Last year some test photos of new Lexus coupe were captured in USA for which was assumed it will be production version of the LF-LC Concept. Now this is definitely confirmed, since this production model is officially presented at 2016 Detroit Auto Show and its name is 2017 Lexus LC 500. To remind you, the Lexus LF-LC Concept was launched in January 2012 at the NAIAS show in Detroit, as a 2 + 2 coupe with rear-wheel drive and Advanced Lexus Hybrid Drive hybrid drive system. Judging by the designs and it’s specification new 2017 LC 500 is the future of Lexus.
2017 Lexus LC 500 Exterior changes
Really clearly based on the LF-LC Concept, the LC 500 2017 seems to have lost very little of that design research study’s hostile designing in the transfer to a production-ready prototype. The new 2017 LC 500 is longer as well as broader compared to its RC cousin, in spite of including the very same 2 +2 seating design.
In advance, the now-ubiquitous Lexus “spindle” grille controls the nose. It’s flanked by triple-LED headlamps, which Lexus says made all the difference in accomplishing such a short front overhang (just like the Mazda MX-5 Miata, which additionally recruits LEDs). Below the headlamps of new Lexus LC 500 2017, the fog lights rest outboard of distinctive, vertical air conditioning consumption.
There’s even more unique aero in the profile, with 2 big consumptions sitting merely forward of the back fenders. Under those fenders are basic 20-inch wheels. 21-inch shaped aluminum variations will be offered as an option.
Interior design of 2017 LC 500
As wild and also angular as the exterior is, the in is reasonably subtle, with a relatively straightforward design and a driver-oriented cabin. Lexus says the cabin of Lexus LC 500 was made to make sure that the driver’s hip factor would be as close as feasible to the automobile’s center of mass.
The 2017 Lexus LC 500 attributes exceptional materials throughout the log cabin, including magnesium alloy paddle shifters as well as offered Alcantara as well as supple leather on the seats. The LC 500 2017 will obtain an updated version of Lexus’ existing infotainment system, plus a readily available Pioneer costs audio system. Pioneer engineers actually worked with Lexus’ very own boffins to optimize the interior’s sound efficiency.
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Lexus LC 500 2017 Engine and specs
The rear-wheel drive sport sports car is powered by a an upgraded variation of Toyota’s 5.0-liter, all-aluminum V8 and a 10-speed automated, dual-clutch transmission. The engine supplies 467 horse power as well as 389 pound-feet of torque. The transmission is matched to a new electrical control system with software application that aids anticipate the vehicle driver’s inputs by keeping an eye on velocity, stopping and also side g pressures. That power train assists to push the auto from 0 to 60 mph in less than 4.5 seconds.
New Lexus LC 500 Release date and price
New Lexus LC 500 will hit the market till the end of the 2016 with price between $100,000- $150,000.
Read more on this site. http://www.cnet.com/roadshow/auto/2017-lexus-lc-500/
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