Report: Lexus confirms production LF-LC for 2017

Lexus apparently confirmed the launch of the highly-anticipated production variant to the drop-dead gorgeous LF-LC Concept from the 2012 North American International Auto Show.

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Speaking with AutoCar of the UK, Lexus’s vice president for Europe operations confirmed that the production version is a-go. The Japanese luxury giant is rumored to revitalize the SC nameplate for this production LF-LC, utilizing a more modern version of the RC F’s 5.0L V8 good for around 480hp. The engine could be mated to a 10-speed automatic transmission while a 500hp+ version is also said to be in the research and development phase.

Should all hold to be true, the new SC or production LF-LC will be built out of carbon fiber and aluminum for some serious performance.

Source: Lexus via AutoCar

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