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LC 500

THE NEXT GREAT LEXUS


DIN hp 477
CO2 emissions, combined (g/km) 263
Combined (l/100km) 11,5
Acceleration 0-100 km/h 4,7
Maximum Speed (km/h) 270

FROM €150,900.00

EXHILARATING DRIVE

ENGINEERING EXPERTISE AND EXPRESSIVE DESIGN UNITE IN THIS FLAGSHIP LUXURY COUPE

The LC marks a brave new era for Lexus. Preserving the essence of the original LF-LC concept’s styling, we’ve created a stunning coupe that’s designed to reframe your expectations and take your breath away. You can see it in every curve, you’ll feel it the very second you get behind the wheel.

Powered by a 5.0-litre petrol engine, the LC 500 delivers 477 DIN hp/351 kW to the rear wheels. Developed and refined at motorsport events like the Nürburgring 24-hour Race, this hand-built engine is matched to the world’s first 10-speed automatic transmission in a passenger car, offering incredible acceleration and an awesome V8 sound.


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Driving the LC 500 – The Highlights

DRIVING THE LC 500 – THE HIGHLIGHTS

The LC 500 has been built from the ground up to provide a sharper and more refined drive that responds to your driving style. The LCs 10-Speed Transmission uses AI-SHIFT control which selects the optimum gear based on not just your preferences and vehicle speed, but your past driving style too to provide a more intelligent drive. Whilst technologies such as ‘Adaptive Variable Suspension’ and ‘High Body Rigidity’ further enhance the driving experience.

Inside the LC 500 – The Highlights

INSIDE THE LC 500 – THE HIGHLIGHTS

Sitting behind the LC’s ‘Takumi’- crafted steering wheel you’ll sense the ergonomic intelligence of the cockpit layout. All of the controls and interfaces within the LC are positioned exactly where you need them, to instil confidence and invite spirited driving. The low bonnet and instrument panel mean you’ll also enjoy a superb view of the road ahead.

Lexus Safety System +

LEXUS SAFETY SYSTEM +

Breakthrough Lexus Safety System + is standard on the new LC and includes a Pre-Crash System with pedestrian detection; Advanced Lane Keeping Assist to help you stay on course; Automatic High Beam for enhanced vision at night; and Adaptive Cruise Control, which regulates your speed to that of the vehicle in front.

V8 Engine

V8 ENGINE

Built to deliver rapid acceleration combined with the amazing responsiveness of a normally aspirated engine, the LC 500’s V8 delivers maximum torque of 540 Nm and reaches 100 km/h in 4.7 seconds. Engineered for durability yet with a lightweight construction, forged connecting rods and titanium valves allow agility at high revs. For effect, the LC 500’s front air intake is fitted with an acoustic sound generator. This enhances the V8’s natural sound signature and feeds it into the cabin, at a perfect level, for all on board to enjoy. Press the accelerator and the effect is further increased by external valves in the main silencer that open and close when you rev the engine.

10-Speed Transmission

10-SPEED TRANSMISSION

Another Lexus world first, the LC 500’s 10-speed automatic transmission provides astonishingly quick gearshifts. For a crisp, smooth and rhythmic drive, this 10-speed transmission uses AI-SHIFT control that actually selects the optimum gear according the driver’s preferences and intentions, based not just on vehicle speed, but also from past driving style.

20" & 21" Alloy Wheels

20" & 21" ALLOY WHEELS

20" Cast Alloy Wheels
Precision cast and machined, 5-quadruple-spoke noise reducing wheels, with a dark grey metallic coating.

20" Forged Alloy Wheels
Forged 5-twin-spoke wheels with an eye-catching polished finish. (Available on Sport Grade)

21" Forged Alloy Wheels
Forged 5-twin-spoke lightweight wheels. (Available on Sport & Sport+ Grades)

LED Headlights

LED HEADLIGHTS

This ultra-compact LED triple-projector headlight unit was specially developed to allow an exceptionally short front overhang on the new LC, crucial for high-speed handling.

Glass Roof

GLASS ROOF

Creating a feeling of airy freedom in the LC cabin, chrome-plated mouldings along the side of the glass roof amplify the elegant coupé profile, the rear edges echoing the lines of a traditional Japanese sword.

Carbon-Fibre Roof

CARBON-FIBRE ROOF

Lowering the LC’s centre of gravity, this beautifully finished woven carbon-fibre roof is manufactured at our Motomachi factory using a new high-speed resin transfer moulding process.

(Available only on Sport+ grade).

Retractable Rear Spoiler

RETRACTABLE REAR SPOILER

A retractable rear spoiler extends automatically at speeds above 80 km/h for extra downforce and high-speed stability, the side aero intakes reduce turbulence around the rear wheels to improve handling.

(Available only on Sport+ grade).

LED Holographic Rear Lights

LED HOLOGRAPHIC REAR LIGHTS

Inspired by the afterburners of jet fighter aircraft, eye-catching taillights with a sculpted metallic frame project an infinite Lexus ‘L’ motif. Closer inspection reveals the boot lock integrated seamlessly in the rear light moulding.

Driver-Focused Interior

DRIVER-FOCUSED INTERIOR

A Takumi master calibrated the best possible shape for the LC’s steering wheel – an elliptical grip that fits your hands perfectly when cornering with high G-forces.

To reduce eye movement and potential distraction, all important instruments and displays are positioned close to your view of the road ahead.

Controls you use frequently, like Drive Mode Select, are concentrated around the steering wheel. This attention to detail has created a driver-focused cockpit ready to experience amazing.

