Road Tests Real world tests of LFA Nürburgring Package vs Acura NSX

0-60mph

Top speed

0-100mph

1/4 mile

Differences What are the advantages of each

Car-autoblog view of Lexus LFA Nürburgring Package

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Faster to 100mph 7.6 s vs 12.2 s Around 40% faster to 100mph
Faster in the quarter mile 11.8 s vs 13.4 s More than 10% faster at the drag strip
Way more more powerful engine 562 HP @ 8,700 RPM vs 290 HP @ 7,100 RPM Around 95% stronger engine
Faster top speed 202 mph vs 175 mph 27 more mph; leaves lesser cars in the dust on the straights
More torque 354 ft-lb @ 6,800 RPM vs 224 ft-lb @ 5,500 RPM Around 60% stronger engine from a stand-still; more acceleration power
More expensive sticker price $350k vs $89k Around 4x more expensive harder to own
Bigger engine 4,805 cc vs 3,179 cc More than 50% bigger engine
Higher redline 9,000 RPM vs 8,000 RPM Around 15% more revs
Front view of Acura NSX

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Slightly lighter curb weight 3,153 lb vs 3,263 lb Around 5% lighter curb weight; less inertia to overcome when accelerating

Specifications Full list of technical specs

general

LFA Nürburgring Package  vs
Acura NSX 
Brand Lexus Acura
Price 350,000 89,000
Year 2012 2002

power & handling

Power-to-weight ratio 5.81 lb/hp 10.87 lb/hp
Maximum hp 562 HP @ 8,700 RPM 290 HP @ 7,100 RPM
Maximum torque 354 ft-lb @ 6,800 RPM 224 ft-lb @ 5,500 RPM
Max RPM 9,000 RPM 8,000 RPM
Steering system Rack and pinion Rack and pinion

engine

Displacement 4,805 cc 3,179 cc
Cylinders V10 V6
Fuels
Gas
Compression ratio 12:1 10.2:1
Bore/stroke 3.5 in / 3.1 in 3.66 in / 3.07 in
Valvetrain DOHC DOHC
Valves per cylinder 4 4

road tests

LFA Nürburgring Package  vs
Acura NSX 
Top speed 202 mph 175 mph
1/4 mile 11.8 s 13.4 s
0-60mph 3.5 s 5.5 s
0-100mph 7.6 s 12.2 s

transmission

Gearing Traditional Traditional
# of gears 6 6
Axle ratio 3.42:1 4.06:1

suspension, wheels & brakes

Front brakes Disc Disc
Rear brakes Disc Disc
Front wheels 508/? 241 432/? 178
Rear wheels 508/? 292 432/? 229

physical dimensions

Curb weight 3,263 lb 3,153 lb
Width 74.6 in 71.3 in
Height 48 in 46.1 in
Length 177.4 in 174.2 in
Front track width 62.2 in 59.4 in
Wheelbase 63.2 in 99.6 in
Lexus LFA Nürburgring Package
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