The Lexus LF-LC concept was released in the year 2012 at the North America International Motor, show as a luxurious future sports car. The development has been gone on secretly until recently spied pictures were released showing the prototype conducting road tests. This car named as 2017 Lexus LF-LC is considered as Lexus super coupe. It will compete in the same class with Porsche 911, BMW 6 series and Maserati Gran Turismo. Upon hitting the market, the coupe is expected to offer amazing technological features. Exteriorly, it will have a beautiful design emanating from the high-quality construction materials, which will also make it more stylish.
2017 Lexus LF-LC – Best Among its Segment:
The interior will possess some fantastic features though not as exactly in the concept whereby, it will be based on the new Toyota scalable platform. The vehicle will possess sports seats. They will be bucket shaped with leather covering and some carbon fabrications. The cabin will be finished with a leather cover; same treatment will be applied to the steering wheel while veneers will be wood finished. The dashboard is going to have many features that will be simple to use. There will be a large display in the middle of the panel that will be used to control infotainment and other features. Vehicle’s performance and conditions will be monitored through a digital display system. The 2017 Lexus LF-LC stability will be enhanced by lowering the driver’s and passenger’s seats. Steering wheel will house some of the necessary buttons that increase smooth driving; it will be smaller and with magnesium alloy paddle-shifter. Other features include an entertainment system, automatic climate control, and navigation system. It will also be possible to connect the vehicle with other accessories through Bluetooth and USB ports. Safety will be facilitated through the integration of advanced Lexus security measures like front and side airbags, anti-crash system, automatic braking and driver’s assistance kit. The roof will be made of retractable glass hence making it more aesthetically pleasing.
When a vehicle is in concept form, it looks more appealing than in its presented form. However, Lexus will beat all odds to offer quality work. The exterior of the 2017 Lexus LF-LC will have an extended hood, swooping roofline and raked windshield. The front section might not change much from the design because it will feature a spindle-shaped grille which will be smaller. Headlamps will be LED intended to offer a sharp appearance. On the rear, it will be slim but will have sleek tail lamps and a large bumper. The body will have a masculine look with broad hips and sportier wheels hence giving it an aesthetic appearance.
2017 Lexus LF-LC – Engine Options:
There is no much information available about the engine to be used in 2017 Lexus LF-LC. However, the most suggested one could be a V8 engine capable of generating approximately 500 hp and torque of 516 pounds-feet. Power transmission for the engine will utilize 7-speed dual clutch. Fuel economy is not yet available, but we can expect it to perform better than its close competitors.
2017 Lexus LF-LC – Price and Launch Date:
The earliest we can expect 2017 Lexus LF-LC to hit the market is in the second half of 2017. Price will range between $150,000 and 200,000.