Geneva 2016: Lexus LC 500h
We initially liked the 2+2 coupe in its powerful decline led by atmospheric block V8 5.0 of 473 hp and 527 Nm. This time also the most environmentally friendly version. With a mission to christen the new high-quality platform for driving the rear wheels Lexus, crossed the legal publishing Lexus LC 500h 4.76 m long technically it inherits the last system of multi-stage Hybrid (Hybrid Multi Training System).
If the first Japanese-label stays true to the continuously variable transmission, a second transmission is integrated, hybrid automatic transmission four-speed rear-mounted.
Lexus joins ambition “to emphasize the sportiness and driving pleasure offered by a hybrid system, aligning closer to the demands of the throttle of the engine speed, guaranteeing the best balance between power and consumption.”
In the simplest better exploit the power and V6 performance, provide better performance, while ensuring levels of content.
For memory and to summarize, this GT combines a gasoline engine 3.5-liter V6 295 hp at 6000 rev / min, the electric motor (44.6 kW), the lithium-ion battery (50 kg). What they proclaim a combined cavalry of 354 hp and a 0 to 100 km/h in under five seconds. other figures were not specified. A review in the planned launch next year.