Should I have taken this cheap Lexus LFA deal?

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  • Published: 18 July 2018
  • Ed Bolian has bought and sold a lot of cars but there a few that got away that could have been great to own and great to flip. Ed tells us about a time when he was offered a Lexus LFA that would have been very cheap but would it be a good idea to take it? Photos by IG @ebouret and @winningauto

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Comments • 1 095

  • asanka prasath
    asanka prasath  3 days back

    huh!!!!!!????? ruf or what ever 997..992 911 all are same...lfa is a dream on wheels...even lc 500 better that ruf rt shit

    • Jonny G
      Jonny G  5 days back

      Normal people like comfort and reliability. Ed's not normal that's why his YouTube channel is big

      • Fadi Matti
        Fadi Matti  6 days back

        I been saying what this guy have had been saying nobody agreed with me

        • Because I'm BATMAN!
          Because I'm BATMAN!  2 weeks back

          LFA > Ed Bolian

          • James Watts
            James Watts  3 weeks back

            Understandable. If you don't like the car, why bother? If it was to keep, I wouldn't. Plus at the time you still liked the RUF so you'd be swapping something you liked for a car you didn't in a colour you hated. If it was to flip, sure it MIGHT make sense assuming you could guarantee a sale, but you couldn't

            • salvatore wilk
              salvatore wilk  4 weeks back

              Dude ... I’d be kicking my self too

              • Mellow Fellow
                Mellow Fellow  4 weeks back

                I really like you vids man, but dont ever fucking disrespect a LFA like that

                • Yeetification
                  Yeetification  4 weeks back

                  im sorry, but your opinion can’t get my respect. the LFA is a great looking and sounding car. a RUF is just a modified and upgraded porsche.

                  • Gregory Timmons
                    Gregory Timmons  1 months back

                    Doesn't like LFA's. Especially his because it's black. Then shows picture of blue LFA and the RUF pictures he shows. Surprise! The RUF is what color? Black. Plus, anyone who doesn't care for the sound of an LFA needs to get their hearing checked. Get out of the exotic car biz. Or both. No car sounds more like a Formula 1 car than an LFA. Not to mention only 500 were produced for the entire world. Oh, and it's a Lexus. Which means it will likely be more reliable than any other exotic you have ever driven except perhaps a Ford GT. I'm thinking the 2005 edition.

                    • comeberza
                      comeberza  1 months back

                      The LFA was and still is too pricy, but for me it was definitely a cool car with an amazing sound

                      • Placeholder Name
                        Placeholder Name  1 months back

                        LFA has the sound going for it, rest of it is kind of.. I dunno. Boring? So did most people think apparantly as that car kind of came and went and is now mostly forgotten. They made 500 of them, you never see them anywhere. People dont drive them. VW and Bugatti made less Veyrons, yet you see those a lot more out and about.

                        • Ron Heathman
                          Ron Heathman  1 months back

                          I drove an LFA and I found it heavy and soulless. I also agree that it’s not very good looking.

                          • Kobby Junior
                            Kobby Junior  1 months back

                            Lmao "sounds like an exceptionally well built washing machine"... That line got the lexus fans in their feelings 😂💀

                            • Miles Dean
                              Miles Dean  2 months back

                              I honestly forgot about the LFA.

                              • Walter White
                                Walter White  2 months back

                                Much as I enjoy Ed bolians stories
                                Why contact someone who may be interested in your car only to say
                                Sorry I don't have time to discuss it
                                That sounds clowny

                                • Harvey Morgan
                                  Harvey Morgan  2 months back

                                  This guy is a complete pile of sticks.

                                  • Tuki nieves
                                    Tuki nieves  2 months back

                                    I love that car so much 😍

                                    • Ian Visser
                                      Ian Visser  2 months back

                                      buy an lfa and notify jeremy clarkson, Im willing to put money on him buying one the moment he gets one offered to him

                                      • DTWD 904
                                        DTWD 904  2 months back

                                        Sorry Ed you must have been high off meth day of this interview 🤦🏼‍♂️. Sounds like a washing machine? 🤦🏼‍♂️🤦🏼‍♂️. That’s just not fact..

                                        • Bigtruckseriesreview Motorsports

                                          LFA was a complete failure

                                          • Bigtruckseriesreview Motorsports

                                            Sounds like an exceptionally well built Washing Machine

                                            🤣😂🤣😂🤣😂🤣

                                            Good move turning it down

                                            • Bigtruckseriesreview Motorsports

                                              That car was LAME.

                                              Waste of metal

                                              • Eric Hamby
                                                Eric Hamby  2 months back

                                                Ed says he dont like the LFA partly due to looks and engine... Talks about buying a VW Beatle.

                                                • Nishchaiy Dakhane
                                                  Nishchaiy Dakhane  2 months back

                                                  Great stories always Ed👍🏻

                                                  • R W
                                                    R W  3 months back

                                                    Euro-snob. Heaven forbid the Japanese build something great! Trade RUF for LFA, no. Buy LFA, yes.

                                                    • brapbrapbrapbrapbrapbrapbrap

                                                      the next generation of scion frs. this is the point where i lost all respect for ed bolian. easily the dumbest comment i have ever heard. the lexus lfa looks like it could be the next generation of the scion frs?? riiiiiiight. unsubscribed.

