Lexus seems to have been concentrating on the performance sector lately. This is definitely going to be reflected in the new and upcoming 2018 Lexus LC 500. Lexus has evolved (improved) over the years with the utmost focus on driving enjoyment and design. This has been reflected in the company’s latest models.
Similarly, this upcoming 2018 LC 500 will give a hint of what the company has planned for the future. Although this flagship will not receive a complete makeover, the changes are definitely going to be prominent.
This company will be laying its focus more towards the exclusiveness of this sports coupe. So this model is certainly to meet some great expectations.
2018 Lexus LC 500 – Engine Specifications and Performance
Starting with an engine of this 2018 Lexus LC 500, experts have suggested that a 5.0-liter V8 engine is going to be used. This engine, in turn, will produce 468 hp and a torque of 391 lb-ft. It has been said that a 10-speed automatic transmission system will be used with this engine.
Furthermore, a rear wheel drive configuration has been said to be used. As far as performance of this model is concerned, it has been expected to take a sprint from 0 to 60 mph in about 4.5 seconds.
Available Trims and Suspension:
4 trims options will be made available for this upcoming Lexus LC 500. These trim options include Sport Plus, Sport, Touring, and base.
Several sources have said that the makers will incorporate a multi-link suspension system which will be made up of aluminum. The geometry with wheel travel will be maintained with dual ball joints.
2018 Lexus LC 500 – Exterior Body Design
Fancy is the word that might sum up this new 2018 Lexus LC 500 as its visuals are just intriguing. This starts with the front fascia of the model, a stylish and aggressive trapezoidal grille can be noticed right away.
This grille has been heavily decorated with chrome has a solid mesh pattern. Moving on, the headlights to have a fancy design. While the upper portion of headlights consists of projectors, the lower portion has a stylistic LED strip.
Air vents on each side of the front bumper have been vertically placed. One of the most interesting features that highlight the visuals of this model is the roof which has a unique approach of sloping.
Interior Cabin of 2018 Lexus LC 500
Visuals are not just exciting on the outside but inside of this model too. While official changes/improvements have not been disclosed, experts have put out some suggestions. According to it, the dashboard is definitely going to see some change.
Pioneer premium audio system will come as standard. It has also been said that a new software will be debuted in this model while will give a simpler user interface. Other than that safety features like automatic high beam assist, cruise control, and a pre-collision system will be used.
2018 Lexus LC 500 – Price and Release Date
Though nothing has been confirmed, expect the price of this model to start from $100,000 for the base model. It has been said that this Lexus LC 500 2018 will be released during May next year.