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Engine Options Confirmed for The Next Lexus SC

Nearly a year ago, we have previewed some news about the future Lexus V8 powerplant. Recently we heard more news from Lexus: the first model to receive this new series of V8 engines will be the upcoming 3rd-gen Lexus SC.


From our source, Toyota management has approved 2 of the 3 proposed powerplants (as has already been mentioned in the above previous article):

1. The naturally aspirated 5.0L V8, with output between 450hp – 480hp (depends on different applications) – confirmed;
2. The naturally aspirated 5.0L V8 plus hybrid electric motor, output will be above 500hp – confirmed;
3. A twin-turbocharged 5.0L V8, output will be in the 600hp league – Toyota still need to s...

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Lexus LC500 and LC500h in The Pipeline

Lexus LC500 & LC500h Trademarked

It looks like Lexus higher-ups  were working hard during the Thanksgiving holiday season. Why You ask? Because they registered both the “LC500” and “LC500h” trademark in multiple countries on November 24th and 25th. Let’s take a look at the details below:

US (11/24) – serial number: 86462781 (for LC500) and 86462851 (for LC500h)
Canada (11/24) – application number: 1704062 (for LC500) and 1704063 (for LC500h)
Australia (11/25) – TM number: 1660392 (for LC500) and 1660396 (for LC500h)


From Concept to Production

The LC500/500h is actually the production version of the 2012 LF-LC concept car...

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Lexus LF-LC Confirmed for Production

Why is the LF-LC different from the LFA?

Lexus has debuted the LF-LC back in the 2012 Detroit Auto Show.

Recently Alain Uyttenhoven, Lexus Europe Vice President, confirmed to the public that the upper management had green-lighted the production version of the LF-LC concept. Uyttenhoven also told the press that, the LF-LC will NOT be positioned the same as the LFA, and it is more “normal” than the LFA. The production volume will be also much larger than the LFA’s 500-unit count.


The LF-LC is said to be equipped with a hybrid V8 powertrain, delivering up to 500hp. We at youwheel.com will keep an eye on this exciting new model in the Lexus product line, so stay tuned.

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Lexus Has Big Plan – Upcoming New Models: LS, RC-FS, SC

Maybe you have read our report yesterday regarding new V8s that Lexus is working on currently.

Well, there are reasons that Lexus develops those new engines, and it looks like that is a part of a big plan Lexus is gruadually unfolding, step by step, and cautiously.

The first part of the plan is the next generation LS flagship sedan. Two years ago, when Lexus revealed the “new” LS, some of us were disappointed by the fact that the new flagship sedan, is actually not a “real” new design...

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