Lexus LF-CC Concept – Design Basics and Important Elements (Designers Interview)
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Manager of Lexus Design Takeshi Tanabe and designer Hidaeki Iida give details basics and important elements of the new LF-CC RWD hybrid coupe concept, which was introduced at the 2012 Paris Motor Show.
The three important elements that can be found in the LF-CC Concept are the Design, Driving Dynamics and Hybrid.
The LF-CC shows further evolution of the Lexus design language, “in a realistic yet innovative way”. At the front, it features a boldest yet interpretation of the Lexus signature spindle grille. Headlamp with triple LED projector and daytime running lights integrated into the upper bumper. Looking at the LF-CC, the sleek profile conveys superior aerodynamics performance and dynamic road presence. At the rear, the full width bumper flows into the rear wheel arches emphasizing the LF-CC ‘s broad, powerful stance.
The LF-CC features a “Progressive Luxury” interior, which combining authentic materials such as leather, metallic finishes along with innovative touch display for remote control operations to give a highly focused driving environment.
The LF-CC is equipped with the full hybrid powertrain featuring a
3 4-cyl 2.5-L petrol engine. This powertrain will achieve class leading energy efficiency and CO2 emission below 100g/km.