12 January, 2016
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The All New Lexus LC 500

ENGINEERED FOR A NEW ERA

A UNITED VISION FOR DESIGN AND ENGINEERING

The LC 500 is the achievement of heightened collaboration between Design and Engineering teams at Lexus, creating a flagship luxury coupe fit to mark the beginning of a new era.

The LC 500 makes a strong statement about the future direction of Lexus and represents our ongoing commitment to design, performance, and artisan craftsmanship.

 

EXPRESSIVE DESIGN

FROM VISIONARY CONCEPT TO ARRESTING REALITY

The LC 500 shares many of the key design elements, proportions and visual dynamism of the concept car from which it takes inspiration. Defined by an athletic aerodynamic shape and sensual curves, LC 500’s flowing roof creates a low, wide imposing stance to unite function and performance with impassioned form.

The front fascia features a powerful interpretation of Lexus’ signature “spindle” grille, while interior styling reflects the dynamic luxury of the LC 500’s exterior. Driving position has been calibrated to invite spirited, sporting driving with intuitive control.

 

DYNAMIC DRIVING

EXPERIENCE AND CHARACTER UNLIKE ANY OTHER LEXUS

The LC 500 offers a sharper, more refined drive achieved while maintaining the superior ride quality expected of a luxury coupe. Power delivery to the rear wheels is handled by a 5.0-litre V8 engine producing target 467 hp (473 DIN hp),

Mated to a newly developed 10-speed automatic transmission — the first ever in a luxury automobile — With shift times rivaling those of a dual-clutch transmission. This engineering allows the LC 500 to achieve performance and agility uncommon for a 4-person coupe, accelerating 0 to 60 mph in less than 4.5 seconds.