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Report: Toyota makes major changes to Lexus LF-A

Toyota has decided to make major changes to its Lexus LF-A concept in order to make it the "most luxurious, best handling and safest supercar ever," reports AutoExpress magazine. According to the report, Lexus has decided to ditch the aluminum body for a carbon fiber one. Furthermore, the company has upped the V10 engine's displacement from 4.8 liters to 5.0, offering 500 horsepower and a top speed in excess of 200 mph. The car will weigh in around 2,600 pounds, making for some impressive acceleration times -- not to mention impressive handling. LF-A will reportedly make its official debut as the pace car at next year's Japanese Grand Prix -- an F1 event that coincides with the 2007 Tokyo Motor Show.