Chicago LIVE: 2019 Lexus LC 500 Inspiration Series coupeby Drew Johnson
Lexus will build just 100 units of the limited edition coupe.
Lexus has announced that it will travel to next week's Chicago auto show to introduce its new 2019 LC 500 Inspiration Series coupe.
The most notable feature of the 2019 LC 500 Inspiration Series coupe is its bright yellow paint. Called Flare Yellow, the hue will be exclusive to the LC 500 Inspiration Series.Other exterior changes to the LC 500 Inspiration Series coupe include a carbon fiber roof and a carbon fiber lower grille insert.
Inside the LC 500 Inspiration Series' yellow theme continues with Alcantara door inserts and contrast stitching on the seats, instrument panel, console and glove box. Seating surfaces are covered in white semi-aniline leather.
Like the standard LC 500, the Inspiration Series is powered by a 5.0L V8 making 471 horsepower. Shifting through a 10-speed automatic transmission, Lexus says the LC 500 can scoot from 0-60 in 4.4 seconds.
Lexus plans to make just 100 units of the LC 500 Inspiration Series coupe. Prices will start from $106,210, representing a roughly $14,000 premium over the standard car.