Lexus LC News

  • 2019 Lexus LC 500 Inspiration Series

    Lexus will bring its 2019 LC 500 Inspiration Series to the Chicago Auto Show next week, and it marks the first time U.S. buyers will be able to buy the Flare Yellow color. It's also the third time a Lexus vehicle will wear the "Inspiration Series" badge. The first was a limited-edition LC 500 Inspiration Series that debuted in 2017 with a coat of blue paint that took the brand eight months to develop. The name showed up again for the 2019 Lexus LX Inspiration Series, which donned a more sinister look. This third Inspiration Series model was first previewed at the 2018 Pebble Beach Concours...

  • Lexus LC Convertible Concept, 2019 Detroit auto show
    Lexus SC redux: LC Convertible concept hints at new open-top flagship

    The Lexus SC is back, or at least it is in spiritual form with Friday's reveal of the LC Convertible concept. The handsome drop-top is due to debut on January 14 in Detroit at the 2019 North American International Auto Show, and according to Lexus' own words the car hints at the future direction of...

  • Lexus LC Inspiration Series concept
    Lexus previews next LC Inspiration Series model with Pebble Beach concept

    With concept car looks, strong performance, and impeccable build quality, the Lexus LC is one very special car. Still, Lexus has gone out of its way to dial up the wow factor with a series of special editions collectively known as the Inspiration Series. The first was unveiled last October wearing...

  • 2021 Lexus LC F spy shots - Image via S. Baldauf/SB-Medien
    2021 Lexus LC F spy shots

    Engineers from Lexus have been caught testing an early prototype for the long-awaited LC F. Rumors of the car circulated even before the LC made its debut, but things didn't really heat up until last year when a trademark filing for the LC F name was discovered. Now we have tangible evidence the...

  • 2018 Lexus LC 500h
    2018 Lexus LC 500h first drive review: A glimpse into grand touring's future

    It’s clear that the path forward in the auto industry involves electrification. No market segment will be immune from it, though some will take longer to hop on the electrification train. Toyota is the current king of hybrids, with its Prius and Camry models. The Japanese automaker’s...

  • Lexus says its hybrids are fast as h
    Fast as h: Lexus out to promote performance aspect of hybrids

    If we say "hybrid", your mind instantly moves to visions of slow wedge-bricks clogging up the fast lane on your local highway. Lexus is looking to change that. A new campaign called "Fast as h" aims to show the performance aspect aligned with its own hybrid offerings. Those aspects are easy to see...

  • 2018 Lexus LC 500

    As if the Lexus LC couldn't get any better looking, the Japanese luxury brand has given an LC convertible the green light, according to an Auto Express report published on Wednesday. Even better news: an LC F performance model is still on the table. The news comes from an unnamed source familiar with the LC's future plans who told the outlet an LC convertible is a "done deal." Motor Authority reached out to Lexus for comment on the report and an official spokeswoman said, "The Lexus LC sports coupe is a terrific addition to our line-up and derivatives of the LC would be an exciting...

  • Toyota Gazoo Racing Lexus LC race car
    Lexus LC race car ready to take on 24 Hours of Nürburgring

    Toyota Gazoo Racing will field a Lexus LC race car at the 24 Hours of Nürburgring, the brand announced on Friday. The LC racer will participate in the 46th running of the grueling 24-hour-long race. Gazoo Racing made multiple modifications to the Lexus LC for its race debut. The division also...

  • Motor Authority Best Car To Buy 2018
    2018 Lexus LC 500 video road test

    Concept cars can be beautiful, but they’re ideas. They’re not always made to be real cars. Sometimes an automaker takes a chance and builds that concept. This time, it’s Lexus, and the result is this beauty. Want to find out if this 2018 Lexus LC 500 drives as great as it looks?...

  • 2018 Lexus LC 500
    Motor Authority Best Car To Buy 2018 nominee: Lexus LC

    The Lexus LC is a concept car come to life. It started life as the LF-LC concept at the 2012 Detroit auto auto show, and the public's response was so overwhelming that Lexus put it into production. We're glad it did because this grand tourer drives as good as it looks. From the arrowhead LEDs that...

  • 2018 LC Inspiration Series
    Lexus looks to Wakanda for LC Inspiration

    Lexus' flagship LC coupe is headed to the big screen, where it will serve as the chariot of choice for Wakandan leader T'Challa. You'll soon have your chance to buy your own version of this Marvel-commissioned coupe as part of the limited edition LC Inspiration Series. Just 100 are earmarked for...

  • 2018 Lexus LC 500 at the S.C. Johnson Research Tower
    Achievements in design: the 2018 Lexus LC 500 with Wisconsin's Frank Lloyd Wright buildings

    He was arguably the greatest architect of the 20th century, but he wasn't always respected in his home state. Frank Lloyd Wright was born in Richland Center, Wisconsin, briefly attended college in Madison, and lived for 50 years in Spring Green. Unfortunately, he often stiffed his contractors, he...

