Lexus Shows Off Fancy LC Inspiration Coupe and Custom UX 250 at Pebble Beach
It’s that time of year where all the luxury automakers vie for the attention of rich people. Of course, I’m talking about the Monterey Car Week, and today we’ve got the latest fancy offerings from Lexus, with two flashy models that will appeal to those with deep pockets.
The more eye-catching of the two cars is the LC Inspiration Series Concept, which takes the Chevrolet Camaro Bumblebee livery and appropriates it to the Japanese GT car. This yellow paint finish is contrasted by big, 21-inch black wheels, as well as a carbon fiber roof and rear spoiler.
More “Inspiration” comes with its interior. While the LC is already an amazing place to be, there are some unique bits in this model that help make it stand out even more. Yellow Alcantara is found on the door panels, and there’s yellow stitching on the sporty seats, instrument panel and glovebox.
In case you weren’t inspired by this LC Coupe, Lexus also brought out its subcompact crossover, the UX 250h, which will be available this December. This model is completely customized for Lexus by Clark Ishihara of VIP Auto Salon. It features a bright blue wrap, and a few extra exterior additions including a NIA Auto Design ABS lip kit and Vossen VFS-1 wheels that are wrapped with Nitto Invo tires. There are even some performance enhancements found on this hybrid crossover, with an Apexi N1 EXV suspension setup and Apexi N1-X catback exhaust system.
The crossover also comes with a fancy carbon fiber bicycle, made in the same factory that the LFA Supercar was built in, but we’re not sure the Pebble Beach going crowd will appreciate that as much.
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