The new Lexus LFA marks an important moment in both the history of Lexus and the development of the supercar. Constructed using advanced carbon fiber technology  the rear-wheel drive Lexus LFA is powered by a bespoke  high-revving 552-hp 4.8-litre naturally-aspirated V-10 engine  matched to a rear-mounted six-speed sequential automatic transmission  giving 200-mph-plus performance  
With the LF-A proudly stationed on the Lexus stand at auto shows these days, maybe the two brand names aren't as far apart as they once were