Plexus Worldwide to auction Lexus LFA, with portion of proceeds going to Feeding America

The Lexus FLA with Plexus Charities leaders. (Submitted photo)

Arizona Auto Week is known for showcasing some of the most luxurious and rare cars in the world. A car on the Russo and Steele auction block will give back to people in need.

“Thanks to Plexus Charities, the philanthropic organization of Plexus Worldwide, a large portion of the funds received from the auction of a Lexus LFA will benefit Feeding America, the nation’s largest organization dedicated to fighting domestic hunger through a network of food banks,” according to a release.

The vehicle was given to Plexus Charities by a private donation, according to the release.

The Plexus Lexus LFA, Consignment No. 6508, will be slated for the Russo and Steele auction calendar on Friday, Jan. 18. Go to russoandsteele.com/scottsdale.

“No one can thrive on an empty stomach and we are so proud that through Plexus’ Nourish One Initiative and our partnership with Feeding America, we have already contributed funding for more than 4.5 million meals to children and families in need in just six short months,” Tarl Robinson, CEO and founder of Plexus Worldwide, said in the release. “With the donation of this rare Lexus LFA, we’re excited to see how many more meals can be added to that ever-growing total.”

“We rely on partnerships with organizations like Plexus to help our food banks get food onto the tables of families in Arizona and across the nation,” Briana Crane, director of development at Feeding America, said in the release. “It will be exciting to watch the auction and know that the number of meals donated increases with each new bid.”

After 10 years in development, production on the Lexus LFA was limited to just 500 models, according to the release.

The Lexus LFA has a 4.8-liter V10 paired with an Automated Sequential Gearbox that produces upshifts in just 200 milliseconds, breaking the lap record at Nürburgring for a production car on non-competition tires, according to the release.

It can go from 0 mph to 60 mph in 3.6 seconds. It has a top speed of 202 miles per hour, according to the release.

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