At first, we were disappointed. The Australian International Motor Show promised the potential of a brand new reveal from Lexus. However, rather than a fully fresh ride, we got an updated version of the LF-LC concept.

Shown in red back in Detroit, the reworked hybrid wears a cool blue and features some extra carbon fiber details. The drivetrain promises a robust 498 hp. That's more than any other hybrid in the Lexus lineup. And, enough to get us pretty excited.

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