Published on January 6th, 2017 | by SellAnyCar.com Team
2017 Lexus LC Concept – Initiating a New Era of Luxury Coupes
When the Lexus LC and LC Hybrid made a debut at the 2012 North American International Auto Show, car enthusiasts all over the world fell in love with it. With its arresting style and dynamic proportions, the 2017 Lexus LC & LC Hybrid is finally reaching the production lineup. Regardless to say, everyone is breathless to see what features and design elements have been kept in this production model.
We bring you a complete and in depth look at the exterior, interior and performance of this dynamic coupe. Hold on to your seats because this is a really pretty coupe with out of this world features.
The Exterior Design of 2017 Lexus LC
At the first glance, you can tell that Lexus brought a substantial amount of the design from the concept car to the production model. You can immediately see that the new 2017 Lexus LC 500 and LC Hybrid has a very athletic and aerodynamic shape. The stance of the coupe is very wide, yet at the same time it is low to bring a highly functional design.
— Lexus UK (@OfficialLexusUK) December 28, 2016
The coupe will have the option of a carbon fiber roof, the standard is a glass roof that fits really well with the edgy design of the coupe. The front fascia features the signature Lexus spindle grille, a new 3D mesh and chrome trim on three sides.
The tripe LED headlamps have the thinnest projectors that makes the hood low with a short overhang. The roofline is sloped, the tail lamps are multilayered with sequential L motif, rear diffuser, and active rear spoiler and has an option between 20 inch and 21 inch forged aluminum wheels.
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The Dynamically Luxurious Interior
2017 Lexus LC 500 and LC Hybrid keeps the luxurious flow of the exterior and brings it inside the cabin as well. The interior is very elegant and very driver centric. The front seats are designed to bring you maximum comfort especially when you go for long drives. Lexus also brings you an option of sport seats that will bring you more lateral support and bolstering during tight corners.
With magnesium alloy paddle shifters. The seating surfaces are covered with supple leather or Alcantara leather. The shift paddles are mounted behind the steering wheel and many of the controls are now moved to the either sides of the instrument panel. This is a two passenger coupe, but you will have the option to add two more seats.
— Lexus UK (@OfficialLexusUK) January 5, 2017
The electronics consist of 2017 Lexus Multimedia package that will bring you more user centric and friendly interface. You will have the option of a Mark Levinson audio package and new premium Pioneer audio system which is standard in the new Lexus LC.
Performance Specifications of 2017 Lexus LC
The 2017 Lexus LC 500 and Lexus Hybrid is a rear wheel drive. The highlight of the Lexus LC 500 is its 5.0 liter V8 engine with 32 all aluminum valves. This massive and beautiful sounding V8 engine can produce 467 horsepower and a torque of 389 lb-ft. This is a very durable engine, largely because of its titanium valves and high strength, light weight forged connecting rods.
With dual intake inlet, the engine will create the best sound that you expect from a V8 engine. This highly capable engine is paired to a 10 speed automatic transmission. With its smooth shifting actions, linear energy power and 6 piston brake calipers, the Lexus LC 500 can go from 0 to 60 mph in just 4.5 seconds.
The 2017 Lexus LC 500 Hybrid features an efficient and powerful electric motor that is capable of producing 354 horsepower. The hybrid system is mated to a 3.5 liter V6 engine and a four speed automatic gearbox that will bring the best in every condition. The Lexus LC 500 Hybrid can go from 0 to 60 mph in just 5.0 seconds.
Safety Features in 2017 Lexus LC
The safety features in the new 2017 Lexus LC 500 and Lexus Hybrid include:
- Lexus Safety System +
- High Strength Steel Body
- Pre-Collision System
- Lane Keep Assist
- Automatic High Beam
- All speed Dynamic Radar Cruise Control
Price of 2017 Lexus LC in the UAE
Lexus has not announced a release date for their new 2017 Lexus LC 500 and Lexus LC 500 Hybrid. However, it is expected that the brand will announce a release date soon, with the price details for the UAE.
Look Out For 2017 Lexus LC On Auto Events!
The 2017 Lexus LC 500 and Lexus LC 500 Hybrid will be available for your viewing pleasure at the following motor shows.
- Detroit Auto Show – 8th January till 22nd January at Detroit, Michigan
- Daytona Motor Sports Car Championship – 26th January till 29th January at Daytona Beach, Florida
- Lexus Performance Driving School – 9th February till 12th February at Fontana, California
- The 65th Annual Mobil 1 Twelve Hours of Sebring – 15th March till 18th March at Sebring, Florida
- Lexus Culinary Classic – 24th March till 26th March at Sausalito, California
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