2015 Lexus LF-LC

When we talking about Lexus, first thought is set on luxury sedans. That is why concept they presented at Detroit way back in 2012 was somehow surprise. Then, we had a chance to see a platform for the new sport segment of the manufacturer, which could be released as 2015 Lexus LF-LC. After three years, rumors are louder, but confirmation from Lexus is not available at the moment. One thing is sure, company needs to be versatile by adding sport segment, and that will surely be 2015 Lexus LF-LC.

2015 Lexus LF-LC

2015 Lexus LF-LC engine

Powertrains for the 2015 Lexus LF-LC are secret for publicity. However, some leaked information were obtained so we can make prediction of plants under the hood of sport vehicle. One option is borrowing the engine from Lexus LFA. That would be 4.-8l V10 with high outputs of 550 hp and 350 lb-ft of torque. With this drivetrain, 2015 Lexus LF-LC would accelerate 0-60 mph in around 3.6 seconds and would have max speed around 200 mph. What is also rumored is that LF-LC could be a hybrid. For that version, possibility is 4-cylinder turbocharged petrol engine combined with electric motor. This combination would be capable of producing 350-400 ponies. Transmission will be dual-clutch 7- speed which will send power to rear wheels.

2015 Lexus LF-LC

2015 Lexus LF-LC design

We are not used to Lexus sport vehicles, so 2015 Lexus LF-LC will be new thing at the market. From what we saw, it won’t lack attractiveness. Front end and headlights will be more protruding, which will better aerodynamic. Aluminum and carbon fiber will be used a lot in making of the car and smaller brake cooling system will also add some more weight shredding. Long hood, swooped roof and shallow-raked windshield will make 2015 LF-LC more aggressive. Rear end will be lowered, with only changes on the taillights.

2015 Lexus LF-LC

2015 Lexus LF-LC release date and price

There were rumors telling debut of the 2015 LF-LC could be in Geneva or New York, at big car shows. So, we can expect at every next one. However, since platform is presented long time ago, we are sure that Lexus is planning to unveil production model. When it hits the market, retail price will be over $100.000.

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