Lexus may be busy displaying theall-new LS flagship
in Detroit, but they haven’t forgotten about the LC performance coupe, which arrives at dealers across the United States this May.
Available in two distinct flavors - the LC 500 and LC 500h, theformer is the most affordable
of the two and carries an MSRP of $92,000, while the latter can be had from $96,510, both excluding a $975 delivery, processing and handling fee.
Standard features include theLED headlights
, DRLs, 3D taillights, Drive Mode Select, color 10.3-inch TFT multi-info display, next-gen Remote Touch Interface with touchpad, Lexus Premium Audio, and paddle shifters. The Lexus Safety System+ package of active safety featurescomes at no extra cost
as well and includes Pre-Collision with Pedestrian Detection, Dynamic Radar Cruise Control, Lane Keep Assist, Lane Departure Alert with Steering Assist and Intelligent High Beam.
Prospective buyers of theperformance coupe
can also spec their rides with 20- and 21-inch forged wheels, Limited Slip Differential, Blind Spot Monitor, Intuitive Park Assist, head-up display, Mark Levinson audio system, and Cold Area Package,which adds
windshield de-icer and heated steering wheel, as options, in addition to four distinct packages.
TheLexus LC 500
is powered by a naturally aspirated 5.0-liter V8 engine,delivering 471 horsepower
and 398 lb-ft (540 Nm) of torque, mated to a 10-speed automatic transmission. The LC 500h, on the other hand, uses a 3.5-liter V6 hybrid powertrain that delivers 354 horsepower.