Lexus LF-A Hybrid in the Works?

Posted by Joel
LeftlaneNews spy photographers have snapped a few photos of a Lexus LFA prototype. Since the Lexus LFA has been out for a while it's interesting that Lexus might be working on something new. The Lexus LFA prototype camouflage depicts fake panels especially in the front fender near the A-pillar. Normally when we see a piece of camouflage like this, it's often hiding a port of some kind. GM’s plug-in hybrid test mules have been spotted with a similar camo patch. Since Toyota/Lexus have been pioneers in hybrid technology it would be nice to have a hybrid sports car on the market.

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Posted on: 4/26/2010 at 6:55 PM
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Toyota Sports Car Family Welcomes FT-86

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The Toyota FT-86 will be remarkable vehicle when it's officially released. With the increase buzz from the media regarding the recalls Toyota needs to find a way to create more passionate vehicles. While surfing the net I came across an interesting photo. The photo depicts a family portrait of the FT-86 in the context of the Corolla AE86 (its most obvious predecessor) as well as the Celica and Supra. I'm quite surprised that the MR2 didn't appear on this photo.

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Posted on: 3/29/2010 at 12:30 AM
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KWIKFILMS: Final Cut Studio 7 Slow Motion Test

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Yesterday Frank test shot the KWIKFILMS Toyota Supra at the Olympic Training Center parking lot. He wanted footage to experiment slow motion techniques in Final Cut Studio 7 using Cinema Tools.. The clip below was shot at 720p/60 frames then "conforming" the clips to 23.97 frames.

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Posted on: 2/16/2010 at 8:02 AM
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KWIKFILMS Blast from the Past: David Jaquel Toyota Supra Twin Turbo

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It was about two years ago when this video was made. At that time, KWIKFILMS was just starting out. We attended a good amount of local car meets. Most of our car meets consisted of Toyota Supra owners.

I first met David Jaquel at one of the car meet in Mission Valley. At that time he was non-turbo with a killer bronze 5-zigen wheels. David is one of those Supra owners that you want to be around. You can say that he really "loved" his Supra to the point that he saved up and did a full twin turbo motor swap.

Although he enjoyed being in the United States he had to go back to France. David packed his belongings and sold his Supra. This video was created as a small little tribute to his first Supra.

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Posted on: 2/11/2010 at 10:54 AM
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ToyotaFest 09 (May 9, 2009)

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KWIKFILMS was at ToyotaFest 2009 and captured these toyotas, from the classics, to the modern luxury models, all representing the best in toyota engineering.
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Posted on: 6/1/2009 at 7:38 PM
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