2018-2 Lexus LC by Lexus U.S.A.

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performance a monumental feat of structural engineering a experience the most rigid lexus chassis yet and the future of lexus high performance decades of takumi craftsmanship relentless engineering an in-house carbon fiber loom first developed for the ultra-light lfa supercar it all comes together to deliver a high-performance high-strength coupe with exceptional torsional rigidity a body that’s as aerodynamic as it is alluring begins with the available carbon fiber roof developed to lower the vehicle’s center of gravity lightweight carbon fiber–reinforced sheet molding compound allows the complex shape of the inner doors to be molded as a single piece and the outer doors are engineered with 6000-series aluminum that’s 47 lighter than its steel counterpart every material is evaluated by weight strength mass and optimal placement in service of one goal—the driver’s connection to the road babdccba proprietary lightweight carbon fiber technology d b aluminum for reduced weight c ultra-high-strength tensile steel d high-tensile steel brackets and straight-bar bracing for high rigidity abbb 14 options shown 15