AUTO NEWS – Lexus LC 500 Convertible Regatta Version revealed

Lexus LC 500 Convertible Regatta Version revealed

Lexus has launched a particular version model of the LC 500 Convertible. It’s referred to as the Regatta Version, and the Japanese firm says it’s impressed by the world of yacht racing.

Tweaks over the usual LC 500 Convertible embrace a novel Structural Blue paint end, paired with a Marine Blue folding tender prime. The inside is trimmed in a mix of white and blue leather-based, which Lexus says was designed to “evoke the atmosphere of a luxurious marina.”

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It’s mechanically similar to the usual Lexus LC 500 Convertible. Energy is equipped by the identical naturally aspirated 5.0-litre V8 petrol engine, which produces 457bhp and 530Nm of torque. Drive is distributed to the rear wheels through a 10-speed automated gearbox, which ought to provide a 0–62mph time of round 5 seconds and a prime pace of 160mph.

An official worth is but to be confirmed for the LC 500 Regatta Version, though the corporate has instructed us that fewer than 10 examples can be offered within the UK. Lexus has additionally mentioned that each mannequin destined for the British market has already been offered.

As such, a price-tag of over £100,000 for the Regatta Version might be doable, given the particular version mannequin’s exclusivity and the truth that the present range-topping LC 500 hardtop already prices round £91,000.

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AUTO NEWS – Lexus LC 500 Convertible Regatta Version revealed


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