The first Lexus LC 500 convertible will be sold at a charity auction


The world premiere of the Lexus LC Convertible took place in November 2019 at the Los Angeles Auto Show. Convertible will appear on the American market only this summer, but the first copy of the novelty will be available on January 17 at the Barrett-Jackson auction in Scottsdale, Arizona.

The first car from the Inspiration series of a bright blue shade Structural Blue with a VIN number ending in 100001 will be put up for auction. The body of the convertible is decorated with Liquid Platinum inserts (liquid platinum), in particular, on the side mirror housings, around the headlights, taillights side air intakes. The car rides on 21-inch Liquid Graphite forged wheels with black glossy accents and blue brake calipers. The interior is finished with white semi-aniline leather, carbon door trims with the inscription “LC Inspiration Series Launch Exclusive 1 of 1” on the door sills.

In addition to the cabriolet itself, the winner of the auction will receive his framed sketch, a portfolio with pictures from the production line and a certificate signed by engineers and the director of the Motomachi plant where the car was assembled. He will also get the first luggage kit from the new Zero Halliburton design series with Lexus logos that fits perfectly into the LC Convertible trunk, driving lessons with Scott Pruett in the Lexus Performance Driving Experience, three nights at a hotel in Pebble Beach for two, playing golf there same other bonuses.

Like the base Lexus LC 500 coupe, the cabriolet is equipped with a 5.0-liter aspirated V8 (477 hp, 540 Nm), a 10-band automatic and rear-wheel drive. As standard, the Lexus Safety System + is a set of safety systems, which includes adaptive cruise control, an automatic high-beam control system, a traffic sign recognition function and a traffic lane compliance system.

A total of 100 convertibles of the Inspiration series will be released.