Manufacturing of the 2015 Lexus LFA supercar ended in 2012 after all 500 automobiles were marketed, and a brand-new Lexus halo model could be coming quickly according to a record from Autocar. This record says that a possible Lexus LFA substitute could be based upon the Lexus LF-LC concept from the 2012 Detroit auto show.
Lexus LFA designer Haruhiko Tanahashi recommended to Autocar that this new Lexus crown jewel sports car might currently be in advancement. This version would supposedly slot in above upcoming Lexus designs like the RC F, a high-performance version of the lately launched RC coupe. Nonetheless, Tanahashi also prompted that the following range-topping Lexus cars could be at a considerably reduced price point compared to the special, $375,000 LFA.
The Lexus LF-LC Concept which debuted at the 2012 Detroit car show was a huge, low-slung coupe with a dramatic appearance that integrated lots of Lexus styling components like sharp folds and the pin grille. The LF-LC Concept was powered by a hybrid powertrain, and Autocar’s record suggests that a production variation of this car would likewise likely additionally showcase a gas-electric drivetrain.
This future Lexus sporting activities coupe would certainly rest at the top of an expanding F lineup, which will certainly add the abovementioned Lexus RC F to change the outgoing IS F, and also a reported Lexus GS F that we have actually snooped screening recently. Autocar estimates Lexus International vice president Mark Templin as pointing out that the F tag will certainly quickly be a full performance division for Lexus in the vein of Mercedes-Benz’s AMG and BMW’s M, however with a different character thanks to potential differentiators like performance hybrids.
Look out for additional information concerning a forthcoming Lexus flagship over the next couple of months.