Lexus has been teasing a so-called fourth flagship mannequin on social media for a couple of days. I’ll admit that I used to be captivated by the announcement, hoping for a brand new Lexus LF-A method supercar, or as some speculated, an “LT” taking pictures brake. Hell, even a manufacturing model of the LF-1 Limitless crossover proven on the Detroit Auto Present earlier this yr would have been a logical step ahead. However no, as an alternative, yesterday, the model launched a brand new Yacht, the LY 650 Luxurious Yacht.
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Lexus Takumi specialists have been concerned within the design course of, and the automobile firm is entrusting the manufacture, gross sales, and repair to famend Marquis-Larson Boat Group of Pulaski, Wisconsin. Lexus guarantees artisinal craftsmanship, fashionable know-how, and impressed design. It positive appears like a ship, so the design will need to have been impressed by a ship.
The boat measures 65 ft in general size, and 19 ft throughout. The Lexus boasts “three lavish staterooms, and a number of other multi-purpose leisure and lounge areas.” The official launch doesn’t point out powertrain, however Autoblog claims you possibly can select from a Volvo IPS 1200 or Volvo IPS 1350 marine engines.
This isn’t the Lexus flagship I anticipated, and even wished, to see. I hoped for an unbelievable vehicle. I suppose for those who’re going to climate an rebellion of the proletariat, a luxurious yacht will assist put mileage between you and the battlefields higher than a automobile may.
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