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2021 Lexus LC confirmed for Australia, convertible arriving this year

UPDATE: The 2021 Lexus LC500 Convertible is now on sale in Australia. Details here. Lexus has confirmed its updated 2021 model-year LC Coupe is due in Australian showrooms this June – with the long-awaited LC convertible to join the lineup by the end of 2020. Pricing for the 5.0-litre V8 LC500 Coupe (351kW/540Nm) and 3...

2021 Lexus LC updates revealed, Australian details inbound

Lexus has announced upgrades for its sports flagship LC coupe in the North American market, and while local details are still to be revealed, a Lexus Australia spokesperson has confirmed we can expect to learn more in the coming months. While the changes remain relatively minor for the US model, revisions have been made to the model's infotainment, colour palette options, suspension, driver aid tech, and transmission mapping...

2020 Lexus LC500 Convertible revealed, confirmed for Australia

Lexus has unveiled just the third drop-top car in its 30 year history, the LC500 Convertible, ahead of its arrival in Australia during the second half of next year. Although its first two attempts – the SC430 and IS Convertible – weren't exactly showstoppers, the LC500 Convertible hits all the right notes on paper. For one, it's powered by a 5...

Lexus LC Inspiration Series arrives from $205,512

Lexus Australia has confirmed pricing and specifications for the evergreen new LC Inspiration Series, available in strictly limited numbers and now on sale from $205,512 plus on-road costs. "Fewer than 10 units" will be offered in Australia, according to the company's local arm, available with the distinctive Khaki Metal green exterior paint and tan 'L-Aniline' leather upholstery...

CarAdvice podcast 162: Take a ride in the 2019 Lexus LC500h

Joining Mandy Turner this week are Mike Stevens and James Wong. In car news, the 2020 Skoda Kodiaq RS will be coming to Australia, the Ford and Volkswagen alliance is expanding to electric and autonomous tech, the Lotus Evija has been unveiled, and the 2019 Ford Everest is getting AEB across the range. Sam Purcell reviews the 2019 Volkswagen Touareg and takes it off-roading...

Lexus LC Convertible headed to Goodwood - report

Lexus could be bringing a production version of the LC Convertible concept to the Goodwood Festival of Speed next month, according to a new report. Roadshow claims "multiple Lexus sources" have indicated the drop-top LC isn't far from its market launch, and should look exactly like the concept presented at the Detroit motor show in January...

Lexus LC500h 'Matte Prototype' revealed

Lexus Europe has revealed a special LC500h Matte Prototype for the 2019 Barcelona motor show, and it's anything but subtle. The matte-finish Space Orange exterior paint is, in the company's words, "another example of the brand's effort to keep innovating, this time using special colours with original textures"...

Lexus LC Limited Edition confirmed for Australia

Lexus Australia has confirmed a bright new LC Limited Edition, which is now on sale in Australia from $205,000 plus on-road costs. The new special model is essentially the same as the one announced for the UK in August, sporting a unique exterior finish, model-specific interior colourway and the $15,000 Enhancement Package...

Lexus LC500h recalled

Lexus Australia has issued a recall for its LC500h hybrid sports car, over concerns a faulty ECU could cause loss of power. The luxury marque reports improper programming in the ECU controlling both the hybrid system and transmission may not shift gears "within the required time period" when the "accelerator pedal is depressed quickly during normal driving conditions"...

2020 Lexus LC F spied for the first time

The rumours were true! It looks like Lexus is getting a hotter version of the LC500 ready for launch, and it's been snapped testing on the public road in Germany. Meet the LC F. The first hint this isn't your average LC500 is the front end, where the regular nose has been tricked out with bigger air intakes and a more aggressive splitter, along with vents on the front edge of the wheel arch...

Lexus LC Morphic Blue Limited Edition arrives from $192,500

Lexus has announced details of its new LC Morphic Blue Limited Edition, which brings a unique blue colour scheme inside and out amongst other special appointments. Starting at $192,500 before on-road costs, the special-edition coupe is $2500 more than the 'standard' version, and is available in both LC500 V8 and LC500h V6 hybrid variants...

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