2017 Lexus SC preparing its big comeback to fight the Infiniti Q80

Article by Christian A., on October 13, 2014

Back in July 2010, Lexus announced that it will end production of the SC 430 after staying 10 years on the market. According to the latest reports from Japan’s Best Car magazine, the Lexus SC will return and will be inspired by the LF-LC Hybrid Concept, unveiled at the 2012 Detroit Auto Show.

Lexus will introduce the new vehicle somewhere in 2017 and will take on vehicles such as the Mercedes-Benz SL-Class but also on Infiniti’s forthcoming range-topping four-door coupe previewed by the Q80 Inspiration Concept.

The Japanese company owned by Toyota will offer the next-generation SC with a 3.5-liter V6 hybrid powertrain but for those who will want more, Lexus will offer a performance-focused version of the naturally aspirated 5.0-liter V8 engine that powers the RC-F Coupe.

The hybrid powertrain will deliver at least 500 hp, while the V8-equipped model will arrive with around 480 hp. Company insiders said that the Lexus SC will smash the competition and will offer performance levels comparable with the LFA supercar.

The new SC will be more affordable as it will cost around $150,000, which means it will be cheaper than the Mercedes-Benz SL500.

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