Sleek lines and a low-slung profile give the 2023 Lexus LC 500 a commanding presence on the road. But its the naturally aspirated 5.0-liter V8 engine that really scores with car performance enthusiasts. Another high point is– it delivers everything you’d expect from the luxury brand.
With 471 horsepower and 398 lb-ft of torque, the rear-wheel-drive, the 2023 Lexus LC 500 clocks 0 to 60 mph in 4.4 seconds. All the while, its 10-speed automatic transmission provides smooth and responsive shifts. But the agile handling and smooth. quiet ride is where LC 500 stands apart, thanks to a well-engineered chassis and suspension system. The seats provide an excellent balance of comfort and performance for passengers.
It has all Lexus hallmarks of high-quality materials and attention to detail
Lexus equips its LC 500 with a nice range of advanced technology and safety features. This includes a user-friendly infotainment system, premium audio system, adaptive cruise control and lane departure warning.
Our 2023 Lexus LC 500 Convertible test car had a retractable soft-top roof. Its MSRP was $101,500. The Touring Package was another add-on. That gave it 21-inch wheels, a heated steering wheel, windshield wiper de-icer, upgraded leather upholstery and headrest, a microsuede headliner, a Mark Levinson audio system, and front and rear parking sensors with low-speed automatic braking. Car performance enthusiasts will also appreciate other add-ons such as the head-up display, and Torsen limited-slip differential. All in, the tag with these options plus premium Flare Yellow paint was $133,345.
COMARE: The BMW 8-Series matches the LC 500 in terms of proportions and price, and offers all-wheel drive.
What’s New on the 2024 Lexus LC 500 Convertible?
- LC 500 Convertible adds Bespoke Build option for the first time
- Lexus Interface and standard 12.3-inch touchscreen introduced for all models
- Optional colors now available: Ultrasonic Blue Mica 2.0 and Copper Crest (exterior) and Rioja Red (interior)
- Standard Lexus Safety System+ 2.5