The new Lexus LC 500 the discovered from the Hall of Detroit
This is amazing Lexus LC 500, your presentation just occur at the Detroit motor show of the hand of the very Aiko Toyoda, CEO of Toyota. Few believed the manufacturer when they presented the prototype LF-LC Concept back in 2012 and announced it would lead to the production, but the spectacular sport has seen today, the light and really has left us impressed.
Incredible design, luxury, technology and performance to this LC 500
The LC 500 is the flagship of sportsmanship Lexus filling the range with a vehicle of passion of luxury and high performance. As if an older sibling for the RC F it were, the CL 500 has a more dynamic design if it is to be of sensual curves and exciting ways, according to words of the manufacturer. Although it led to forms a little more rational in your production version, maintains a looks very similar to the prototype from which it stems.
The manufacturer continues with its policy of making your range more passionate after presenting the sporty Lexus RC, the attractive SUV lines angular Lexus NX and the new sports sedan Lexus IS. Without forgetting the introduction of engines gasoline in a range conquered in principle only by propellants hybrid.
Combination of luxury and performance like never before seen in a Lexus
Broad-bodied, very close to the ground, and above all dynamic. The Lexus LC 500 measured 4,760 yards mm long, 1.920 mm width and 1.345 mm high. It has a large hood that begins in a large grid-lined by LED headlights three-point and the day lighting in the form of an arrow. The profile of the windshield is very sloped and the same we say of the fall of the roof, which can be carbon fiber -crystal series-, which narrows as it moves toward the rear.
Looking behind us come with powerful steps, wheels, muscular line of shoulders, that advances on them and ends in a spectacular picture formed by the optics in the rear, the spoiler active optional, the exhaust outlets and the huge diffuser. Mounted wheels 20 (tires 245/45 front and 275/40 rear) or 21-inch (245/40 + 275/35).
inside, we find a luxurious cabin at the that has taken care of the smallest detail such as the size and angle of the steering wheel, the touch and design of the gear lever automatic manufactured in magnesium or the upholstery mixed leather and Alcantara. Some parts, such as door panels, center console and dashboard are upholstered handmade.
Interior distinguished and care for the new flagship of the brand
also, a premiere of the new multimedia system Lexus, whose software is faster and more intuitive, in addition to providing an excellent audio quality. Your endowment of security you can add a full package of technologies such as emergency braking system, lane-keeping assistants, road lighting adaptive and the dynamic cruise control.
New platform, powertrain, automatic transmission and multimedia system
Under all this luxury suit and design is a new platform of rear-wheel-drive premiered in LC 500 and that it we will soon see in other models of Lexus in her near future. A platform that offers a performance and refined sports which achieves a better quality of driving. Next to it is also premiering a new automatic transmission to ten relationships, of less weight than the current eight-speed transmission that offers Lexus, in combination the well-known block 5.0-liter V8.
The propellant atmospheric V8 own production, which also assembles the Lexus RC F, provides 477 CV 7,100 rpm and 527 Nm of maximum torque at 4,800 rpm. The official numbers dictate that accelerates from 0 to 100 km/h in 4.5 seconds. The motor has been specially manufactured to withstand high revs and offer a incredible sound for our enjoyment. Predictably the next year we will get to know a hybrid version of this sport named Lexus LC 500h.