Climate Concierge / Nanoe® Technology

CLIMATE CONCIERGE / NANOE® TECHNOLOGY

Breakthrough ‘Climate Concierge’ automatically adjusts cabin, seat and steering wheel temperatures. Additionally, pioneering nanoe® technology releases negatively charged particles into the cabin to purify the air and effectively deodorise seats. They also have a pleasant, moisturising effect on your skin and hair.

Leather Seats

LEATHER SEATS

Beautifully stitched leather seats offer the best possible combination of support and comfort. LC Chief Engineer Sato himself was involved in developing this new design that went through a total of 50 test cycles.

Alcantara® Sports Seats And Door Panels

ALCANTARA® SPORTS SEATS AND DOOR PANELS

Figure-hugging sports seats featuring exclusive side bolsters that firmly hold you around fast corners are available in the LC. Expertly upholstered by Takumi craftspeople in a combination of contrasting Alcantara® and genuine leather.

Carbon Fibre Technology

CARBON FIBRE TECHNOLOGY

We've used the same carbon-fibre composite technology developed for the LFA, in the compression-moulded sheets of pre-impregnated carbon fibre in the LC’s inner door panels.

(Available only on Sport+ grade).

Machined Pedals

MACHINED PEDALS

A machined aluminium accelerator pedal, brake pedal, and large footrest with an anodized aluminium finish deliver true sports performance.

Analogue Clock With ‘L’ Motif

ANALOGUE CLOCK WITH ‘L’ MOTIF

Discover the discreet Lexus ‘L’ motif in the face of the analogue clock and the tactile raised surfaces of the air vent controls.

Multi-Information Display

MULTI-INFORMATION DISPLAY

To keep you up-to-date with all key driving data – such as safety warnings and navigation guidance – a colour multi-information display is integrated within the central instruments.

Extra-Wide Head-Up Display

EXTRA-WIDE HEAD-UP DISPLAY

Reducing the need to look away from the road ahead, selected driving data is projected in brilliant colour directly onto the windscreen via our latest Head-Up Display technology (174 mm x 48 mm).

Mark Levinson® Audio

MARK LEVINSON® AUDIO

13-SPEAKER MARK LEVINSON®
An optional enhancement, this world-class 13-speaker Mark Levinson® Premium Surround system with GreenEdge™ technology is specially tailored to the acoustic properties of the LC cabin. Delivering a digital home-theatre experience, fidelity is further enhanced by Clari-Fi™ that rebuilds sound lost in MP3 digital compression.

Blind Spot Monitor & Rear Cross Traffic Alert

BLIND SPOT MONITOR & REAR CROSS TRAFFIC ALERT

Radar devices mounted in the rear bumper detect vehicles in adjacent lanes that are not visible in the door mirrors. If the driver is indicating to change lane and a vehicle enters the blind spot, a warning signal appears in the relevant door mirror(s).

The Rear Cross Traffic Alert function uses Blind Spot Monitor radar to detect vehicles approaching the area behind the vehicle in a car park. When necessary, it alerts you with a buzzer and a visual display in the door mirrors.

Road Sign Assist

ROAD SIGN ASSIST

The Road Sign Assist (RSA) system on the new LC recognises traffic signs using the windscreen mounted camera, and provides information to the driver in the multi-information display. RSA can detect signs that are compliant with the Vienna Convention (including electroluminescent and flashing signs).

Tyre Pressure Warning System

TYRE PRESSURE WARNING SYSTEM

Receiving data from a sensor installed in each tyre, the multi-information display tracks tyre pressure data and warns accordingly should pressure drop in one or more tyres.

Parking Assist Monitor

PARKING ASSIST MONITOR

To make parking even easier, sensors in the rear bumper link with an in-car beeper to warn of obstacles in your way. The beeper can be turned off when not required. Engage reverse and the view behind the LC is relayed to the 10.3-inch display, complete with on-screen guides to assist parking.

Pop Up Hood

POP UP HOOD

Activated by sensors mounted in the front bumper, should you collide with a pedestrian, the Pop Up Hood slightly raises the level of the bonnet to give more space between it and the hard components of the engine underneath. This reduces the risk of injuries to the pedestrian.

8 Airbags

8 AIRBAGS

In addition to an immensely strong passenger safety cell, occupant protection is provided by eight airbags. The driver and front passenger are protected by 2-stage head airbags, as well as knee and side airbags. Curtain shield airbags run the full length of both cabin sides. All seatbelts are also specified with pre-tensioners.

Drive Mode Select

DRIVE MODE SELECT

Located beside the steering wheel, so you can concentrate on the road ahead, Drive Mode Select lets you shift between ECO / COMFORT, NORMAL / CUSTOM, SPORT S / SPORT S+ modes.

10-Speed Magnesium Paddle Shifts, Manual ‘M’ Mode

10-SPEED MAGNESIUM PADDLE SHIFTS, MANUAL ‘M’ MODE

For more fun on the road and an incredibly direct, dynamic response, ‘M’ mode has been adopted for the LC 500 that allows the driver to freely select and hold any gear using the paddle shifters.

High Body Rigidity

HIGH BODY RIGIDITY

To create a strong body frame, non-deforming LC parts are made of ultra-high tensile strength steel, while lightweight aluminium is used for door, boot and bonnet panels. Additionally, strong yet lightweight Carbon Fibre Reinforced Plastic is used for components like the roof and doorframes.

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2017 Lexus LC 500 quote

BUILDING THE LC WAS ONE OF THE GREATEST CHALLENGES SINCE LEXUS CREATED THE ORIGINAL LS.

Koji Sato, LC Chief Engineer

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