                                                      • LaczPro
                                                        LaczPro  3 months back

                                                        I was trying to get an excuse to insult Ed for not liking the LFA... But if the documents thing it's true, that's a relief he didn't make a deal for the car.

                                                        • FBI OPEN UP YOU SICK FUCK

                                                          LFA has one of the best exhaust system man I love hear of screen

                                                          • Nismoleb89
                                                            Nismoleb89  3 months back

                                                            Yea cant agree with you on this one bud.....

                                                            • no yes
                                                              no yes  3 months back

                                                              Fuck this clown.

                                                              • Alexander Rivera
                                                                Alexander Rivera  3 months back

                                                                Lol this guy turns down all cars .
                                                                He says I put my money where my mouth is he sounds like has no money.
                                                                Cheeeeeeeeepppppppoooooooo.

                                                                • chuckschilling
                                                                  chuckschilling  3 months back

                                                                  Kind of funny to hear Ed, who is obsessed with the brand that makes, persistently, the ugliest cars on the planet, saying that the LFA isn't a "pretty" car.

                                                                  • Triston Semper
                                                                    Triston Semper  3 months back

                                                                    "The soul that I'm looking for doesn't come from a brand known for reliability and comfort" buys Porsche. Complains about reliability and comfort. There are no words for people like this. Actually there are many, just not nice to use them..

                                                                    • Triston Semper
                                                                      Triston Semper  3 months back

                                                                      Washing machine? Really?

                                                                      • Jeffrey Osborn
                                                                        Jeffrey Osborn  3 months back

                                                                        Calls the LFA ordinary looking, owns a Ruf... Seriously, who picks a Ruf over the LFA...

                                                                        • Roddy Evans
                                                                          Roddy Evans  3 weeks back

                                                                          Somebody who isn't afraid to have their own opinion...?

                                                                        • Harvey Morgan
                                                                          Harvey Morgan  2 months back

                                                                          Hes a bundle of stix

                                                                        • Jeffrey Osborn
                                                                          Jeffrey Osborn  2 months back

                                                                          @Bigtruckseriesreview Motorsports i would say it doesn't look it's price and didn't put out horsepower numbers that unleaded but it's a great example of what a fast revving engine with an amazing transmission. It's basically a supercar Type R without the styling.

                                                                        • Bigtruckseriesreview Motorsports
                                                                          Bigtruckseriesreview Motorsports  2 months back

                                                                          I don’t think the LFA looks ordinary.

                                                                          I think it looks BORING

                                                                          Apparently: so did all the people who went and BOUGHT LAMBORGHINI INSTEAD.

                                                                        • fakeshemp44
                                                                          fakeshemp44  3 months back

                                                                          A prick :)

                                                                      • Mike Haun
                                                                        Mike Haun  3 months back

                                                                        Yea definitely should have gotten it

                                                                        • LordTechPro
                                                                          LordTechPro  3 months back

                                                                          I wish my washing machine sounded like an LFA and had a 202 MPH top speed!

                                                                          • pablo rages
                                                                            pablo rages  3 months back

                                                                            and i thought Ed was a car guy ... how can you not like the sound of the LFA ... nothing sounds as good

                                                                            • Al P
                                                                              Al P  3 months back

                                                                              This guy is a fkn idiot!!!
                                                                              SOB Chose a Porsche over a Lexus LFA?
                                                                              What kind of @$$hole does that?
                                                                              oh wait......
                                                                              this idiot did!!

                                                                              • Sunrise Sunset
                                                                                Sunrise Sunset  3 months back

                                                                                This car sounds like a washing-machine? OK... you're not that stupid.

                                                                                Biased? Biased AND stupid? A f*cking prick for sure.Huge thumbs-down for this video. A
                                                                                You're a liar too. No LFA's are cheap. Damn lying moron. How people gobble up your $hitty story under a title like that is ridiculous. The LFA is the best put together sports car ever made.

                                                                                • Henry Jackson
                                                                                  Henry Jackson  3 months back

                                                                                  Yeah right stop lying you just a little bitch at the very end. you made that up

                                                                                  • Isaac Gallegos
                                                                                    Isaac Gallegos  4 months back

                                                                                    Well you probably hate Japanese cars

                                                                                    • Ken Norcott
                                                                                      Ken Norcott  4 months back

                                                                                      Honestly? You should have, for exclusivity and that engine noise tho

                                                                                      • Jaime Aguilera
                                                                                        Jaime Aguilera  4 months back

                                                                                        ...I thought it was about the LFA not the RUF lol

                                                                                        • OMGITZADAM Al
                                                                                          OMGITZADAM Al  4 months back

                                                                                          LFAs are now worth 400k 🤦🏾‍♂️

                                                                                          • A-rob Is Beast
                                                                                            A-rob Is Beast  4 months back

                                                                                            Rant for 6 min in something that took him 2 sentences at the end 🤦🏽‍♂️.

                                                                                            • Justin Su
                                                                                              Justin Su  4 months back

                                                                                              forging titles? what does that even mean? as in the car could have been a stolen one?

                                                                                              • VINwiki
                                                                                                VINwiki   4 months back

                                                                                                Yes, printing accurate looking duplicates, sending them, getting the money, and then not sending the car.

                                                                                            • hosackies
                                                                                              hosackies  4 months back

                                                                                              This guy is just way too snobby...