Lexus has gone through a transformation, from being the subdued alternative to the likes of BMW or Mercedes to a brand with bold styling, and this has paid dividends in its sales.
By now, we’ve got accustomed to its new styling and the spindle grille that features in all new products, such as the IS and GS, but the one that started this revolution has just been released.
Four years after stealing the show at the 2012 NAIAS in the form of the LF-LC concept, Lexus has finally rolled out the production version of its luxury coupe, the LC, and handed over the keys to motoring journalists.
Now that the embargo is lifted, the first reviews from the press launch are starting to come in. So, apart from its dashing looks, does the LC 500 have what it takes to lure customers away from its (mostly German) competition in the grand touring class? Let’s see what this reviewer has to say…