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Lexus LC 500 Convertible Arrives – RM1.35 million

2020 Lexus LC 500 Convertible

From the moment it was launched a few years ago until yesterday, the Lexus LC 500 was arguably the sexiest car in Malaysia, but that has changed with the arrival of its sexier, topless twin – the 2020 Lexus LC 500 Convertible.

Priced at RM1.35 million on the road without insurance, the 2020 Lexus LC 500 Convertible comes with a hydraulically operated soft top which features an innovative folding mechanism that allows it to open in 15 seconds and close in 16 seconds at speeds up to 50 km/h.

2020 Lexus LC 500 Convertible front

The soft top, which is constructed from a 4-layered material, can be opened or closed at speeds up to 50kmh for added convenience.

2020 Lexus LC 500 Convertible side profile

A tonneau cover is also incorporated to cover the roof storage space in order to give the LC 500 Convertible a neat appearance when the roof is opened.

2020 Lexus LC 500 Convertible headlight

Because of the soft top setup, the Lexus LC 500 Convertible weighs 100 kg more than its coupe sibling, at 2,035 kg.

2020 Lexus LC 500 Convertible

Powered by a 5.0-litre V8 engine producing 470 hp and 540 Nm of torque, the Lexus LC 500 Convertible is capable of sprinting from 0 to 100km/h in 4.9 seconds, and achieving an electronically limited top speed of 270 km/h.

2020 Lexus LC 500 Convertible interior

Paired with the engine is a 10-speed automatic gearbox which sends all the power exclusively to the rear wheels.

2020 Lexus LC 500 Convertible rear

On the exterior, highlights include Lexus’ Spindle Grille, 3-beam LED projector headlights, LED taillights, a third brake light integrated into the edge of the trunk lid,  21-inch wheels, and like 10 colour options.

2020 Lexus LC 500 Convertible engine

As for the interior, there are three colour options – Flare Red, Black, and OcherIn terms of interior colours, the LC 500 Convertible is offered in Flare Red, Black and Ocher.

2020 Lexus LC 500 Convertible Instrument Panel

The 2+2 cabin also features an eight-way power adjustable semi-aniline leather sports seats with heater and ventilation for the perfect driving position.

2020 Lexus LC 500 Convertible Rims

Other cool equipment include a Takumi designed gear shift that fits the driver’s palm perfectly, a  10.3-inch high-resolution split-screen multimedia display, voice-activated navigation system, Apple CarPlay and Android Auto support, an 8-inch Digital Combination Meter, a Heads-up Display, and a 13-speaker Mark Levinson Reference Surround Sound System.

2020 Lexus LC 500 features

Where safety is concerned, the new LC 500 Convertible arrives with Lexus Safety System+ (LSS+) which includes Pre-Collision System, Lane Departure Alert with Lane Keep Assist, Dynamic Radar Cruise Control and Automatic High Beams.

2020 Lexus LC 500 Convertible gear

The vehicle is also equipped with a total of six airbags, Blind Spot Monitor with Rear Cross-Traffic Alert, and active roll-bars as standard features.

2020 Lexus LC 500 Convertible taillight

Those who purchase the Lexus LC 500 Convertible will be able to enjoy a 5-year unlimited mileage warranty, plus free service throughout that duration or for its first 100,000km as long as it is cared for accordingly by trained Lexus professionals at authorised Lexus Centres.

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Lighter, Safer, Sharper New Lexus LC 500 is Here, Just for RM1.25 million

Greetings, millionaires! The new Lexus LC 500 is now here in Malaysia, and it is officially open for booking!

For 2020, Lexus has introduced a number of enhancements to the LC 500 with particular focus on enhancing its comfort, safety and handling, starting from the weight reduction. Thanks to the lighter 21-inch wheels and the forged aluminium front lower arms, the car is now 10kg lighter.

They have also added a new performance damper in the rear, and a new Adaptive Variable Suspension (AVS) control system, both of which enhance ride comfort while the Active Cornering Assist (ACA) control has been tweaked to operate in conjunction with the Variable Gear Ratio Steering (VGRS), Dynamic Rear Steering (DRS) and the re-configured Electric Power Steering (EPS) to provide more precise and crisp handling and a more tactile steering response.

Inside, new additions include a Power Easy Access feature where the driver’s seat slides away once the ignition is switched off, on top of the steering column stow-away feature which makes egress ever more convenient.

The new LC 500 also comes with Android Auto and Apple CarPlay, and a new 10.3-inch Electro Multi Vision (EMV) high definition screen that is capable of displaying HD (1280×480) videos and images.

Added to this is a host of Lexus Safety System + (LSS+) features like the Front Pre-Collision System (PCS), Automatic High Beam (AHB), Lane Keeping System and Dynamic Radar Cruise Control (DRCC) that work on top of the 8 airbags on board and a new park feature where the transmission is automatically placed in “P” when the door is open to avoid accidental runaways.

Powering the new Lexus LC 500 is a 5.0-litre V8 Dual VVT-i engine and a tweaked 10-speed Direct Shift automatic gearbox producing 470 hp and 540 Nm of torque, enabling the car to do the century sprint in 4.4 seconds.

There is an addition of two new body colour options as well – Blazing Carnelian Contrast Layering and Terrane Khaki Mica Metallic with two new interior colours – Flare Red, and Black and Orange.

Priced at RM1.25 million, the new LC 500 is offered with a comprehensive five-year unlimited mileage warranty.

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