Lexus has officially unveiled the all-new 2016 Lexus LC 500h. The model will be showcased during the 2016 Geneva Motor Show the event which will kick off on March 3rd.
As you may have read in January, Lexus revealed in Detroit the LC 500 model but the hybrid version comes with a few interesting modifications. The most important is the introduction of the newly developed hybrid system named “Lexus Multi Stage Hybrid System”.
2016 Lexus LC 500h – Official pictures and details
Although Lexus doesn’t say exactly what powers the LC 500h, a report signed by our colleagues from Motoring says the car will come with a V6 3.5 liter unit and an electric motor. The combustion engine will deliver 308 horsepower while the electric engine will offer 217 horsepower. In total, the hybrid power-train will offer 470 horsepower.
According to the same report, this setup will be used in Lexus’s next-generation LS full-size sedan flagship model which will be revealed in the second half of 2017.
All the details of the 2016 Lexus LC 500h will be available after the official unveiling in March.