Trend]

Toyota has launched a new South Korean offensive, releasing four models on its rival Hyundai’s turf, where more than 70% of consumers choose to buy the local brands. [The Korea Times]

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