Former Stig Reviews The Lexus LFA, Plus RC F Carbon And GS F

After testing the McLaren 570S and the BMW M2 in a partnership with Goodwood Road & Racing, Ben Collins has stepped inside the Lexus LFA, to give his thoughts on the ultimate Japanese exotic.

With its production stopped in 2012, after just two years of assembly, the LFA is one of the best supercars of our time.

However, the class has since exploded and reached new heights, so Collins has some tough questions to answer.

Trying to figure it out if some of the LFA’s DNA was passed on to other high-performance models in the brand’s lineup, the former Stig has also taken the keys to the RC F Carbon and GS F sedan to review them in a tire-shredding way that might make some of you turn up the volume.

A successor to Lexus’ supercar is said to be three years away, and it will reportedly debut at the Tokyo Motor Show in 2019. If the latest info turns out to be accurate, then we expect it to use a hybrid powertrain, comprising of a 3.7-liter V8 and an electric motor for a combined output close to 800 HP.

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  • Six_Tymes

    cool video, thanks MR Stig.

  • john1168

    This is the first video of Ben (Original Stig) that I’ve seen and I think he’s quite good! This was a great review. He shows how the “F” dna that started with the LFA has spread to the other vehicles. However, I haven’t heard too many good reviews of the RCF. I look forward to seeing more videos with Ben.

    • john1168

      By the way, I love that LFA. One of the best sounding cars in the world.

    • donald seymour

      When reviewed by 80% of British journalist, it always received a very bias review. And at many times they even lied about its performance.

      • Unigugu I

        80%… What is the base, and in what way? You sound very biased me.

      • Matt

        Ironic that you should say British reviews of Lexus are biased, as this video is clearly ‘sponsored content’ disguised as a review.

        • donald seymour

          Is it really? Wow, that just bust my bubble.

  • donald seymour

    Why do I feel like when I’m watching this, that I’m watching the truth?

    • Matt

      Lexus-sponsored ‘truth’

  • Dariush

    apart from the akward front lamps, the design of the LFA is so clean and simple…wish most Lexus embraced this language.

    • ashullll

      Well then the upcoming lc should suit your fancy just fine

      • Dariush

        i dunno how lc500 is in the flesh. Saw the concept years ago(painted blue). Was simply amazing, far from the edgy look of the NX suv. Gotta say, the NX suv doesnt look that bad either…while the RC coupe is a bit of a mess-

  • I love the sound of the ignition!!

  • Obsequious Lickspittle

    Refreshing! Stig talks and drives cars giving interesting information on the cars’ abilities.
    Still, you could always have 3 cocks fannying about the world with their half-arsed “stunts”.

    • Matt

      Or you could have both?

      • Obsequious Lickspittle

        I couldn’t, but I guess my rant told you that.

  • smartacus

    Ben Collins is The Most Interesting Man In The World

    • Bash

      Ben Collins is The Most Interesting Man……….. In The World
      Its all about the pause… lol

  • Bash

    wow, that GSF is soo nice!!

  • Lexus Cohen

    Knowing Lexus the LFA successor is decades away!

  • Ultraworld

    A Camaro weighs 400 lbs less, costs $15k less will kick the RC’s ass. And guess which car you can get a manual gear box with?

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