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2016 NAIAS: Lexus LC 500 Coupe Unveiled at Detroit

Lexus LC 500- 2016 Detroit Auto Show

The big news from the Lexus stand at the 2016 Detroit Auto Show comes in the form of a luxurious and elegant coupe. The Lexus LC 500 has just been revealed featuring a naturally aspirated V8 up front, an automatic gearbox and rear-wheel drive.

The Lexus LC 500 is a high-end coupe with 467 hp under the hood which is derived from a 5.0-liter atmospheric V8. This is the same engine from RC Coupe with a peak torque figure of 389 lb-ft and a 7300 rpm red line. The engine is bolted to a 10-speed automatic transmission which sends all the power to the rear axle. By looking at the numbers, it does seem a bit low on power given the fact that the LC 500 will cost $100,000 when it hits showrooms next year.

Lexus LC 500- 2016 Detroit Auto Show

This Lexus however does excel when it comes to cabin comfort. The interior of the Lexus LC 500 is wrapped in leather and has a futuristic look to it. The stepped dashboard is reminiscent of the current design trend at Lexus and includes a vertical display screen and a handy analogue clock. Brushed aluminum accents on the center console add to the contemporary look.

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