(TORONTO) – Unique styling, the convenience and comfort of a fully-automated retractable hardtop and an exquisite interior combine to make the Lexus SC 430 one of the most recognized premium sport coupes on the road. And for 2010, pursuing more exhilarating moments with the top down is even more memorable, with a generous upgrade to the SC’s standard equipment.
 
“The iconic Lexus SC 430 is immediately recognizable – a premium sport coupe designed from the road up,” said Larry Hutchinson, Director of Lexus in Canada. “For the 2010 model year, we celebrate high style and premium luxury by including new audio and navigation features fitted as standard. The result is a vehicle that delivers sheer driving pleasure.”
 
For 2010, the SC 430 now sports the following features:
  • A hard-disc based, voice-activated navigation system and a DVD autochanger,
  • USB audio connectivity and integrated XM Satellite Radio as part of the premium Mark Levinson audio system,
  • Puddle lamps on auto-dimming, power adjustable and foldable heated mirrors with integrated signal lamps.
 
The 2010 Lexus SC 430 is on sale at Lexus dealers across Canada today, with a Manufacturers Suggested Retail Price starting at $82,000.
 
 
PRODUCT DETAILS
 
The SC 430’s remarkable performance – 288 peak horsepower and up to 317 lb-ft of torque – is delivered via the proven Lexus 4.3L V8 and a six-speed super electronically controlled automatic transmission with sequential multi-mode shifter. Control is enhanced via progressive rate power steering, the Lexus Vehicle Stability Control and Traction Control systems, while the SC 430 rides on 18” run-flat summer radials for sure-footed driving fun. A full suite of braking technologies – including the power-assisted Lexus antilock braking system with Brake Assist and Electronic Brakeforce Distribution – deliver confident stopping power to front ventilated disc and rear disc brakes.
 
Inside and out, the four-seater SC 430 is fully equipped with a generous set of standard performance, comfort, safety convenience and luxury features. These include:
  • Dual zone automatic climate control with soft touch heater controls, cabin air filter and rear seat heater ducts;
  • 10-way power adjustable and heated driver and front passenger seats including two-setting seat memory systems;
  • Leather seat surfaces throughout;
  • Power door locks with keyless entry with trunk release;
  • Power windows with driver and front passenger auto up/down function, water-repellent and window jam protection
  • A comprehensive instrument panel featuring electronic analogue gauges with multi-function display, tachometer, dual trip odometer; voltmeter and digital compass;
  • Sporty three-spoke steering wheel with power tilting/telescoping steering column and auto-tilt with memory;
  • Cruise control;
  • Maple or walnut wood grain trim, wood shift knob, wood and leather wrapped steering wheel and leather door trim;
  • Dual illuminated vanity mirrors, front centre console box, locking glove box, map lamps, and illuminated entry with fadeout;
  • Six air bags, front seatbelt pre-tensioners and force limiters, tire pressure monitoring system, and onboard first aid kit;
  • Anti-theft system and engine immobilizer;
  • Power retractable roof;
  • Rear spoiler;
  • Variable intermittent wipers;
  • High intensity discharge headlamps with the Lexus Adaptive Front Lighting system, automatic headlamp system, auto levelling headlamp system, headlamp washers and fog lamps.