2021 Lexus LC 500 Inspiration Series, with aviation-inspired design, unveiled

Dwaipayan Roy
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2021 Lexus LC 500 Inspiration Series, with aviation-inspired design, unveiled
2021 Lexus LC 500 Inspiration Series, with aviation-inspired design, unveiled

13 Jan 2021: 2021 Lexus LC 500 Inspiration Series, with aviation-inspired design, unveiled

Lexus has unveiled a limited-run Inspiration Series variant of its 2021 LC 500 car. Its production will be limited to just 100 units.

As for the highlights, the premium four-wheeler has an aviation-inspired design and gets an upmarket cabin with a host of features. It draws power from a 471hp, 5.0-liter, naturally aspirated V8 engine.

Here's our roundup.

Exteriors: 2021 Lexus LC 500 Inspiration Series: At a glance

The 2021 Lexus LC 500 Inspiration Series exhibits an eye-catching look, featuring a carbon fiber roof, sleek headlights, a large mesh grille, and 'Obsidian' paintwork.

On the sides, the vehicle is flanked by blacked-out B-pillars, ORVMs, and 21-inch black forged-alloy wheels.

Sleek taillights, dual exhaust tips, and a racing-inspired air wing spoiler grace the rear section of the car.

Fact: Power and performance

The 2021 Lexus LC 500 Inspiration Series draws power from a 5.0-liter, naturally aspirated V8 engine that comes mated to a 10-speed automatic gearbox. The mill generates 471hp of power and 539Nm of peak torque. The car can sprint from 0-100km/h in 4.4 seconds.

Interiors: A peek inside the cabin

The Inspiration Series comes with black Alcantara-trimmed sport seats featuring elegant Saddle Tan accents and seat belts, carbon fiber scuff plate accents on the doors, a head-up display for the driver, a Lexus SmartAccess Card Key, and a 915W Mark Levinson sound system.

For safety, Lane Departure Alert with Lane Keep Assist, Frontal Collision Warning (FCW), and Pre-Collision System with Pedestrian Detection are available.

Fact: What about the pricing?

In the US, the 2021 Lexus LC 500 Inspiration Series starts at $1,10,420 (approximately Rs. 80.7 lakh). It will make its way to dealerships there later in the year. However, no information regarding its pricing and availability in India is currently available.

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