The 2017 Lexus LC 500 Coupe is the latest model of future flagship luxury coupe of Lexus. This model will be placed far higher up the automobile food chain than the only other present coupe version of the Japanese brand, the RC. The 2017 model coupe was previewed by the California-planned LF-LC concept at the Detroit auto show in 2012, but currently running models are sprinting public roads.
The over caffeinated design squad of Lexus has been endeavoring to infuse the entire lineup of the brand with more passion for the past few years, satisfying some, offending some others, but nothing stirs the passion like a coupe. The 2017 model LC 500 Coupe is expected to be crammed with cherishing luxury features, with more technological features than any other Lexus models.
2017 Lexus LC 500 Design, Exterior
As the automaker has not yet revealed the external features, it is somewhat tricky to predict what the structure of the new coupe will comprise. However, it is expected that the 2017 model coupe will not drefinitely include the heaps of carbon fiber, which was used in the stratospherically costly LFA super sedan. It is anticipated that the new coupe will be constructed on a new GS platform, meaning the vehicle will have a customized version of the all-wheel-drive or rear-wheel drive or maybe an abridged LS structure.
External styling of the new model coupe seems to fulfill the pledges made in earlier reporting that the styling lingo of Lexus will carry on to polarize. The major visible external change of the new 2017 Lexus LC500 includes a trio of wider headlamps designed with the LED technology, similar to those of the Lexus RC F coupe. However, it is not clear whether the controversial grille of Lexus has been offered in a more pleasant way.
Some of the other modified external elements include flush door knobs, wheels similar to Bugatti Veyron, and redesigned taillights that assume the shape of a boomerang- that drip down the side of the body. With the latter external element resembling much those of the concept, it is anticipated that the front fascia of the new model coupe would contain several of the aggressive features of the concept.
2017 Lexus LC 500 Interior
The new Lexus LC 500 2017 is anticipated to come with the interior that will be a harsh compilation of forms. The clutch handles at the passenger-side will be similar to those in the current performance sedan models. It is anticipated to come prepared with an improved version of the newest infotainment system of Lexus, besides an available Pioneer greatest auditory system. Actually, the designers of Pioneer labored with the individual bowfins of the brand to optimize the audio performance inside the cabin of the 2017 model coupe.
The 2017 LC500 is expected to be powered by the same naturally aspirated engine as that of the Lexus GS F and Lexus RC F models. Consequently, the engine will be a 5.0-liter one with V8 configuration, which will be capable of generating an utmost power of 467 ponies and a maximum twist of 389 lbs per foot. The 2017 Lexus LC 500 engine will be combined with a ten-rate mechanical gearbox, but this will be shortly replaced by a double-clutch transmission system. The new model coupe will also be provided with better acceleration that makes it to attain the speed of 60 mph from the stationary mode within 4.5 seconds.
Check it also: Lexus LC-LF concept
Base price and the date of release
With the base price range of $80,000 – $100,000, buyers can expect new 2017 Lexus LC 500 release date during the concluding quarter of 2016.
New Lexus LC500 2017 pictures