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

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Demo Cars

Demo cars
Model Abbrev Layout Drive Engine Output Weight
XF GTI XFG FF hatchback FWD 1.3 L inline-4 86 kW (115 hp) 940 kg (2073 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 GTI and Suzuki Swift GTi

  • XR GT (XRG) - Rear-wheel drive, front engined coupe, similar to a Mitsubishi Starion, Porsche 944, or Mazda RX-7 FC

  • Formula BMW (FBM) - Formula BMW FB02

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 (2695 lb)
RB4 GT RB4 4WD coupe AWD 2.0 L turbo inline-4 181 kW (243 hp) 1228 kg (2707 lb)
FXO Turbo FXO FF coupe FWD 1.9 L turbo flat-4 175 kW (234 hp) 1140 kg (2512 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 Coupe

  • LX4 - Rear-wheel drive, front engined, LFS gets it's very own Lotus Seven replica, not too dissimilar to the Catermhams 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

  • MRT5 (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

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 (1323 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 (1324 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) 1120 kg (2470 lb)
XR GTR XRR FR race car RWD 2.0 L turbo inline-4 365 kW (490 hp) 1100 kg (2426 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 Mini 1000

  • Raceabout (RAC) - RR roadster made by finnish university students, 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


Car Steering Wheel Lock Angles

720°: XFG, XRG, XRT, RB4, FXO, LX4, LX6, UF1, UFR, XFR, FZ5
540°: XRR, FXR, FZR
450°: FBM, FOX, FO8, BF1
270°: MRT

On what cars are the LFS cars based on?

Note: this isn't "an official" list nor "based on list", only observations of what the cars look like by several forum members.

RB4 - Toyota Celica GT4, Toyota Supra Mk4
MRT - The real McGill MRT5
RAC - The real Raceabout
XRG - Mitsubishi Starion, Mazda RX7 and Porsche 944
XRT - XRG with an aero kit and more power via a turbo
XRR - You get the pattern. GT racing version of XRT
XFG - Fiat Punto, Seat Ibiza, Citroén Saxo/AX, Ford Focus, VW Golf GTi Mk3
XFR - Racing XFG
LX4 - Lotus 7, Caterham Super Seven, Westfield Sport 2.0
LX6 - See above
FXO - Opel Astra, Honda Civic Coupé, Mitsubishi Galant
FXR - Racing version of FXO
FZ5 - Porsche 911 (flat six mounted in the rear) Styling resembles Ferrari 550
FZR - Moooore and Harder. FZ5 racing version
UF1 - Daihatsu Trevis, Mini
UFR - Moooore and Harder again
FO8 - Formula 3000
FOX - Formula Renault 2000
BF1 - The real BMW Sauber F1 2006
FBM - The real Formula BMW


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