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2020 Lexus LC Review


Anything new that is making the headlines from Lexus is bound to be watched with expectations and happiness by all the fans of this iconic carmaker. It is, therefore, no big surprise when we hear about the impending release of the much expected 2020 Lexus LC 500. As is the case with the earlier models of Lexus, the new LC version will most certainly be daring in conception. It, of course, will be a powerhouse in performance. There are many who also believe that it will set new benchmarks in performance and design evolution. Hence, it will not be a bad idea to have a closer look at the exteriors and interiors as far as this new variant of Lexus LC is concerned. Without wasting much time, let us straight away get into the task of digging a bit deep into the exteriors, interiors and also find more about the probable launch date and the rough price at which it will be available.

2020 Lexus LC

2020 Lexus LC 500 Redesign, Exterior

There could be some obvious changes as far as the exteriors are concerned. The skinny and vertical vents that were a part of the previous models might get replaced. They will now look much bigger and have larger sized outlets. The grille will also most certainly be a bigger splitter when compared to the earlier versions that featured the usual chrome grilles. The dome on the hood will also be missing, despite the fact that the engine is likely to be bigger and perhaps even more powerful.

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The wheels will most certainly get a complete makeover. LC 500 will get 20 inches forged Aluminum Alloy Wheels with P245/45RF20 tires at the front and P275/40RF20 tires at the rear, while LC 500h get 20 inches forged Aluminum Alloy Wheels with P245/45RF20 at the front, but 21 inches wheels with P275/50R21 tires at the rear. The multi-spoke rollers are expected to be of the lightweight variety and this might bring down the overall weight of the car by a few notches. The front fender will also see some changes both in appearance the material in use. It could be carbon-fiber-reinforced plastic or CFRP. However, these are just based on inputs from the rumor mills and not exactly confirmed the news.

Colors:
– ULTRA WHITE,
– NIGHTFALL MICA,
– SMOKY GRANITE MICA,
– INFRARED,
– ATOMIC SILVER,
– CAVIAR.

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2020 LC Dimensions:
– LC 500/ LC 500h Length: 4.760 mm / 187.0 in — 4.760 mm / 187.4 in
– LC 500/ LC 500h Width 1.920 mm / 76.0 in — 1.920 mm / 75.6 in
– LC 500/ LC 500h Height 1.345 mm / 53.0 in — 1.345 mm / 53.0 in
– LC 500/ LC 500h Wheelbase 2.870 mm / 113.0 in — 2.870 mm /113.0 in.

Lexus LC 500 2020 Interior

The interior will also be based on the standard model. However, you can expect some sportier additions and trimmer looking additions. The seats will be from the race-inspired cars and they will come with integrated foaming material and construction. It will have enough concentration of Alcantara and leather. There also can be some changes to the infotainment screen. Furthermore, the coupe will come with a custom 10.3″ Display Screen and this will set it apart from the standard models.

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The audio in the car is extraordinary Mark Levinson Premium Surround Sound Audio System with 13 Speakers. You also can expect black dashboard door panels. Some features are 2 USB Audio Inputs, 1 Aux Input, Bluetooth Capability, Integrated SiriusXM Satellite Radio, Enform Safety Connect, AM/FM/CD/MP3/WMA, Lexus Navigation, Enform App Suite 2.0…

Safety (LEXUS SAFETY SYSTEM+):
– Airbags: Front and Rear Side, Front Seat-Mounted Side, Dual Stage Driver & Passenger, Driver and Front Passenger Knee, Front and Rear Side Curtain
– Automatic High Beam,
– Pre-Collision System,
– Dynamic Radar Cruise Control,
– Lane Departure Alert With Steering Assist.
– Lane Change Assist…

2020 Lexus LC 500 Interior

Engine

The Lexus LC will most probably be powered by an upgraded 5.0-liter V-8 engine. This will ensure that the new version will be able to generate a neat 467 horsepower with 389 pound-feet of torque. With a bit of tuning the HP could go in excess of 500. The automatic transmission will have 10-speed with Direct-Shift control. Hence there are reasons to believe that it will be a powerhouse and will be able to lap up long distances with effortless ease while having the right automatic transmissions for handling city traffic with comfort and ease. From 0-60 mph stronger model should run for 4,2 sec.

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The hybrid version 2020 Lexus LC 500h (Lexus hybrid drive) will have Direct-Injection 4-Stroke Gasoline 3.5 Litre V6 engine with 354 horsepowers. The transmission will be M mode with 10-speed AT Simulated Shift Control, and it will have Shift-by-wire Gear Lever.
Fuel consumption at City/Highway/Combined L/100km for LC 500 is 15.1/9.5/12.6 and for hybrid version is 9.0/7.1/8.1. Fuel capacity is 82 liters or 22 gallons.

Release Date And Price

The release date is still not clear and it could be during the end of 2019 or during the spring of 2020. While pricing always remains a closely guarded secret, you can expect that the basic version of Lexus LC 2020 model should start at around $100,000 and it could go up by another 15% percent with new additions and features.

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