Initially, the model of the Lexus LC500 introduced in 2016. Convertible of the same name came much later, in November of last year. And today, June 19, began selling variations of the open sports car in Japan.
The unfolding and folding of the soft top, available in black and beige, comes in 15 – 16 seconds at speeds up to 50 km/h.
Since climate control in a convertible is more difficult than in a coupe, Convertible LC500 system Lexus Climate Concierge, which is providing airflow to the neck and can automatically turn on the heating seats and steering wheel.
By the way, along with the convertible appeared and restyled version of the coupe. During a recent improvement specialists of the Japanese company has reduced the unsprung weight by 10 kilograms, setting a new stabilizer, the components made of aluminum, more durable springs and lightweight rear wheels.
In particular, in the colors of the cars appeared 2 new shades (Cadmium Orange and Nori Green Pearl), and became available to new wheels 20 inches in color Dark Graphite.
The technical part wasn’t changed. So, the car is still equipped with a 478-strong “aspirated” V8 volume of 5.0 liters. Together with him are 10-speed automatic transmission and rear-wheel drive system. Dynamic performance is currently not disclosed. An indoor variant can accelerate to first “hundred” for 4.7 seconds. It is necessary to take into account that the convertibles tend to be a bit slower due to the large weight.
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Still offered and a hybrid modification LC500h with a V6 engine at 3.5 liters, which in conjunction with the electric motor develops 359 HP Convertible LC500 is 15 million yen ($140 400), and coupe – from 14.5 million yen ($135 700).
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