Lexus LF-FC Concept previews next-gen flagship sedan

Concept Cars 2 Nov 2015
Lexus LF-FC Concept previews next-gen flagship sedan

Debuting at the 2015 Tokyo Show, the Lexus LF-FC evolves the brand’s current design DNA and gives hints on the styling and technology of the upcoming flagship.


At the front the LF-FC Concept is characterized by an evolved version of the signature grille with a new mesh design, matched by floating “L-shaped” daytime running lights (DRL).

Lexus LF-FC Concept

The rear features distinctive taillights that adopt the same floating theme as the DRL.

Lexus LF-FC Concept

Lexus LF-FC Concept

Seen from the side, the roofline flows from front to rear in a “4-door coupe” style, while the stance is underlined by the sporty 21-inch aluminum wheels with carbon fiber reinforced plastic (CFRP) rims.

Lexus LF-FC Concept Interior

The interior of the LF-FC has been designed to wrap its occupants in a comfortable yet futuristic environment, while providing the driver with a highly-functional cockpit.

Lexus LF-FC Concept Interior

The cabin has been designed in two sections, top and bottom. The top conveys a sense of openness, allowing the driver to concentrate on the road ahead without feeling constrained. When seen at eye level, the front seats seem to be floating.

Lexus LF-FC Concept Interior

The rear seats have been designed for those who enjoy being driven, offering a reclining feature and plenty of head and knee space. High-quality aniline leather on the seats, doors and dashboard enhances the level of luxury of the interior.

The LF-FC Concept features an advanced human machine interface that can be operated by simple hand gestures, without the need to touch a panel or controls.

A small holographic image on the center console indicates where the system can interpret your hand gestures to control the audio system and ventilation.

The car is powered by a fuel cell system that drives the rear wheels, and also sends power to two in-wheel motors in the front, making the LF-FC all-wheel-drive.

This innovative drive system allows precise torque distribution control between the front and rear wheels.

The strategic placement of the fuel-cell stack at the rear of the vehicle, power control unit at the front and T-formation configured hydrogen fuel tanks result in optimal weight distribution.

Among the onboard systems are a number of automated driving technologies, including elevated traffic environment recognition, prediction, and judgment function.

Lexus LF-FC Concept – Main Dimensions

  • Length 208.7 in.
  • Width 78.7 in.
  • Height 55.6 in.

(Source: Lexus)

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