Lexus is the luxury brand under the Toyota Motors Corporation. Although the brand is best known for its ultra-comfortable interiors and stylishness, a few of Lexus' models were also made to showcase some incredible acceleration and speed. Here are the 10 fastest Lexus models of all-time for your enjoyment and consideration.
10. 2018 Lexus LS 500h AWD XF50
The Lexus LS 500 h AWD is the 10th fastest Lexus to ever roll off of production lines. The sedan comes with 5 seats and 4 doors. It's powered by a 3.5-liter MHEV, gas-powered engine. The top speed of this AWD model is a blistering 155 mph. The fuel economy is decent at 33 mpg in the US and 40 in the UK. The engine for the naturally aspirated hybrid/petrol V6 drivetrain generates 295 horsepower and 258 lb-ft of torque for decent acceleration.
9. 2020 Lexus LS 500h AWD
The 2020 Lexus LS 500h AWD is the hybrid flagship of their sedan lineup. Although it was hard for them to justify the price increase of $5 grand, the top of the line model delivers high performance, unlike the standard version. The H badge gives the LS a 295 horsepower Atkinson cycle 3.5-liter V6 engine with 2 generators with an output of 354 horsepower with a top speed of 155 mph.
8. 2020 Lexus LC500h Z100
The 2020 Lexus LC500h Z100 is equipped with a 3.5-liter V6 MHEV engine. It moves from zero to 155 miles per hour in a mere 4.7 seconds. The 354 horsepower engine is powerful and it propels the 4453-pound curb weight Lexus down the road. It comes in a choice of front or rear-wheel drive with a decent fuel efficiency of 36.7 mpg combined. This is one of the fastest Lexus models of all time. It also receives credit for its lightning-fast acceleration. This model is available in a 2 door rear-wheel-drive coupe version.
7. 2009 Lexus IS F XE20
The 2009 Lexus IS F XE20 goes down in history as one of the fastest Lexus to ever tear up the road. This vehicle was offered in a 5 seat sedan edition with 4 doors in rear-wheel-drive. The front-mounted V8 gasoline 5-liter engine achieved a top speed of 168 miles per hour if you had the nerve to push it to the limit.
6. 2014 Lexus RC F
The 201 Lexus RC F UXC1 ties 2009 IS F in its top speed of 168 miles per hour. This version was presented in a 3 door version rear-wheel-drive coupe. It came laid out with 4 seats that were perfect for the adventurous family who had places to be in a hurry. It received its power from a V8 5-liter gasoline-powered engine. The acceleration was crisp and quick. It fit the bill for drivers who thrived on the feel of speed.
5. 2015 Lexus GSF
The 2015 Lexus GSF L10 rolled off the production lines in a 4 door rear-wheel-drive sedan version. It offered passengers and drivers the luxury of a spacious interior cabin with 5 roomy seats. It joined the ranks of the fastest Lexus models ever, occupying the fifth position on our list. The car received its speed from the 5-liter V8 gas power engine that achieved a top speed of 168 mph. With a reputation for luxury and performance, the 2015 Lexus GSF has left a legacy in its wake.
4. 2017 Lexus LC 500
The 2017 Lexus LC 500 was a honey of a beast that followed after the tradition of its predecessor in delivering high performance and the ultimate in luxury in the cabin. It held steady maintaining the same top speed of 168 miles per hour which was a lot faster than most drivers really needed. This edition was offered in a 2 door rear-wheel-drive coupe version, equipped with 4 seats and the most comfortable ride imaginable. The power came from its front-mounted 5-liter V8 gas-powered engine. There were no disappointments with fans of its predecessor who were ready for a new ride.
3. 2019 Lexus RC F
The 2019 Lexus RCF has left shock waves in the community with its top speed of 168 mph. The RCF is a UXC1 model that rolled off production lines in a 2 door rear-wheel-drive coupe. It was ideal for a small family with four seats. The speed factor comes from its powerful front-mounted V8 5-liter gas engine. This is one of the fastest Lexus models ever produced.
2. 2020 Lexus LC 500
The 2020 edition of the Lexus LC 500 came out of the gate ready for performance. Lexus maintained a steady stream of models that achieved a top speed of 168 mph and this was no exception. It rolled off the lines in a 2 door rear-wheel-drive coupe with 2 + 2 seats for drivers with small families or who liked to participate in the carpool. Although tied with several models for fastest, we placed this model in the second position. The front0mounted 5-liter V8 gas engine with its fine-tuning didn't disappoint for 2020.
1. 2012 Lexus LFA
Finally, we come to the fastest Lexus of all-time. In the number one position is the 2012 Lexus LFA. This sweet ride earned its spot as the fastest accelerating Lexus of all time, but it also has the fastest top speed of any Lexus ever built for road use. This unique model was powered with a front-mounted 4.8-liter V10 gas engine. We didn't feel the need to mention the fuel economy because that's not the reason drivers bought this version. It achieved a top speed of a sizzling 202 miles per hour.
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