Lexus Introduces LC 500 Flagship Coupe at Detroit Auto Show

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  1. Gecko
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  2. jwk
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    wooooooo, ooozing with all jazz of swtness
     
  3. Gecko
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    Really, really crazy just how close they are to the concept. I can't recall the last time that translation from concept to production was this thin.
     
  4. James
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    What's the guess in price 80k? 90k base?
     
  5. ANDY
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    brb, going to buy more powerball tickets... sigh.
     
  6. De Faulk
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    I was thinking the same! Even the same, Amazing, rims!
     
  7. Black Dynamite
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    Honestly, the exterior, I like it, but don't love it. Better than a 6-series coupe of Benz SL in style, similar to the Mercedes AMG GT, but at a much lower price (I think)
    The new interior seems to be where they hit a real home run, but the new Mercedes GT is also excellent.
    BD
     
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    Wow great article!
    I have a few questions:
    1- what would make the LC 500 faster than RC F? I mean they use the same engine despite it is lighter or there are another elements (it sounds stupid question sorry)?
    2- 0-60 MPH in less than 4.5 seconds? It looks so sporty I mean it should be way below 4.5 or it is not the official numbers yet?
    3- When is it going to be available? Price?
    4- LC F? LC H?
    I love it sooo muchhh!!!! Well done Lexus!
     
  9. Lexus Cohen
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    Lol, just work hard and save buddy. Do some uber.
     
  10. James
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    Is it bad if I tell my fiancé who I'm marrying in 5 months that instead of using the down payment for a house we buy this instead...:)
     
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  11. ACEtheOG
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    I was expecting it to be similar to the concept, but im still impressed. The interior is world class. 6 Series and S Class Coupe finally have a challenger from Lexus!
     
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  12. Lexus Cohen
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    Is it not similar to the concept?
     
  13. Bulldog 1
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    Put mine on layaway financing plan. TPW TBD. Only 95 more payments!
     
  14. Lexus Cohen
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    Lol, that's just horrible!
     
  15. Lexus Cohen
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    Is this the FSport model?
     
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    I find this so much better than the concept! It is so beautiful and definitely motivation for a college student like me to work hard to buy one of these!
    I mean we waited four years for this and Lexus delivered it better than I could ever imagine. Honestly, NSX who? SClass Coupe who? 6 Series who? 911 who? The LC wins this category by a long shot.
     
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  17. DDas
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    Are you joking? It looks exactly like the concept.
     
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  18. OlFius
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    This is a clear statement of Lexus, the emotion factor is now in the top drawer!
    And even the big boss now occurs in the foreground, in English.
    The future looks Lexus.
     
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  19. corradoMR2
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    Hoping for $90K USD but this car looks a LOT more expensive and can easily be justified at 110-120K in my mind.
     
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  20. corradoMR2
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    Interestingly enough, I can see why you mention this because of the grille, but no badging of it whatsoever. But this brings up an interesting topic of discussion. Should the LC be offered in F Sport?

    Personally, I'd skip an F Sport package offering on this car since it already is a "premium and sporty GT" as it is, instead simply have an LC (as we see here) and LC F. F Sport would cheapen the lineup in my opinion if this makes any sense since.
     
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