2017 Lexus LF-LC
LF is a line of concept cars produced by this luxury division of Toyota. The Lexus LF-LC is one of those models. It was presented on 2012 Detroit Auto Show. After several years of development, it all indicates that this sports car will come into serial production already in 2017. LF-LC is derived from “Lexus Future – Luxury Coupe” and it is for sure that serial model will get another name. There are some rumors that it will be a new SC but for now, we will call it 2017 Lexus LF-LC.
2017 Lexus LF-LC specs
This concept car was presented on 2012 Detroit Auto Show and it made fantastic impression. Both critics and public were fascinated with its appearance. The 2017 Lexus LF-LC will definitely follow the design of concept car. Although some modifications are expected, new model will have most of characteristics like concept. It will be a luxury sports car in with coupe body style. It is designed in California and front fascia, which is characterized by beautiful spindle grille, it likely to remain unchanged. It will be based on Toyota’s new platform with engine in front and RWD.
The construction of 2017 Lexus LF-LC will be made of lightweight materials such as aluminum and steel. If you add to this excellent aerodynamics, there is no doubt that fantastic performances are guaranteed. When it is about engine, 2017 Lexus LT-LC will be available in two variants. The first one will be powered by 5.0 liter V8 engine with an output of around 475 horses. The 2017 LT-LC will be available also as hybrid. Exact details are still unknown, but it is expected that this model will be powered by some 3.5 liter V6 petrol engine and electric motor. Total system will be able to output around 500 horses. Although it is just a rumor, it is expected that new model will get new 10-speed automatic transmission.
2017 Lexus LF-LC release date, price and competition
We presume that serial model will be presented on some of the major auto shows in second half of 2016. Price of 2017 Lexus LF-LC will be high, somewhere around 200.000 dollars. It should compete models like Aston Martin, Rolls Royce Wraith, Mercedes C-Class Coupe, Porsche 911 Turbo and Ferrari California.
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