Lexus has confirmed that it will unveil the Lexus LC 500h at the 2016 Geneva Motor Show on March 1. Toyota’s premium marquee showcased the LC 500 at the Detroit Auto Show last month and now the company is all set to add a hybrid version. The company has not revealed the specifics of the LC500h's powertrain, and stated that the next-gen system will provide higher performance, more driving pleasure and greater efficiency.
As the vehicle will incorporate Lexus’ next-gen hybrid powertrain dubbed as “Lexus Multi Stage Hybrid System” which will to provide enhanced driving pleasure, more performance, and greater efficiency. Due to sparse in technicals by the company what powers this hybrid, but we are expecting it to be powered by combined system of a 3.5-litre V6 with an electric motor. The engine will be capable to develop 308 HP while the latter will produce 217 HP, making a combined output of around 470 HP.
Reportedly, the company is also planning to utilize the same hardware setup in Lexus’s next-gen LS sedan flagship model which is most likely due in the second half of 2017. Stay tuned we’ll get back to you with the detailed power package of the Lexus LC 500h when Lexus will officially introduce the LC 500h in Geneva motor Show.