The test of the 2018 Lexus LC 500 has been done in Seville, Spain. It gives much information related to the new improvement on both exterior and interior because there is no official announcement about this upcoming model. However, it was revealed in North American Auto Show. These two moments make the buyers keen to know deeply about this model. 2018 Lexus LC 500 specs review changes redesign.
2018 Lexus LC 500 Exterior Improvements
This new 2018 Lexus LC 500 model is going to have an aggressive appearance similar to LF-LC concept. It has a big spindle grille on the front part. The pattern of this grille is in a gradient design. On the bottom is completed with the diamond in a wide size. The most noticeable improvement is there is no chrome surrounding the grille, which usually can be found in previous models. Then, it has A-pillar front fender line to the roof and C-pillar as sharp edges. The ultra-compact LED is chosen for the lighting system in this model. It is called as Polaric Ellipsoid System. In addition, this model will use 21-inch Michelin Pilot Sports tires. Then, it uses lightweight materials such as carbon fiber for roof and aluminum for door skin.
Interior Redesign with Super Good Materials
This cabin as part of Lexus LC 500 2018 Interior provides a good material to make the passengers feel comfort. The paddle shifters on this model are made from a magnesium alloy. On the dashboard, there is 8-inch thin film transistor LCD. Next to the instrument panel is the Drive Mode Select Control that is adapted from LFA. The seat is designed with overlay rest and wrap surround the shoulder area. The interior door panel is the urethane elastomer foam with raschel layer that is a knitted fabric, then the last is completed it with Alcantara. Besides, this cabin has several security features like automatic high beam assist and a pre-collision system. The passengers also can enjoy the premium Mark Levinson system and user interface system. 2018 Lexus LC 500 exterior and interior.
Lexus LC 500 2018 Engine and Performance
The first engine possibility for these 2018 Lexus LC 500 spec is the 2UR-GSE 5L V8 engine. The ability of this engine can generate 398 pound-feet of torque. Additionally, it will produce 471 horsepower. Of course, the power of this engine can reach 0-60 mph in 4.5 seconds only. It is mated with the 10-speed automatic transmission. It uses LFA’s carbon fiber platform and the multi-link suspension is made from aluminum for the most. 2018 LC 500 engine specs.
2018 Lexus LC 500 Release Date and Price
The 2018 Lexus LC 500 is predicted will be launched during this 2017. Based on the rumor, some dealers are ready to accept the order. The estimation price starts from $93.000, which is more expensive than its predecessor’s price. 2018 Lexus LC 500 release date and price.