Japanese luxury manufacturer, Lexus has partnered Marvel Studios to construct one-of-a-kind car models. The automaker is pleased announce the release of its limited-edition 2018 Lexus LC Inspiration Series model and a concept coupe dubbed the “Black Panther” ahead of the Marvels’ Black Panther”, which is slated to screen in the US theatres on Feb 16 next year.
The automotive vehicle (pictured above) will come in an exclusive deeply saturated, iridescent structural blue colour, is the company’s intention to build for each of its flagship models. While the overtly Black Panther Inspired LC concept coupe features a propulsion system that will get extra boost from vibranium, and a mythical ore found only in Wakanda.
At the unveiling of the new models in Los Angeles, Brian Bolain, General Manager of Lexus Marketing said: “The Inspiration Series takes our flagship products and makes them even more exclusive and distinguished.” He added that “Our collaboration with Marvel Studios’ ‘Black Panther’ features a technologically advanced blue LC and was the perfect inspiration for the first car in the Series.”
“And the LC’s aggressive styling, high performance and agile handling are a perfect fit for the Black Panther’s quick, cat-like reflexes and superhuman feats. We’re excited to see the duo in action.” – Brian Bolain, General Manager of Lexus Marketing
“This is what it’s all about,” commented Marvel’s senior vice president of global partnerships and marketing, Mindy Hamilton, “We’re bringing our two worlds together by letting our imaginations run wild like there are no limits to what’s possible. It’s been incredible to work with Lexus as we attempt to re-create that ideology here in our own corner of the universe.”
Engineered to perfection, the new design of the LC 500 flagship coupe is made to look expressive and stylish, further enhanced by the dynamic capability and car performance.
The 2018 Lexus LC Inspiration Series is limited to100 pieces only and will be up for grab in the US in the spring. Also, The Black Panther Inspired LC and Inspiration Series LC will be on show at SEMA (Specialty Equipment Market Association) on Oct 31 in Las Vegas, United States of America.