The luxury division of Japanese automaker Toyota, Lexus, will be launching a coupe under the name LC 500h. It is the hybrid variant of the LC 500. The automaker’s tagline, “More than a car. A Feeling.” surely grabs the attention. The coupe will be launched on January 31.
Lexus LC 500h | Price and Rivals
The luxury coupe is expected to be priced around ₹1.8crores to ₹2crores in India. It will be rivalling against Jaguar F-Pace and BMW Z4 once launched.
Lexus LC 500h | Engine Specifications
The luxury coupe will be powered by a 3.5-litre V6 Atkinson cycle engine which will churn out a good 354HP of power. This powertrain will ensure that the car reaches 100kmph from nothing in just 4.7secs. It will be a rear-wheel-drive coupe. The engine will be paired with an electronically controlled Continuously Variable Transmission paired with a 4-speed automatic transmission and magnesium paddle shifters.
Lexus LC 500h | Interior and Exterior
According to the company, the LC 500h is a beauty that makes it stand apart. The Takumi craftsmanship is what makes the interiors ultra-premium in the coupe. The Lexus LC 500h comes with LFA-inspired digital performance gauges and a carefully designed driving position. The infotainment system is another feast to the eyes. 10.3-inch Split screen multimedia display provides immediate, simultaneous access to audio or climate controls and various systems, including Navigation.
Lexus LC500h | Safety Features
The luxury comes fully loaded with safety features. Ten airbags which come as a standard make sure that the occupants are safe. A four-point pop-up hood system is designed to help enhance the protection of pedestrian while keeping it aesthetically beautiful. The rigid body structure with crumple zones also comes as a standard. Other features such as ABS and EBD come as standard too.
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The Indian luxury automobile market has been in distress from the past one year and we’ll have to see whether all these features will attract some customers or not.0