Lexus Interior Design: LF-LC - Club Lexus Forums

Go Back   > >
Log In 

Lexus Interior Design: LF-LC

Reply
 
 
 
Thread Tools Search this Thread
Old 02-11-13, 11:55 AM   #1
flipside909
Lexus Connoisseur
Thread Starter
Trader Score: (0)
 
flipside909's Avatar
 
Join Date: Mar 2001
Location: L(F)A, California
Posts: 19,109
Default Lexus Interior Design: LF-LC

The LF-LC is possibly the first Lexus with an emotional design both inside and out. So lately, the focus on Lexus styling has been on the exterior, most specifically the Lexus Spindle Grille design. So with all the focus on the exterior, what about the interior? What elements of the LF-LC's dramatic interior would you like to see in future Lexus products?






























Last edited by flipside909; 02-11-13 at 12:21 PM.
flipside909 is offline   Reply With Quote
Old 02-11-13, 12:29 PM   #2
LexFather
Guest
Trader Score: ()
 
Posts: n/a
Default

I like the stop/start switch on the steering wheel. I also like the flat bottomed steering wheel. I really hope Lexus offers a panamaric or glass roof option on these coupes or going forward on more vehicles. Love the stitching.

Not a fan of the big swooping door design in that color.
  Reply With Quote
Old 02-11-13, 01:29 PM   #3
Ay-nako
Stop the Copy!
Trader Score: (25)
 
Ay-nako's Avatar
 
Join Date: Jul 2005
Location: Queens, NY to Hella Vegas!
Posts: 4,702
Default

I like it, wish more of the styling cues were in my '13 GS fsport
Ay-nako is offline   Reply With Quote
Old 02-11-13, 01:36 PM   #4
Hoovey2411
Moderator
Trader Score: (16)
 
Hoovey2411's Avatar
 
Join Date: Oct 2008
Location: California
Posts: 33,379
Default

I'd like to see those pedals, 12.3" screen, typing screen (no remote touch), and those sexy lines inside the interior.

Oh and for the exterior please start offering that Opal Blue Metallic on the current models. Beats Deep Sea Mica, Black Sapphire any day
Hoovey2411 is offline   Reply With Quote
Old 02-11-13, 01:43 PM   #5
RMMGS4
Northern California Regional Officer
Trader Score: (5)
 
RMMGS4's Avatar
 
Join Date: May 2001
Location: California
Posts: 8,614
Default

- I like the use of leather, CF and aluminum materials in creative ways. Definitely get away from wood of any sort, itís played out. Nothing in this interior looks plastic, even if it is.

- The integral door to dash styling, the pedals, door handles and center console all appear to be design without limits and yet although form follows function, you wouldn't think so. Originality where simple parts that are easily identifiable in other cars , in this case thereís no other part in the industry that looks like it. You want to be able to see these parts and say, "This must be from a Lexus".

- The stitching in the doors, dash, center console and seats should be a design trait in all Lexus interiors The layout is out-of the-box. Very Sexy. This makes cross stitching, look so boring and non-original.
.
- The use of flat panel displays for functions beyond movie watching is cutting edge as well, and none of these displays are dimensioned or shaped like something you could buy at the local Best Buy and retrofit into your Honda.

- Lexus should release these design characteristics / themes/features ASAP, before Hyundai knocks them off !
RMMGS4 is offline   Reply With Quote
Old 02-11-13, 03:02 PM   #6
Trexus
Moderator
Trader Score: (0)
 
Trexus's Avatar
 
Join Date: Oct 2003
Location: California
Posts: 4,098
Default

I agree with everyone about the stitching, love it. I like the use of carbon fiber and aluminum. With all the waves and curves I'm sure Lexus will tone it down for the production model but do have to say this is definitely original and not a copy cat of any other automaker out there.

Lexus should really try to bring this car into production soon to keep up and keep the competition on their toes.
Trexus is offline   Reply With Quote
Old 02-12-13, 08:28 AM   #7
flipside909
Lexus Connoisseur
Thread Starter
Trader Score: (0)
 
flipside909's Avatar
 
Join Date: Mar 2001
Location: L(F)A, California
Posts: 19,109
Default

Quote:
Originally Posted by Blueprint View Post
I like the stop/start switch on the steering wheel. I also like the flat bottomed steering wheel. I really hope Lexus offers a panamaric or glass roof option on these coupes or going forward on more vehicles. Love the stitching.

