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The 10 Best Lexus Coupe Models of All-Time

Best Lexus Coupe Models

Lexus is the luxury brand of the Toyota Motor Corporation. Although it operates independently of the parent company, it still falls under the parent umbrellas. Lexus is an innovative brand that has established a solid reputation in the luxury vehicle community for its comfortable and posh interiors.

Some models have even achieved perfect scores in consumer ratings for fuel economy, cabin comfort, and reliability. There have been many models throughout its lifespan starting in the 1990s through the present. The four best coupe modes include the LC, the LFA, the RC, and the SC. For your enjoyment and consideration, here are the 10 best Lexus Coupe models of all-time.

10. 2018 Lexus LC Coupe

2018 Lexus LC Coupe

The 2018 Lexus LC Coupe received high marks of 8.4 out of a possible 10 from US News & World Report. It came with a 4-year 50,000-mile warranty with 6 years or 70k miles on the powertrain. Known for its reliability, the 2-door luxury car got decent fuel mileage of up to 26 mpg in the city and 35 on the highway. The 3.5-liter V6 engine cranked out 354 horsepower, and it was upgradeable to a 5.0-liter V8 that generated 471 horsepower for exceptional performance.

9. 2019 Lexus LC500 Coupe

2019 Lexus LC500 Coupe

The 2019 Lexus LC500 is a luxury 2-door with a polished exterior and a comfortable cabin. This version of the LC came out with a curvaceous body style that was sharp and appealing. The ride quality was highly rated as smooth yet responsive for the driver. The 2019 edition featured a retuning of the adaptive dampers for an even smoother ride.

It was powered by a V8 engine that offered ample power and acceleration. The gorgeous styling first attracted drivers to further explore its immense luxury and performance features. The default mode of the LC500 was set to Comfort drive with a full array of electronically adjustable dampers. While not a sporty version the steering around corners was superb.

8. 2012 Lexus LFA Coupe

2012 Lexus LFA Coupe

The LFA Coupe is an elusive model that is hard to find these days. You're not likely to see one on the streets either. If you do find one for sale at auction, the estimated value is set between $502,085 to $275,273 in good used condition. Brand new they sold for $400,000.

This exotic in the Lexus lineup took a decade to design and develop with the first version launching in 2090. This strictly limited edition was only produced in a production run of 500 examples. It was Lexus' supercar model featuring a carbon fiber chassis and body, digital instrument panel, shoulder belt airbags, and a 552 horsepower V10 engine.

7. 2021 Lexus RC Coupe

2021 Lexus RC Coupe

The 2021 version of the Lexus RC Coupe features a four-cylinder turbocharged engine with rear-wheel drive in the standard base model. An optional V6 upgrade is available along with an all-wheel-drive. While it's not the highest in performance or acceleration, these are both adequate.

The most beloved features are the spaciousness of the cabin and the ultimate comfort that it affords. It's loaded with tech features that come standard along with multiple driver-assistance features.

6. 1992 Lexus SC400 Coupe

1992 Lexus SC400 Coupe

The 1992 Lexus SC Coupe was one of those rare gems that come close to perfection upon their release. This model featured modifications in the engine and transmission. This is a timeless version of the SC that is still revered decades after production. It's an outstanding vehicle that has earned a place in our listing of the top 10 of all time.

5. 2019 Lexus RC Coupe

2019 Lexus RC Coupe

The 2019 RC Coupe is one of the most beautiful models that Lexus ever created. This is one of the most attractive and comfortable cruisers in the Lexus coupe platform. The overall rating was 7.3 with high marks for the design, the multiple features it came loaded with, and a humble 7 for performance.

4. 1998 Lexus SC Coupe

1998 Lexus SC Coupe

The 1998 Lexus SC400 Coupe was appreciated for its attractive sportiness along with its reliable build and premium luxury features. Although the price was as high, it was everything you could hope for in a smaller luxury vehicle. A V8 engine provided feel a good acceleration. The cabin was the embodiment of luxury and it became one of the top-rated vehicles of its time.

3. 2021 Lexus LC Coupe

2021 Lexus LC Coupe

The 2021 Lexus LC has emerged with ratings already rolling in. The new version of the LC is fun to drive with engaging driving dynamics. Passengers have no complaints about the smooth and comfortable ride. The interior ranks as first-rate and the model receives a high rating for reliability.

The new model year has received updates to the suspension, standard Android Auto, and a new convertible body style. There's plenty of power with a choice of engine configurations that offer between 354 to 471 horsepower.

2. 2020 Lexus RC Coupe

2020 Lexus RC Coupe

The 2020 Lexus RC350 Coupe received a few revisions to the available features. This version is a part of the first generation of RC models that debuted in 2015. It received top ratings for reliability, craftsmanship, and excellent luxury interior. The cabin rates as one of the quietest in its class.

1. 2020 Lexus LC Coupe

2020 Lexus LC Coupe

The 2020 Lexus LC Coupe takes the number one position as arguably the most beautiful model that has ever rolled off the brand's product lines. Although it's a Chevy vehicle, its beauty is breathtaking. Lexus took extra pains to ensure that the interior is extravagant, as they pulled out all the stops.

The powerful V8 engine would perform much better if the curb weight wasn't as heavy, but still, this is one of the most solid and aesthetically pleasing cars on the road.

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Benjamin Smith

Written by Benjamin Smith

Benjamin Smith is one of the managing editors of Moneyinc. Ben's been focusing on the auto and motorcycle sector since 2005. He's written over 1000 articles in the space and continues to learn about it each day. His favorite car is "any Bugatti" and he's a die hard Harley Davidson fan.

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