Lexus has officially unveiled the 2016 Lexus LC 500h. The Japanese model will be showcased during the 2016 Geneva Motor Show, the event which will kick off on March 3rd. Under the hood of the 2016 Lexus LC 500h is the new Multi Stage Hybrid System capable of sending the power to the rear wheels.
The hybrid system uses the V6 3.5 liter petrol engine that can deliver 295 horsepower at 6.600 rpm and 348 Nm peak of torque at 4.900 rpm. Alongside the combustion engine is an electric motor that can deliver 60 horsepower.
Lexus LC 500h – Official pictures and details
In total, the hybrid system offers 354 horsepower which is enough for a sprint to 100 km/h in less than five seconds.
The new 2016 Lexus LC 500h is 187.4-inches (4760-mm) long, 75.5-inches (1920-mm) wide, 53-inches (1345-mm) tall and has a wheelbase of 113 inches (2870 mm). The front suspension used by the Japanese engineers is a multi-link which uses two upper and two lower control arms with double ball joints on each arm.
In standard, the 2016 Lexus LC 500h features the Lexus Safety System + incorporating a pre-crash safety system with pedestrian detection. More than that, the coupe will feature adaptive cruise control, automatic high beam, and lane keeping assist.