Taking center phase in the Lexus cubicle at the Motor Show in Tokyo in 2015, Lexus exposed the new LF-FC Flagship Concept, a futurist innovative vehicle that provides a preview into the technology direction and the design of the product’s upcoming flagship vehicle. Lexus desires to shock and evoke sentiment with its unique design and forward-thinking expertise. For buyers, the new LF-FC Concept is more than just a sedan, and it would go beyond the traditional imagination. It articulates the progressive comfort and high-tech dream of Lexus, which is of a not so far-away future.
Lexus LF-FC Flagship Concept Exterior
The new Lexus LF-FC Flagship Concept features an all-new external styling theme that embodies the L-finesse design idea of Lexus. From all angles, the vehicle is aggressively stylish, exuding the character of an impressive touring automobile. An evolved edition of the signature grille of Lexus with an innovative mesh design governs the front part of the vehicle. The floating L-shaped daylight running lamps of the vehicle extrude perfectly from the front fenders.
The back part of the LF-FC Flagship Concept is highlighted by arresting innovative taillights that adopt the similar floating theme as the daytime running lights. When observed from its profile, the true nature of the new LF-FC is revealed. The roofline of the vehicle runs from front to back in the way of a four-door coupe, signifying that the new Concept vehicle is not just destined for the highways directly, but to be benefited from the twisty roads, as well. The athletic 21” aluminum wheels with carbon fiber unbreakable plastic rims, add an additional dose of style to what is previously a vigorously styled vehicle.
The new LF-FC Flagship Concept comes with the external body dimensions of 208.7” (L) x 78.7” (W) x 55.6” (H).
Lexus LF-FC Flagship Concept Interior
The roomy interior of the new Lexus LF-FC Flagship Concept has been planned to wrap its passengers in a relaxed yet innovative environment, at the same time as offering the driver with a highly-practical cockpit. The cabin of the vehicle has been designed into top and bottom parts. The top part expresses a sense of frankness, facilitating the driver to focus on the road ahead devoid of feeling embarrassed. When observed at eye level, the vehicle’s front seats appear to be floating. The back seats have been planned for those who take pleasure in being driven, providing a reclining characteristic and a plethora of knee and head space. The interior comes outfitted with premium aniline leather seats, dashboard and doors that boost the luxury level of the vehicle.
Highlighting the latest technology within is a highly developed individual machine interface that can be made active through easy hand gestures, without the necessity to touch controls or a panel. A petite holographic image on the middle console shows where the system can understand the hand gestures of users to control the ventilation and the audio system.
Using automatic driving skills, with high traffic situation recognition, forecast, and decision function, it offers a safe and well-organized driving experience for its inhabitants and supports the dream of a world with no traffic accidents.
Engine and Performance
At the heart of the new Lexus concept is a lofty output fuel cell power arrangement that energizes the back wheels, and also propels power to two in-wheel electric motors in the front, making the new vehicle all-wheel-drive. This groundbreaking drive arrangement allows exact torque sharing control between the front and back wheels, offering the life-size sedan outstanding dynamic handling and better road stability. The strategic position of the fuel-cell stack at the back of the vehicle, power control part at the front and T-formation arranged hydrogen fuel tanks cause front and back weight sharing best for an athletic sedan.
Price and the release date
The Lexus LF-FC Flagship Concept would occupy the shelves of dealerships for sale during the first quarter of 2017 with the initial cost of $ 100,000.