Debuted as early as 2019, the Lexus LC Convertible is currently the sole name in the range of 2021 Lexus convertible models. However, when you consider how appealing it is, there is no doubt that we will see more convertible cars from Lexus in coming years. Though the LC Convertible shares much with its coupe sibling, it only offers a single powertrain, with no hybrid alternative. It doesn’t need a long list of powertrain options, though, since the 471-horsepower V8 under the hood is all it will ever need. As powerful as it is glorious to listen to, this power plant is what avails the convertible with its sports car-like performance, though the rest of the vehicle is focused purely on luxury and comfort.
There is only a single model in the range of convertible cars from Lexus, namely the LC. Nevertheless, it is an impressive piece of engineering with advanced specifications and a lot to offer. The LC Convertible is powered by a compact 2UR-GSE V8 engine. The drop-top cruiser gets access to a whopping 471 horsepower and 398 lb-ft of torque, which is directed to the rear wheels. This enables a quick sprint time of just 4.6 seconds. When pushed to the limits, it is able to reach a top speed of 168 mph. However, all of this performance comes at a serious cost to fuel economy, with the EPA rating the sports car at just 15/25/18 mpg across the city/highway/combined cycles. This laissez-faire approach to spending extends to the cabin, where the materials are opulent and build quality top-notch. All of this results in a truly comfortable cruiser, but only two are truly able to enjoy the experiences since the back seats are not really fit for humans of any size.
Though announced as early as 2019, the LC is actually a new vehicle for 2021 , rather than a 2020 Lexus convertible. You will struggle to find a much lower price for the Lexus convertible than its stated MSRP below, even when looking at the used market. You also have very little choice if you have your heart set on the brand, since there are no other Lexus convertible models on the list to choose from.
|Lexus IS Convertible||204 hp||2.5L V6 Gas||$43,360|
|Lexus LC Convertible||471 hp||5.0L V8 Gas||$101,100|
|Lexus SC Convertible||288 hp||4.3L V8 Gas||$68,405|
An expensive new Lexus convertible is the reserve of the lucky few and certain trade-offs are accepted for cars with a two-door convertible configuration. There is plenty to make up for this, though: