The 2018 Lexus LC 500h is an entertaining sports coupe which will refresh the segment’s offer. A lot of improvements are coming with this model. Among others, we will see a sports car in hybrid variation. Fans are skeptical about it since it can harm power output.
Nevertheless, engineers will do all to present attractive and powerful vehicle. Hybrid will help Lexus to establish itself in totally new class. Well, if they want to be competitive, they must offer cars in all segments. Another important thing is versatility, which comes with the addition of hybrid to upcoming lineup. Finally, we can’t judge it until the first tests it on the streets.
2018 Lexus LC 500h drivetrain
The drivetrain of the 2018 Lexus LC 500h will introduce the brand new system. The first part of it is petrol engine. Experts believe engineers will use 3.5-l V-6 unit instead of V-8 from the standard model. However, fears will come true, with plug-in drivetrain reaching 100 horses less than petrol unit. It is still around 350 hp, but not enough to many fans loving LC because of its massive output.
On the other hand, bigger profit is on the mileage. Having such vehicle with mpg rating over 40 is almost unbelievable. This is thanks to a hydrogen-fuel-cell and modifications ready for 2018 LC 500h.
2018 Lexus LC 500h design
Aggressive as always, the coupe will attract many drivers. Older or younger, females or males, everyone will turn heads after 2018 Lexus LC 500h. Big, attractive, chrome grille is definitely the main highlight of the visual appearance. Furthermore, headlights and bumpers are following the lines. Big air intakes are multifunctional. Besides airflow, these are also very stylish. Interior is as elegant as for standard model. The worth of mention is an increase of the overall weight. 500h model gains 150 pounds thanks to the electric battery pack.
2018 Lexus LC 500h price
This hybrid is not going to be cheap. Some reports say that 2018 Lexus LC 500h could cost near $100,000. However, with such power and fuel economy, everyone would like to see it in the garage. Nevertheless, we will know more details, since the company will come out with official details soon.