Road Tests Real world tests of LFA Nürburgring Package vs BAC Mono


Top speed


Differences What are the advantages of each

Car-autoblog view of Lexus LFA Nürburgring Package

Reasons to consider the
Lexus LFA Nürburgring Package

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Faster top speed 202 mph vs 169 mph 33 more mph; leaves lesser cars in the dust on the straights
Way more more powerful engine 562 HP @ 8,700 RPM vs 280 HP @ 7,700 RPM More than 2x stronger engine
More torque 354 ft-lb @ 6,800 RPM vs 205 ft-lb @ 6,000 RPM Around 75% stronger engine from a stand-still; more acceleration power
Much bigger engine 4,805 cc vs 2,300 cc More than 2x bigger engine
More expensive sticker price $350k vs $122k More than 2.8x more expensive harder to own
Car-autoblog view of BAC Mono

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BAC Mono

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Much lighter curb weight 1,188 lb vs 3,263 lb 2.7x lighter curb weight; less inertia to overcome when accelerating

Specifications Full list of technical specs


LFA Nürburgring Package  vs
BAC Mono 
Brand Lexus BAC
Price 350,000 122,400
Type of car Production car Production car
Year 2012 2011

power & handling

Power-to-weight ratio 5.81 lb/hp 4.24 lb/hp
Maximum hp 562 HP @ 8,700 RPM 280 HP @ 7,700 RPM
Maximum torque 354 ft-lb @ 6,800 RPM 205 ft-lb @ 6,000 RPM
Weight distribution 48%/52% 48%/52%
Steering system Rack and pinion Rack and pinion

suspension, wheels & brakes

Front brakes Disc Disc
Rear brakes Disc Disc
Front wheels 508/? 241 432/? 191
Rear wheels 508/? 292 432/? 216

road tests

LFA Nürburgring Package  vs
BAC Mono 
Top speed 202 mph 169 mph
0-60mph 3.5 s 2.8 s
0-100mph 7.6 s 6.7 s


Drivetrain RWD w/Torsen LSD, TC, VSC RWD
Gearing Traditional Traditional
# of gears 6 6


Displacement 4,805 cc 2,300 cc
Air compressor None None

physical dimensions

Curb weight 3,263 lb 1,188 lb
Width 74.6 in 70.9 in
Height 48 in 43.3 in
Length 177.4 in 155.6 in
Wheelbase 63.2 in 101 in
Lexus LFA Nürburgring Package
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