Luxury crossovers have always been the dream of car lovers. And when the luxury CUV transforms into a flagship vehicle its value and customers desire to reach its peak. So, get ready to welcome the new generation’s crossover by Lexus the LF-1 Limitless Concept at the North American Auto Show. This new vehicle is a combination of ultimate luxury, innovative technology, and value-added performance. This inventive SUV is designed in California at the CALTY Design Research and people from the factory are anxious to see customers’ response on bringing the 2018 Lexus LF-1 Limitless Concept in their lineup.
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2018 Lexus LF-1 Limitless Concept Exterior
The Lexus LF-1 gives a sleek look at first glance with its smooth curves and mild lines. Thus the body is an elegant blend of smart design and fancy curves starting from front fenders to the hood till the bottom of C pillar. Lexus signature spindle grille is also an attention-grabbing part of the new LF-1 CUV, with new three-dimensional design and LED lighting surrounds.
The glass top roof gives it more luxurious look. At the rear, the taillights above the wheels are extended outside and there are two opening which is serving as air vents. When it comes to dimension it is 197.4 inches long, 78.2 inches wide, 63.2 inches tall and with the wheelbase of 117.1 inches. It will be running on 22 inches alloy wheels.
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Lexus LF-1 Limitless Concept 2018 Interior
The interior of the new 2018 Lexus LF-1 Limitless Concept shows the same lavishness and ambiance which one can expect from a flagship vehicle. It can accommodate four passengers with ample head and legroom space. The bucket seats are wrapped in perforated leather in Chiffon white color. The cabin’s material is in the same color as of the exterior metallic color with satin finish. As you start the car, the cabin will light up with a lighting sequence along with the indirect lighting from tiny LEDs passing in from the perforation of the doors trim.
2018 Lexus LF-1 Limitless Concept interior
The steering wheel is also unique it holds all the powertrain controls, so it is handy for the driver to select the modes and concentrate on the driving. There are two rearview screens flanked out from the side of the instrument panel. The rear seats are identical to the front ones and both seats have their own infotainment screen mounted on the back of front seats. The rear seats also feature a center console with touchpad and touchscreen along with HAVOC controls.
The new LF-1 Limitless Concept is full of technical features. It is equipped with four-dimensional navigation system, which works as a caretaker for the programmed trip while focusing on the road and traffic condition. It can do the reservation for the hotel; tells you when to rest when to visit the gas station and restaurants. The dashboard monitor, infotainment screens or smart devices are utilized to display route info and navigation. The driver can also enjoy carefree and smooth driving with fewer accident chances with hands-free operations by activating the ‘Chauffeur mode’. Moreover, the steering wheel controls are also touched sensitive with the captive response along with gesture controlled input system.
The powertrain for the Lexus LF-1 Concept has not been disclosed. However, there is the number of possibilities. It can be powered by gasoline, fuel cell or it can be hybrid or plug-in hybrid or it can be totally electric power-driven. We need to wait patiently to get more updates.
Price and Release date
As it’s a concept vehicle, so it is hard to predict its releasing date, however, the car is expected to reach the production by the end of 2020. The cost and other package details will be disclosed near to releasing date.