Lexus Unveils New LY 650, and its a Yacht

Lexus has a new vehicle in its lineup and it doesnt have any wheels at all. Its also the longest vehicle to carry the brand, measuring over 60 feet from front to back. Thats because the Lexus LY 650 is actually a yacht.

Inspired by the publics reception to the Lexus Sport Yacht Concept the Japanese luxury car brand unveiled in January 2017, Lexus teamed up with the Marquis-Larson Boat Group to build, sell, and service the next Lexus yacht based largely on their extensive experience with bespoke boat building and their proven capability, confirmed by their work bringing the Lexus Sport Yacht Concept to life.

Complementing the Lexus brands heritage of experts craftspeople who are skilled in their roles, Marquis craftsmanship backbone is demonstrated by their master boat builders, many of whom have been with the company for 30 years.

According to Lexus, several of the Lexus Sport Yacht Concepts features have made their way onto the LY 650. Measuring 65 feet in overall length with a 19-foot beam, the LY 650 has a strong, pronounced bow, curved deck accents, and accentuated aft hips.

The Lexus LY 650 isnt the first boat to be produced by Toyota, the carmaker behind the Lexus brand. As a matter of fact, Toyota founded its Marine Business Department in 1997. From 1998 to 2002, Toyota Marine developed and produced its Epic line of fiberglass ski boats and wakeboard boats, all powered by the 4.0-liter 1UZ-FE DOHC gasoline V8 engine from the Lexus LS 400 luxury sedan. Currently, its Ponam ....

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