2020 Lexus LC by Lexus U.S.A.

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p erform ance no me asu r e too extr eme masterfully crafted then relentlessly tested and scrutinized to deliver a groundbreaking vehicle that lays the groundwork for the future of lexus high performance 20 the lc wasn’t just about creating the definitive performance car it was about redefining performance for lexus which meant going to extremes decades of takumi craftsmanship and a tradition of relentless engineering and refinement were taken even further everything was pushed to the limit to deliver this high-performance high-strength coupe a high-tensile steel chassis was built to lower the driving position by just 10 millimeters intake valves were made of titanium to make them a few grams lighter an available carbon fiber roof was developed to lower the vehicle’s center of gravity lightweight carbon fiber–reinforced sheet-molding compound allowed the complex shape of the inner doors to be molded as a single piece and the outer doors were engineered with 6000-series aluminum that’s 47 lighter than its steel counterpart materials were evaluated by weight strength mass and optimal placement and then reevaluated for one purpose—the driver’s connection to the road 21