2018 Lexus LC 500. When Lexus showed for the first time on the concept LF-LC again in 2012, jaws dropped with evocative, swoopy design GT Coupe. Turns out, it was not just a concept design. In response to a 2018 LC 500 Lexus luxury coupe packing 467 muscle horses.
At detection LC 500 at the Detroit Motor Show, Lexus began President Brands and Master driver Akio Toyoda his remarks by reading a list of descriptions of Lexus cars Press. We have words like “boring” and “bland” emerged. With LC 500, and hopes Toyoda to cancel this impression completely.
“Everyone, including engineers, wanted to keep this car as soon as possible to the original concept,” remarked Toyoda. It seems as if it were nailed only. But I do not think that this is the speeder primitive. Lexus wants this four seats to provide both performance and luxury, and stylish interior, with optional Mark Levinson audio package and a wide range of safety the next generation of pampering guaranteed to go along with the power advantages.
Lexus tells us Coupe 2018 Lexus LC 500 will come to market some time next year. LS Motorsports will based on the same platform to follow. Consider how to make a nice transition from the production of Lexus concept car, we can only hope there racer inspired Toresmo- LF-LC Gran vision in the works.
Of course, 2018 Lexus LC 500 strikes a provocative attention, such as courage expressive and foreign – really beautiful and slim car, but its appearance is solid emotions. From any angle looks like a sports car a powerful, fast and future – decorated boldly with the full “filler” huge grille “Spindle” bumper LED lenses carving, a “floating” rear pillars and a huge pair of the length of the exhaust pipes.
Overall Japanese Coupe Premium 4670 mm, width fits 1920 mm and a height of not more than 1345 mm. The gap between the front and rear pairs of wheels which is 2870 mm. On wheels and 21-inch tires, and based on the road dressed in standard size 245/40 R21 front and 275/35 / R21 rear. Interior 2018 Lexus LC 500 meets the atmosphere of luxury and comfort, elegant design and implementation of high quality.
Behind the multifunction steering wheel with a beautiful relief forms of modern digital devices and leather, “Panel”, side by side in peace and harmony with the interior design sensual. The front panel shows a negative slope with elegant design and modern, especially in the central part – the 12.3-inch multimedia screen complex, “family” on the original unit analog twice in the “climate” zone. Finishing materials fully comply with the put premium coupe – expensive leather, Alcantara, wood and aluminum.
The front rider in the LC 500 fall into the arms of a large seats with integrated head restraints, clear support from both sides, and a huge number of all kinds of amendments. But the rear seats formality purely – accommodate adult passengers on them is almost impossible (and evidenced by the decline “2 formula +2”) standard machine “Sports” Two in the “climate”, front and side airbags region, multimedia 12.3.Inch screen, leather, front seats with heating and ventilation, electrical, “Music”, a large number of high-tech equipment in the Pioneer, as well. “Chips” additional options including sports bucket seat, Mark Levinson audio system, and other bonuses.
Armed with 2018 Lexus LC 500 worth of natural gasoline aspirated V8 engine with a displacement of 5.0 liters (4969 cc) equipped with a combined fuel injection timing of the 32-valve, and the impact that has 467 horsepower at 7,100 revolutions / min and 529 Nm of torque at 4,800 in securities Finance / minute.
The storming fully transition to the wheels of the rear axle via the undisputed 10-speed Aisin automatic transmission with gear shift paddles to change gear lever. To accelerate the launch from a standstill to first “hundreds” in the Coupe two-door from the country of the rising sun takes only 4.5 seconds, and is limited to maximum capacity at 275 km / h. Sports a car based on its limits and turning placed longitudinally in front of the power unit on wheels, wheels drive base depth rear axle – GA-L wheel drive platform with a classic design.
The car has a steel body, which is used widely in high-strength alloys, and composite floors and doors with aluminum panels and the outer frame is made of carbon fiber (mass axes distributed in the ratio of 52:48). Double-wishbone front is installed to the 2018 Lexus LC 500 independent architecture with separate arms and multiple stops at the bottom and top, and the rear – multi-link architecture (it was the usual spring suspension, but with adaptive dampers).
The standard coupe is equipped with rack-and-pinion steering amplifier with electrical control, and all of the wheels can accommodate ventilated discs brakes with six-piston calipers up front and four at the rear axle.
On the market in 2018, Lexus LC 500 will come no earlier than spring 2018 in the United States, 2018 Lexus LC 500 will be available in the first half of 2018 at a price estimated at 100,000 dollars.