2012 Lexus LFA Dec20

2012 Lexus LFA

Only 500 units distributed from Lexus Dealers worldwide 4.8-liter V10 engine Delivers 552 of horsepower, 354 lb-ft of torque 0-60 in 3.6 seconds, revving to 9,000 RPM A top speed of 202 mph Click HERE to view the FULL GALLERY (42 Photos) Photos by Patrick Ernzen courtesy of Russo and...

Cars and Coffee, May 2013 May04

Cars and Coffee, May 2013

This month’s Scuderia Southwest Cars and Coffee was not only one of the largest I’ve ever experienced in my six years of attending the event, but also one of the best when it came to modern exotics. Not only was there the always stunning Enzo and Carrera GT in attendance, but an astonishing purple Lexus LFA (my first time seeing one outside the walls of a dealership). Unfortunately I wasn’t able to stick around to hear it in action (its exhaust note is one of the car’s most appealing features to me), but seeing it in daylight side-by-side just made me like it even more. It may not be the most beautiful car in the world, but every single curve is so clearly function focused that I...

Lexus LFA Jan21

Lexus LFA

I’ve been following the LFA project since the very first concept was introduced way back in 2005 and, unlike many, I’ve been a staunch supporter for the six year development.  My first car was a ’91 Toyota MR2 Turbo and my first car in Arizona was an ’87 Toyota MR2. ...

SEMA Show 2011 – Photography by Vince Estep Nov17

SEMA Show 2011 – Photography by Vince Estep

Photography by Vince Estep As I mentioned in a previous post, I haven’t been to SEMA in years, but fortunately, my buddy and fellow photographer was out there this year and was willing to share all of his photos with Desert-Motors.com.  Here are a few samples of his photos from the show.  Be sure to check out ALL of his photos at the link below… and it is a lot, at 138 photos total. Click HERE to view the FULL GALLERY (138...