“The LC Convertible is a very real possibility for the Australian market, so we’re looking at it now to see if there’s a production opportunity,” he told carsales.com.au today.
While hardly a direct confirmation, Thompson’s comments bring added credence to an LC convertible debut next month (not that the report from CNET was ever disputed).
Motoring Austrlia also pushed the envelope, asking about a possible RC convertible:
If the expected $200K-plus price tag for the first Lexus convertible in years is beyond your pay packet, then how about a smaller and more affordable Lexus convertible based on the RC coupe?
Don’t hold your breath, says the Lexus Australia chief. “I wouldn’t have thought so at this stage,” said Thompson.