2011 Lexus SC430 Price, Review & Picture – New Car Reviews, For 2011, there are new dark-hued 18-inch six-spoke wheels, the side mirrors have integrated puddle lamps, and Costa Azul Mica is a new available exterior color. Inside, the SC 430′s navigation and Mark Levinson audio system have been upgraded it features iPod/auxiliary and USB connectivity, Bluetooth, and available XM satellite radio with a three-month subscription included.
The Lexus SC was the third model of the vehicle that was offered on the automotive market in the early 1990s. This vehicle has been sold with several engine options. The SC of yesteryear also hosted a hardtop that was retractible, and even with minimal pizzazz and styling, the vehicle was a top selling unit.
The SC 430 sports a 4.3-Liter V-8 engine with 288 horsepower, 317 ft-lbs. of torque and rear drive. The SC 430′s engine is joined to a six-speed auto tranny. The convertible configuration can conquer zero to sixty in 5.8 seconds too. Past offerings included the limited edition Pebble Beach model, and most recently, this vehicle has received a number of features that are found in Lexus’s other vehicles.
The SC 430 is the car’s second-generation model and it entered the market about ten years after the first SC. This vehicle is nearing its twentieth year and the end of its lifecycle. It will be displaced by the Lexus IS C. Consumers desiring the SC 430 must move fast to get the most recent offering.
The last year of the SC 430 continues the way it always has with low-key lines and somewhat bland styling cues. The 2010 model has new dark-finish 18-inch six-spoke wheels and integrated puddle lamps in the side mirrors. There are so many features that are standard real wood, leather, power everything, Mark Levinson audio system that there are no options in the cabin. The navigation and stereo systems were upgraded for 2010.
The SC 430′s 288 horsepower V-8 engine with 317-pound-feet of torque is smooth, as is the six-speed automatic transmission. As has been the case through the years, the suspension is tuned for comfort, so the SC does not excel in the slalom. Lexus estimates that its SC 430 reaches 60 mph in 5.8 seconds, finishes the quarter mile in 14.3 seconds, and has a top speed of 149 mph.
Dual front airbags are standard on the SC 430, as well as front seat-mounted side airbags and dual front knee airbags. It also comes with antilock brakes with electronic brake-force distribution and brake assist, as well as stability control and traction control.
Body styles: Convertible
Engines: 4.3L V-8
Transmissions: 6-speed automatic
Models: SC 430
EPA Fuel Economy
16 mpg city/23 mpg highway
Price : $48,860 – $55,540