2018 Lexus LC500h Hybrid V6 is an enjoyable driveBlog Jun 25th, 2018
There are many rave reviews about the 2018 Lexus LC500h and it totally command respect for it. The curvy lines and angular accents make it hard to resist. But how does 2+2 coupe with V6 hybrid powertrain? In this post we will discuss exactly and will look into every aspect of it. 2018 Lexus LC500h Hybrid V6 can be addressed as modern automotive marvel. The hybrid powertrain combines 3.5 liter V-6 running the Atkinson combustion cycle with two electric motors. The powertrain is available with CVT and four-speed automatic. 2018 Lexus LC500h Hybrid V6 is a rear wheel drive system.
Lexus LC is two variants which are LC500 and LC500h. The stock Lexus LC500 is powered with 5.0 liter V8 engine. The engine churns out an output of 471 horsepower and is mated with conventional 10-speed automatic. On the other hands, Lexus LC500h is powered with subtle V6 powertrain instead of V8. Because of the V6 engine, the vehicle adds another 143 pounds and takes 0.2 seconds longer to hit 60mph. It is also 117 less horsepower because of the V6. Overall, the stat stands at 4.8 seconds acceleration time, 354 horsepower of output and weighs 4521 pounds. 2018 Lexus LC500h Hybrid V6 is priced $4,510 than the V8 powertrain.
The EPA rating of 2018 Lexus LC500h Hybrid V6 is 26mpg in city, 35 mpg on highway and 30 mpg combined. The V8 variant has 16, 26, 19 mpg respectively. Now the question arises if someone will spend $100,000 for a grand touring coupe.