New Lexus LC 500h Limited Edition Launched In India: Prices Start At Rs 2.15 Crore

Lexus has launched a new Limited-Edition version of its LC 500h sedan in the Indian market. The new Lexus LC 500h Limited Edition sedan is offered with a price tag of Rs 2.15 crore, ex-showroom (India). The limited-edition version of the premium sedan from Lexus is said to be inspired by air-racing aerodynamic technology.

New Lexus LC 500h Limited Edition Launched In India At Rs 2.15 Crore: Inspired By Air-Racing Aerodynamic Technology

The company stated that the new inspiration for the limited-edition model came from the partnership between Lexus Engineers and Yoshihide Moruya air race pilot. The partnership allowed the Lexus team to refine the aerodynamics of their product, offering advanced driving pleasure and superior handling.

New Lexus LC 500h Limited Edition Launched In India At Rs 2.15 Crore: Inspired By Air-Racing Aerodynamic Technology

In terms of design, the new Lexus LC 500h limited-edition sedan now comes with 21-inch forged alloy wheels, rear wing and black ornamentation on the front grille. The new limited-edition model also uses exquisite carbon-fibre reinforced plastic on the rear wing and on the scuff plates.

New Lexus LC 500h Limited Edition Launched In India At Rs 2.15 Crore: Inspired By Air-Racing Aerodynamic Technology

The limited-edition also comes with upside-down wingtips, which is said to further improve manoeuvrability and overall aerodynamic efficiency. Also, the Lexus LC 500h limited-edition model is said to have been built by the same set of engineers who brought us the iconic LFA supercar.

New Lexus LC 500h Limited Edition Launched In India At Rs 2.15 Crore: Inspired By Air-Racing Aerodynamic Technology

Moving Inside, the limited-edition model comes with black Alcantara wrapped seats with tan leather accents and seat belts. There are also more Alcantara bits covering the steering wheel, shift lever and door trims.

New Lexus LC 500h Limited Edition Launched In India At Rs 2.15 Crore: Inspired By Air-Racing Aerodynamic Technology

Apart from cosmetic and feature-additions, no other changes have been made. The Lexus LC 500h Limited-Edition model carries forward the same mechanicals as the standard sedan. This comes in the form of a 3.5-litre six-cylinder hybrid engine producing 354bhp at 6600rpm and 500Nm of peak torque at 3000rpm. It is paired to an automatic transmission as standard.

New Lexus LC 500h Limited Edition Launched In India At Rs 2.15 Crore: Inspired By Air-Racing Aerodynamic Technology

Commenting on the launch, P. B. Venugopal, President of Lexus India said

"We are very excited to announce the addition of the exclusive limited edition of the LC 500h. With its bold, aviation-inspired design language, we are confident that it will be well received by our discerning guests who value and appreciate the quality of finer things in life."

New Lexus LC 500h Limited Edition Launched In India At Rs 2.15 Crore: Inspired By Air-Racing Aerodynamic Technology

Thoughts On The New Lexus LC 500h Limited Edition

The Lexus LC 500h Limited-Edition model offers a host of exclusive elements and features, making it an extremely sporty offering, compared to the standard model on sale. The sedan is definitely said to get heads turning out on the Indian streets.

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Article Published On: Thursday, March 4, 2021, 12:31 [IST]
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