Lexus unveils luxury hybrid coupe concept, LF-CC

Updated On
Lexus LF-CC Concept

We may collect a share of sales from items linked to on this page. Learn more.

Social responsibility is definitely trendy these days. And when something’s trendy, you know ‘The Rich’ gotta have it.

Automotive columnist Christopher Demorro, at, writes about a newly-released Lexus LF-CC Concept. He writes, leave it to Lexus “to go straight for the heart of the nouveau riche and green elite with a hybrid coupe that is both opulent, yet not overbearing.”

Demorro believes there is something “undeniably sporty” about the Lexus LF-CC, even though “the debut drivetrain is somewhat underwhelming.”

The new Lexus hybrid contains an Atkinson-cycle 2.5 liter engine and two electric motors. Demorro writes that it’s disappointing given that Atkinson-cycle engines “sacrifice power for economy”.

Lexus LF-CC Concept

However, the LF-CC is only a concept afterall. And as he aptly puts it, “…concepts are usually a chance to go crazy with the future tech”, even if the ideas are not necessarily plausible.

But he goes on to note that perhaps this car is closer to a production intent-model than Lexus is letting on – much closer than the previously-revealed Lexuc LF-LC hybrid sports coupe.

Demorro concludes that Lexus seems to have focused on style over substance. He says the front fascia looks “a bit puckered with the folded-in look behind the wheels”. But despite that, Demorro gives the sculpted shape a thumbs-up.

And as he rightly concludes: The sexier hybrids get, the more people will want them.

Lexus LF-CC Concept

What do you think? Leave a comment!