Cars

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Summary

There is a total of 20 cars in LFS (Most require S1/S2). Most can be loosely divided into different classes to keep racing fair and fun.

Demo Cars

XFG and XRG
Demo cars
Model Abbrev Layout Drive Engine Output Weight
XF GTI XFG FF hatchback FWD 1.3 L inline-4 86 kW (115 hp) 942 kg (2076 lb)
XR GT XRG FR coupe RWD 1.8 L inline-4 104 kW (140 hp) 1150 kg (2536 lb)
Formula BMW FBM MR formula RWD 1.2 L inline-4 105 kW (140 hp) 465 kg (1024 lb)


  • XF GTi (XFG) - Front-wheel drive hatchback, similar to sporty hatchbacks such as the Peugeot 106 Rallye/Citroen AX GTi
  • XR GT (XRG) - Rear-wheel drive, front engined coupe, similar to a Mitsubishi Starion
  • Formula BMW (FBM) - Formula BMW FB02

S1 Cars

A drag race with S1 cars
S1 cars
Model Abbrev Layout Drive Engine Output Weight
XR GT Turbo XRT FR coupe RWD 2.0 L turbo inline-4 184 kW (247 hp) 1223 kg (2696 lb)
RB4 GT RB4 4WD coupe AWD 2.0 L turbo inline-4 181 kW (243 hp) 1210 kg (2667 lb)
FXO Turbo FXO FF coupe FWD 1.9 L turbo flat-4 175 kW (234 hp) 1136 kg (2504 lb)
LX4 LX4 FR roadster RWD 1.3 L inline-4 105 kW (140 hp) 499 kg (1101 lb)
LX6 LX6 FR roadster RWD 1.8 L inline-6 142 kW (190 hp) 539 kg (1188 lb)
MRT5 MRT MR single seater RWD 600 cc turbo inline-4 48 kW (64 hp) 221 kg (486 lb)
  • XR GT Turbo (XRT) - XR GT with a larger engine and turbocharger
  • RB4 GT (RB4) - Four-wheel drive, front-engined coupe, similar to a Toyota Celica GT4
  • FXO Turbo (FXO) - Front-wheel drive, front-engined coupe, similar to the Vauxhall/Opel Astra G Coupe
  • LX4 - Rear-wheel drive, front engined, LFS gets it's very own Lotus Seven replica, not too dissimilar to the Caterhams and Westfields of this world
  • LX6 - Much like the LX4, this sports a more powerful engine, although this weighs it down more, you'd never realise given the way it accelerates
  • MRT - Small open-wheel racecar somewhat larger than a kart, based on the real MRT5 built by the McGill Racing Team to compete in the Formula SAE championship

It is worth noting that in various leagues etc. the term "TBO" is used. This is simply class of 3 cars and includes the RB4, FXO and XRT.

S2 Cars

GTR Cars
S2 cars
Model Abbrev Layout Drive Engine Output Weight
UF 1000 UF1 FF hatchback FWD 1.0 L inline-4 41 kW (55 hp) 600 kg (1322 lb)
RaceAbout RAC MR convertible RWD 2.0 L turbo inline-4 183 kW (245 hp) 800 kg (1763 lb)
FZ50 FZ5 RR coupe RWD 3.6 L boxer-6 269 kW (360 hp) 1380 kg (3042 lb)
XF GTR XFR FF race car FWD 2.0 L inline-4 172 kW(230 hp) 840 kg (1851 lb)
UF GTR UFR FF race car FWD 1.4 L inline-4 134 kW (180 hp) 600 kg (1322 lb)
Formula XR FOX MR formula RWD 2.0 L inline-4 142 kW (190 hp) 490 kg (1079 lb)
Formula V8 FO8 MR formula RWD 3.0 L V8 335 kW (450 hp) 600 kg (1323 lb)
BMW Sauber F1 BF1 MR formula RWD 2.4 L V8 537 kW (720 hp) 530 kg (1169 lb)
FXO GTR FXR 4WD race car AWD 2.0 L turbo boxer-4 365 kW (490 hp) 1100 kg (2425 lb)
XR GTR XRR FR race car RWD 2.0 L turbo inline-4 365 kW (490 hp) 1100 kg (2425 lb)
FZ50 GTR FZR RR race car RWD 3.6 L boxer-6 365 kW (490 hp) 1100 kg (2424 lb)
  • UF 1000 (UF1) - Small hatchback resembling a Daihatsu Trevis/Mini 1000
  • Raceabout (RAC) - Mid engined/rear driven (MR) roadster developed by a group of Finnish students of automotive engineering and industrial design, MY 2002
  • FZ50 (FZ5) - RR Sports car resembling a Porsche 911
  • XF GTR (XFR) - Race version of the XFG
  • UF GTR (UFR) - Race version of the UF1
  • Formula XR (FOX) - Small single seater, resembling a Formula Renault
  • Formula V8 (FO8) - Single seater resembling a Lola Formula 3000 car
  • BMW Sauber (BF1) - 2006 BMW Sauber Formula One
  • FXO GTR (FXR) - Race version of the FXO
  • XR GTR (XRR) - Race version of the XRT
  • FZ50 GTR (FZR) - Race version of the FZ5

Car Classes

FR: XFG, XRG

TBO: XRT, RB4, FXO

LRF: LX6, RAC, FZ5

FWD GTR: XFR, UFR

GTR: FXR, XRR, FZR

UNCLASSIFED: UF1, LX4,

SINGLE-SEATER: MRT, FOX, F08, BF1, FBM

Car Steering Wheel Lock Angles

720°

All of these cars use the full 720 degrees of rotation:
XFG, XRG, XRT, RB4, FXO, LX4, LX6, RAC, UF1, UFR, XFR, FZ5

540°

These cars use a reduced lock of just 1.5 turns lock to lock:
XRR, FXR, FZR

450°

These cars use 1.25 turns lock to lock:
FBM, FOX, FO8

400°

BF1

270°

The only car to use less than one full turn, requiring a flick of 0.75 turns lock to lock:
MRT

See also


Live for Speed cars
FR class TBO class LRF class Unclassified
XFG | XR GT XR GT Turbo | RB4 GT | FXO Turbo LX6 | RaceAbout | FZ50 LX4 | UF 1000 | Volkswagen Scirocco
FWD GTR class GTR class Single-seater cars
XF GTR | UF GTR FXO GTR | XR GTR | FZ50 GTR Formula XR | Formula BMW | Formula V8 | BMW Sauber | MRT5