  • 2018 Lexus LC 500

    These days, Lexus doesn't do boring. It's all about outrageous styling, big power, and luxurious interiors. The new 2018 Lexus LC 500 has all of the above. No, I'm not high. I'm sober; the LC 500 is serious too. Before you dismiss the wild spindle grille, check out these 10 things regarding the 2018 Lexus LC 500. Looks like $250,000 The 2018 Lexus LC 500 starts from just $92,975? That's right, under $100,000. The LC 500 looks like an out-of-this-world concept car, and it should—it was designed after the LF-LC concept car from the 2012 Detroit auto show. Rolling down the road, the...

  • Lexus LC appears in the new Black Panther film
    Lexus LC 500 to hit the big screen in upcoming 'Black Panther' flick

    Tony Stark might like his Audis, but T'Challa, also known as the Black Panther, has a different vehicle in mind for his turn as the star on the big screen. The leader of the advanced African nation of Wakanda will team up with a Lexus product to bring his super hero to life in the upcoming Marvel...

  • Lexus LC production at Toyota Motomachi Plant in Aichi, Japan
    Lexus gives inside look at LC production

    On a dedicated line at the Toyota Motomachi Plant in Aichi, Japan, Lexus’ most skilled craftspeople, known as Takumi, Japanese for “artisan,” work on LC production. Many of the same staff worked on Lexus’ LFA at the Motomachi plant and now they’re using the skills...

  • 2018 Lexus LC 500h fitted with TRD exterior parts
    TRD trots out upgrades for Lexus LC

    The Lexus LC is more luxury cruiser than sports car, but that hasn’t stopped TRD from developing performance upgrades for the car. TRD is one of a handful of official motorsport departments at Toyota. The others are Gazoo Racing and TMG. For the LC, TRD has rolled out several exterior mods...

  • 2018 Lexus LC500
    Lexus LC F edges closer with trademark filing

    New evidence suggests Lexus is planning a high-performance LC developed by the F division. Lexus parent company Toyota has made trademark filings for “LC F” and “Lexus LC F” with trademark offices in the United States and Europe. The most recent filings were made on February...

  • 2018 Lexus LC500
    Lexus prices 2018 LC 500 under $100,000

    It's been kicking around the auto show circuit for a while now, but the stunning 2018 Lexus LC 500 is finally one step closer to adding some eye candy to a road near you. Lexus has announced pricing for the LC 500 and the LC 500h, and both models wear a starting price tag that lands a few ticks...

  • 2018 Lexus LC500

    SEVILLE, Spain--If you remember the very first days of Lexus, you remember the clever ads: the champagne glasses on the hood of the car, the ball bearing rolling down its hood, the "relentless pursuit of perfection." Forget it all. Now Lexus is chasing after world-class luxury and performance with big power, great handling and outrageous styling. They don't ever want to be called boring again. The evidence so far: the shapely GS sedan, RC coupe, even the latest RX crossover. Next up: the most extroverted Lexus you’ve ever seen, the 2018 Lexus LC 500 and LC 500h, the most convincing show...

  • 2018 Lexus LC 500 by Gordon Ting/Beyond Marketing, 2016 SEMA show
    Lexus LC 500 unveiled at SEMA ups power with enlarged V-8

    Lexus on Tuesday unveiled the first modified version of its upcoming LC coupe during the 2016 SEMA show. The LC isn’t due in showrooms until early 2017 so the tuning firm responsible for the SEMA show car, Beyond Marketing, were given early access to a pre-production example. Overseeing the...

  • 2018 Lexus LC500 spotted running around the Nürburgring
    Lexus LC 500 spotted making great noises at the 'Ring

    There are many fun jobs out there. One of them is, without a doubt, logging thousands of test miles in new vehicles. That goes double when those test miles take place at Germany's Nürburgring and you're behind the wheel of the upcoming 2018 Lexus LC 500. A YouTube user spotted the car running...

  • 2017 Lexus LC GT500 Super GT race car
    2017 Lexus LC Super GT racer revealed

    Lexus has unveiled the new race car based on its upcoming LC flagship coupe. The car has been designed for the popular Japanese touring car series known as Super GT and will compete in the premier GT500 class. It will make its debut in the 2017 motorsport season and replace Lexus’ current...

  • 2018 Lexus LC 500, 2016 Detroit Auto Show
    Lexus confirms more power for 2018 LC 500

    Lexus used Sunday’s 2016 Pebble Beach Concours d’Elegance in Monterey, California to show off its upcoming LC coupe. The version on show was the LC 500 V-8 model and on hand to talk about the car was chief engineer Koji Sato. There, he confirmed that the LC 500’s 5.0-liter V-8...

  • Lexus LC race car spy shots - Image via Lexusracing_36
    Lexus LC race car spied testing

    Lexus is developing a race car based on its new LC coupe. A prototype was spotted recently in Japan by Twitter user @Lexusracing_36, and although it’s heavily disguised we can clearly see the car is based on the LC. Lexus’ LF-LC GT Vision Gran Turismo concept from 2015 hints at...

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