Not a fan of the big swooping door design in that color.
Yeah, there's definitely LFA influence in the LF-LC's interior. I'm definitely on board with a panoramic glass type roof in a coupe like this.

Quote:
Originally Posted by Ay-nako View Post
I like it, wish more of the styling cues were in my '13 GS fsport
You can always mod it!

Quote:
Originally Posted by Hoovey2411 View Post
I'd like to see those pedals, 12.3" screen, typing screen (no remote touch), and those sexy lines inside the interior.

Oh and for the exterior please start offering that Opal Blue Metallic on the current models. Beats Deep Sea Mica, Black Sapphire any day
Yeah definitely no more remote touch. It seems backwards, Lexus was doing great with the touch screen displays and went away with it.

I was never really a fan of Deep Sea Mica either. It's nice but it doesn't have the pop that Blue Opal has, or even any of the previous dark blue's Lexus used.

Quote:
Originally Posted by RMMGS4 View Post
- I like the use of leather, CF and aluminum materials in creative ways. Definitely get away from wood of any sort, itís played out. Nothing in this interior looks plastic, even if it is.

- The integral door to dash styling, the pedals, door handles and center console all appear to be design without limits and yet although form follows function, you wouldn't think so. Originality where simple parts that are easily identifiable in other cars , in this case thereís no other part in the industry that looks like it. You want to be able to see these parts and say, "This must be from a Lexus".

- The stitching in the doors, dash, center console and seats should be a design trait in all Lexus interiors The layout is out-of the-box. Very Sexy. This makes cross stitching, look so boring and non-original.
.
- The use of flat panel displays for functions beyond movie watching is cutting edge as well, and none of these displays are dimensioned or shaped like something you could buy at the local Best Buy and retrofit into your Honda.

- Lexus should release these design characteristics / themes/features ASAP, before Hyundai knocks them off !
LOL I think Hyundai favoring Lexus design features are inevitable. I definitely agree the LF-LC has many features that look unique and stand out. Lets hope Lexus will carry that bold theme of "fluid precision" instead of watering it down in future product.


Quote:
Originally Posted by Trexus View Post
I agree with everyone about the stitching, love it. I like the use of carbon fiber and aluminum. With all the waves and curves I'm sure Lexus will tone it down for the production model but do have to say this is definitely original and not a copy cat of any other automaker out there.

Lexus should really try to bring this car into production soon to keep up and keep the competition on their toes.
Yeah totally, it will take time for the competition to catch up. I commend Lexus for slowly keeping their concepts almost true to form in the production version.
flipside909 is offline   Reply With Quote
Old 02-12-13, 10:32 AM   #8
jwong77
Lexus Test Driver
Trader Score: (0)
 
jwong77's Avatar
 
Join Date: Jan 2006
Location: CA
Posts: 1,132
Default

As cool as all the touchscreen tech stuff looks, I personally hope there are no plans to turn everything into a touchscreen. I enjoy being able to open my windows without looking away from where I'm driving. Besides that, I personally really like the LFA inspired interior design elements on most modern Lexii.
jwong77 is offline   Reply With Quote
 
 
Reply

Related Topics
Thread Thread Starter Forum Replies Last Post
2014 Lexus IS 350 F SPORT - Guage Cluster flipside909 IS - 3rd Gen (2014-present) 33 03-21-13 07:47 AM
2013 ES 250 (China & Russia Spec) flipside909 ES - 6th Gen (2013-present) 45 02-22-13 09:20 PM
LFA 499 Steel Gray w/Red - *Last LFA Devanning in the United States* flipside909 LFA Model (2012) 24 02-05-13 05:57 PM
LFA 366 - Black Amethyst w/Black - Arizona flipside909 LFA Registry 0 12-20-12 11:11 AM
LFA XXX - Steel Gray w/Black & Red flipside909 LFA Registry 0 12-10-12 10:40 AM


Tags
design, interior, lexus

Thread Tools Search this Thread
Search this Thread:

Advanced Search

Posting Rules
You may not post new threads
You may not post replies
You may not post attachments
You may not edit your posts

BB code is On
Smilies are On
[IMG] code is On
HTML code is Off
Trackbacks are Off
Pingbacks are Off
Refbacks are Off

Forum Jump


All times are GMT -7. The time now is 12:16 AM.


Copyright © 2000-2016 Internet Brands, Inc. All Rights Reserved