After company presented its LC 500 Coupe with 467 horse power at the NAIAS in Detroit, Lexus also presented its LC 500h or its hybrid version at the 2016 Geneva Auto Show this March. Company claims that 2017 Lexus LC 500h uses next generation of hybrid system called ”Lexus Multi Stage Hybrid System” and it offers to us amazing performance, greater fuel efficiency and grate pleasure while driving it. Visually new LC 500h is identical as V8 powered LC 500 and its interior comes some major modifications.
2017 Lexus LC 500h engine and specs
Although outlines of the hybrid system are still under covers, it’s likely that the 2017 LC 500h will most probably receive an adjustment of the 3.5-litre V6 unit discovered in the current RX tuned to provide 308 horse power and a tiny electrical motor ranked at 217 hp. With each other, the two power sources could generate over 470 horsepower. As we previously said Lexus has actually disclosed that the Toyota division Lexus will debut the brand name’s next-generation hybrid system, named ‘Lexus Multi Stage Hybrid System’, which it claims will certainly increase efficiency yet also be more effective. We are still not sure if new 2017 Lexus LC 500h will certainly match the LC 500’s naturally-aspirated 5.0-litre V8 for performance.
2017 LC 500h Exterior changes
Visually, the new LC 500h is identical to the V8-powered LC 500 save for very discreet “hybrid” emblems positioned right before the back wheels. The LC itself is based upon brand new supports, for ‘higher vibrant capacities’. The channel makes use of a mix of high-strength steel and aluminium, while a carbonfibre roof is additionally offered. The signature Lexus spindle grille is identifiable from the latest Lexus designs currently for sale, yet the Lexus LC 500h 2017 utilizes a brand-new 3D mesh design as well as brand-new triple-LED headlights that are thin adequate to permit the car’s reduced chapeau line. Multi-layered lights and a large rear diffuser control the rear of the car.
Interior design of new Lexus LC 500h
Inside, the 2017 Lexus LC 500h guarantees more of the deluxe as well as improvement that Lexus consumers anticipate. Lexus claims the layout is “both cockpit-focused and stylish”, with the engineering team paying specific focus on the driving location and also size and also angle of the steering wheel. Anticipate extensive usage of natural leather and also Alcantara throughout the cabin, plus magnesium gearshift paddles and optional body-hugging sports seats.
The LC 500h 2017 is fitted with the new Lexus Multimedia bundle, which showcases an upgraded infomercial tract also a new common Pioneer stereo. The coupe will certainly likewise feature Lexus Safety System+– a package deal that includes a collection of active safety technologies and also driver-assistance tracts.
Lexus LC 500h 2017 release date and price
New 2017 Lexus LC 500h will have its world premier at the 2016 Geneva Auto Show this March and it will hit the market until the end of 2016. If we speak about the price we still don’t have any official information but expect to pay around $100,000 for this hybrid version. Lexus will also presented its LF-LC Concept at this year Geneva Auto Show.
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