The newest edition of the 2018 Lexus LC 500 is one hell of a car. With the sharp design and that massive grille in the front, you are bound to expect a powerful performance from this one and it delivers precisely what you expect. It is loaded with carbon fiber and high strength steel and boasts of one of the best torsional stiffness that we have seen in a while.
While it does have its own flaws, you would love the luxurious journey it takes you on – only a few others in the market offers the same experience.
2018 Lexus LC 500 – Elegance and Toughness
The new model 2018 Lexus LC 500 is gorgeous! There is no other way to describe it. The long low hood with the mesh adds in elegance and toughness. Furthermore, it has the daytime LED running lights along with the LED headlights.
The hood is extremely low and the windshield comes up from the hood, along with the roofline that goes on till the trunk lid. The rear end has high horizontal taillights, trapezoidal dual ports that form a part of the exhaust system and a tail spoiler.
When you head out for a drive in your Coupe, don’t be surprised when others give you impressive looks, envious stares and thumbs-up signs as well. Just take it all in your stride and enjoy your ride. This model comes with a platform that is similar to the 2018 Lexus SC.
Moving in the 2018 Lexus LC 500
The 2018 Lexus LC 500 looks powerful and comfortable and assertive. The dashboard is also customized more as per the needs of the driver. It comes with a 12-inch navigation screen placed in the centre of the dash. The steering wheel has several controls and switches and the steering column has paddle shifters attached to it.
While the driver and the front passenger get more space along with a good view out in the front, there is not much space at the back, making it inconvenient for adult passengers to be seated in the rear.
The 2018 Lexus LC 500 Comes with Powerful Engine
The 2018 Lexus LC 500 comes with a 5.0 Liter V8 engine producing a 471 HP. There are four valves per cylinder and with a variable valve timing, it uses direct fuel injection to extract maximum power for every single drop of fuel.
The 4280-pound curb weight might put some pressure on the engine. It will purr up to a speed of 60 mph in just about 4.4 seconds! The whole driving experience is a smooth package.
Suspension and Handling
The Coupe is made up of different, but powerful materials like steel for better balance and weight. Carbon and aluminium have been infused in a few places. The 2018 Lexus LC 500 also creates an aura of speed sensitivity with its electric power steering.
With the engine weight concentrated on the front axle, the center of gravity is low and a well-thought-of driving position. However, with this coupe, handling turn-ins are now easy with minimum body roll.
Overall Driving Experience, Price and Release Date
The impressive exhaust system and strong brakes allow you to drive powerfully and take turns without cutting down on speed. The transmission is a smooth and dreamy one giving you heady sense of power.
The newest model 2018 Lexus LC 500 should go for about $92,000, with a release date sometime in 2018.