This September Lexus takes its floor breaking LC500 to new heights in luxurious with the brand new LC500 Ultimate Edition with standout devoted Hakugin White paintwork, which has a sublime matt end.
In 2012, Lexus prompted a sensation with the disclosing of its LF-LC idea on the Detroit motor present, its imaginative and prescient for a radical new flagship coupe. Four years later, the idea turned actuality with an virtually unchanged design for the production-ready LC. Now that mannequin’s award-winning historical past reaches its pinnacle with the brand new LC 500 Ultimate Edition.
This particular model of the LC 500 Coupe and Convertible shall be out there in strictly restricted numbers worldwide – every mannequin’s standing recorded on an individually numbered plaque mounted on the centre console.
The stand-out characteristic of the Ultimate Edition is its devoted Hakugin White paintwork, which has a sublime matt end. This strikes a pointy distinction with black detailing across the muscular bodywork, together with the grille, door mirrors headlamp surrounds and exhaust baffle, and the 21-inch, five-spoked solid alloy wheels. This sturdy look attracts heritage parallels with Lexus’s previous coupe grasp, the LFA supercar.
The inside additionally has an unique end with upholstery in a deep Kachi-Blue. Luxurious semi-aniline leather-based is featured within the Coupe and a mix of suede-like Alcantara and leather-based within the Convertible.
The Ultimate Edition’s particular qualities are usually not restricted to styling. The automobile’s aerodynamic efficiency has been honed with the world-first integration of airflow-controlling canard fins within the entrance bumper moulding. On the Coupe, the aero administration package deal contains an auto-deploying black carbon rear wing. The wing’s form was outlined with enter from the world of competitors flying by Lexus’s help of aerobatic and race pilot Yoshihide Muroya and his crew.
Lexus’s Takumi grasp technicians have been recruited to tune the V8 engine for smoother rotation and the rear differential for even sharper acceleration response. Both LC 500 Coupe and Convertible use a 457bhp powerplant, with a 10-speed Direct Shift automated transmission.
The Ultimate Edition’s tools specification matches the highest LC Sport Pack+ with the addition of a color head-up show, Panoramic View Monitor and 13-speaker Mark Levinson Reference Audio system, plus “Limited Edition” Lexus scuff plates.
Production of the Ultimate Edition will begin in September. For UK clients, fewer than 10 examples shall be out there, priced £116,000 for the Coupe and £122,000 for the Convertible.