The 2021 Lexus LC 500 is a limited edition. Lexus
Well, a new year means a new Inspiration Limited series LC 500 of Lexus and again , it 's amazing. The new Inspiration series has been announced by Lexus on Tuesday and is again limited to just 100 units.
What, aside from the serialized badge, makes the Inspiration LC 500 2021 series special this time? Well, Lexus decided to give it a little performance bump in the form of a limited slip differential and a Yamaha designed "rear performance rod with shock absorber" that promises increased suspension stiffness. two are optional on standard LC 500 models.
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There's also a new rear spoiler, the design of which was inspired by Red Bull Air Race Yoshihide Muroya It's a much more subtle racing plane than you might think too, and it does a good job to liven up the rear of the LC a bit. Lexus also claims it's func tional, providing a measure of downforce at speed.
When you hear " inspired air racing "you are probably imagining something less subtle than this wing. Lexus
The car is finished exclusively in a very nice color called Obsidian and paired with a black and brown interior. There are 21 inch wheels and a reinforced plastic roof with carbon fiber. The rest is pretty standard 2021 LC 500 stuff, including its charming naturally aspirated 471 horsepower V8 engine and 10-speed automatic transmission.
The Inspiration LC 500 series is expected to be released "later this winter, " and while we don't have an official price, we expected it to be somewhere just north of $ 100,000.