If you get as excited as we do when a new convertible model is announced, you’ll be happy to hear that the Lexus LC 500 will soon be a droptop.
The Japanese automaker debuted the latest addition to its LC lineup at this month’s Goodwood Festival of Speed in the UK.
Lexus didn’t provide details and covered the roadster in body-masking wrap. However, the automaker did unveil an LC Convertible concept at the 2019 North American International Auto Show. At the time, they said it would likely go into production.
Lexus hasn’t announced whether the new vehicle will feature a retractable hard top or folding soft top. However, most industry insiders say they fully expect the later.
“Long, low and lean, the LC Convertible concept retains the athletic proportions of the LC coupe,” Lexus said in January. “It’s a shape that evolved naturally from the original LC design, yet still manages to stand on its own with a unique identity. It blends uniquely Japanese aesthetics with the promise of sensory satisfaction that only a convertible can provide.”
That concept vehicle’s white leather, diamond quilted upholstery with gold stitching was a show-stopper.
In fact, the NAIAS’ 2019 EyesOn Design Awards named the LC Convertible concept a winner. Haartz Corporation, the world leader in highly engineered and uniquely designed convertible toppings, sponsored the contest.
We’ll let you know when Lexus releases details on the production vehicle. For now, brace yourselves for another hot droptop!