The Lexus LC 500 arrives to a finicky portion of the market—one that wants the bragging rights, and some measure of driving satisfaction—yet long-distance luxury-car comfort.
The Jaguar XF also offers a rorty V-8 engine and well-tuned driving experience, although the LC looks more spacious inside.
The BMW 6-Series is offered in high-performance M6 form; as such, it’s not as rewarding to drive as it should be, but the spacious interior is great for all-day drives.
The S-Class Coupe is very spacious, and more comfort-focused than others in this group.
Meanwhile the Mercedes-Benz SL-Class is a family of roadsters with top-down enjoyment yet enough touring refinement where you wouldn’t know the difference with the top up.
The Cadillac ATS-V is a smaller, high-performance model, but its strong V-8 performance and unique coupe body style make it one to weigh against the LC.
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|2018 Lexus LCBrowse Used Listings||2018 BMW 6-SeriesBrowse Used Listings||2018 Jaguar XFBrowse Used Listings||2018 Mercedes-Benz S ClassBrowse Used Listings||2018 Mercedes-Benz SL ClassBrowse Used Listings|
|16 MPG City / 35 MPG Hwy||14 MPG City / 29 MPG Hwy||18 MPG City / 42 MPG Hwy||13 MPG City / 28 MPG Hwy||13 MPG City / 28 MPG Hwy|
|Premium Unleaded V-8||Intercooled Turbo Premium Unleaded I-6||Intercooled Turbo Premium Unleaded I-4||Twin Turbo Premium Unleaded V-6||Twin Turbo Premium Unleaded V-6|
|Subcompact Cars||Mid-Size Cars||Mid-Size Cars||Large Cars||Two-Seaters|
|LC 500 RWD||640i xDrive Gran Turismo||Sedan 25t RWD||S 450 Sedan||SL 450 Roadster|
|Rear Wheel Drive||All Wheel Drive||Rear Wheel Drive||Rear Wheel Drive||Rear Wheel Drive|
|Automatic w/OD||Automatic w/OD||Automatic w/OD||Automatic w/OD||Automatic w/OD|
|Detailed Spec Comparison|
|2018 Lexus LC vs. 2018 BMW 6-Series||2018 Lexus LC vs. 2018 Jaguar XF||2018 Lexus LC vs. 2018 Mercedes-Benz S Class||2018 Lexus LC vs. 2018 Mercedes-Benz SL Class|