The Lexus brand presented on a showroom in Detroit a new flagman – Lexus LC 500 Coupe. In the Lexus company say that the design, characteristics and skill of execution of this car give the most complete idea of in what direction the brand will develop.
New Lexus LC 500 resembles superficially all concepts which logical end it became. The coupe received a firm radiator lattice with three-dimensional mesh filling, LED optics in front and behind, big air vents, 21-inch rims and an active spoiler.
Lexus LC 500 is constructed on absolutely new rear-drive architecture of GA-L (global architecture for luxury vehicles). It is developed counting upon that the most part of weight settled down as it is possible closer to the center and as it is possible below.
The overall length makes 4 760 mm, width – 1 920 mm, and height – 1 345 mm. The wheelbase of model is equal 2 870 mm.
The supercar is set in motion by the 5,0-liter 467-strong V8 engine. The similar unit is used on the “loaded” coupes of RC F and a sedan of GS F. It is combined with a ten-band automatic transmission and allows to develop 60 miles an hour (96 km/h) less than in 4,5 seconds. The Japanese car maker didn’t call the maximum speed of model.
The interior has a landing formula 2+2. Equipment included a multimedia complex of new generation, acoustics of Pioneer and package of security systems of Lexus Safety System +.
Start date of sales and the price aren’t declared yet.