A Huge Sum
The 2021 Lexus LC500 Convertible Inspiration Series VIN #01 is a special car. We weren’t sure exactly what that would mean to collectors, but the car was recently bought for $2 million at the Barrett-Jackson event in Scottsdale, Arizona. The owner of the car will get in in July.
All of the proceeds from the sale of the car will go to the Boys & Girls Club of America and the Bob Woodruff Foundation. The car isn’t just any LC500 Convertible. It’s the Inspiration Series version of the car and it has the VIN 100001, according to Carscoops.
The LC Inspiration Series Launch Exclusive 1, as it’s known, features Liquid Platinum headlamps and taillight garnishes, side air intakes, 21-inch wheels with a Liquid Graphite finish, glossy black accents, and the exterior of the car gets a Structural Blue paint job. There’s also blue brake calipers, special scuff plates, and white semi-aniline leather.
The buyer of the car will also get some custom Zero Halliburton luggage and autographed memorabilia from the chief engineers on the project. Also thrown in with the car is a 3-night hotel stay at Pebble Beach Resort, a round of golf at the golf course there and some other perks for the trip.
The buyer will be getting a great car. The LC 500 Convertible gets a power top that comes down in 15 to 16 seconds at speeds up to 31 mph. The vehicle has a 5.0-liter V8 engine that makes 471 hp and 398 lb-ft of torque. That engine is mated to a 10-speed automatic gearbox. Only 100 of the LC500 Convertible Inspiration Series will be built.