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Lexus SC430 Convertible (2005-2010)

The Lexus SC430 is an alternative car in the luxury convertible sector. It features a folding metal roof and suffers from this with slightly awkward styling. Build quality of course is first class and the effortlessly powerful, silky smooth V8 helps the Lexus SC430 glide along. Unfortunately, the suspension copes less well with bumpy roads and is sedate rather than sporting on smooth ones. Still a very pleasurable method of standing out from the crowd. Rumours suggest this car will not be replaced when it is eventually discontinued although Lexus have been playing with a high-performance roadster concept.

Phased out in 2010.

Lexus SC430 Convertible Details

Production dates2005-2010
Luggage capacity 321 litres / 11.34 cu ft
Fuel tank capacity 75 litres / 19.8 US gal
Warranty 75 years or 60,000 miles
Service intervals 10,000 miles

Lexus SC430 4.3 Litre Convertible Specifications

Fuel type Unleaded Petrol
Engine type V8
Engine capacity 4293 cc
Power 282@5600 bhp
Torque 309@3500 lb.ft
Transmission type 6-spd auto
UK retail price from £62,375
UK insurance group 19/47

Lexus SC430 4.3 Litre Convertible Performance

Max speed (auto) 155 mph / 249 kph
0-60mph (auto) - seconds
0-100kmph (auto) 6.2 seconds

Lexus SC430 4.3 Litre Convertible Economy and Emissions

EU combined MPG (auto) 24.8 mpg
CO2 emissions (auto) 269 g/km

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One Owner Review

Do you drive a Lexus SC430 Convertible? Would you recommend it to others? Why not leave a comment to let us know what you think of the car. This Lexus has one owner review.

  1. Alton Bolton Alton Bolton says:

    Simply love it. Always wanted one and finally purchased one in 2009. Fun to drive. Very well made. Lexus quality Love the hardtop convertible feature.

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