21
March
2024
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02:00
Europe/Amsterdam

LEXUS INTRODUCES THE NEXT EVOLUTION OF THE LEXUS LUXURY YACHT, LY680

LY680 Exterior1
  • The flybridge and swimming platform have been expanded, providing more space for enjoyment and relaxation. 
  • Production will be handled by the Horizon Group, which has an established reputation for its advanced technology which has been honed through the construction of superyachts. 

The Lexus Luxury Yacht, LY650, will take the next step its evolution as the new LY680 with some exciting, new enhancements. Starting from March 21st, 2024, orders will be accepted only in Japan through Toyota Marine sales offices and other select dealers*1.

Lexus aims to be a luxury lifestyle brand and the flagship Luxury Yacht is the embodiment of the Lexus design philosophy “Crafted.” The LY680 expresses this philosophy by thoroughly paying attention to every single detail, in order to exceed customers' expectations and create a unique experience that stimulates their senses, even while at sea.

The concept for the Luxury Yacht is "to feel like a hideout in the middle of the sea, providing a space where discerning customers can feel free and at ease.” The exterior embodies the Lexus design philosophy of L-finesse, and the interior has been meticulously crafted down to the smallest details to provide a comfortable living space. In terms of performance, Lexus aims for confidence inspiring cruising performance, offering stable manoeuvrability, excellent ride comfort, and quietness.

Production was carried out by the Horizon Group, which has a reputation for its advanced technological capabilities honed which have been honed through the construction of superyachts. By combining the Horizon Group’s building capabilities with yacht production methods based on the TPS*2, the strengths of both brands have been leveraged to achieve further enhancements.

A 1/20 scale model of the LY680 will be on display at the Japan International Boat Show 2024 which will be held at Pacifico Yokohama from March 21st to 24th, 2024.

*1 Delivery is scheduled for the spring of 2026. Sales in additional overseas markets will be considered in the future based on customer demand.

*2 Toyota Production System

EXPANSION OF FLYBRIDGE AND SWIMMING PLATFORM PROVIDE MORE SPACE FOR ENJOYMENT AND RELAXATION

The flybridge has been extended by 1,400mm and features a spacious lounge sofa and a barbecue grill*3, allowing guests to relax and enjoy the fresh ocean breeze. In addition, the swimming platform has been extended by 700mm platform, which allows you to enjoy a wide range of offshore activities, including personal watercrafts.

PRODUCTION TO BE HANDLED BY THE HORIZON GROUP

Horizon Group, who will build the LY680, is a leading luxury yacht brand in Asia, specializing in custom-built yachts utilizing advanced technology and excellent production methods. The combination of sleek styling inspired by Lexus' design philosophy, L-finesse, and Horizon Group's production capabilities, which they’ve cultivated through the construction of superyachts, leverages the strengths of both brands to create a truly spectacular yacht.

LY680 main specifications

Overall Length[m]20.66
Overall Width[m]5.76
EngineTypeTwin Volvo IPS 1350/1050
Fuel Tank Capacity[L]4,012
Fresh Water Tank Capacity[L]852
Number of Rooms-3 rooms (6 beds)
Number of Passengers-15

 

*3 Option setting

ABOUT LEXUS

Lexus launched in 1989 with a flagship sedan and a guest experience that helped define the premium automotive industry. In 1998, Lexus introduced the luxury crossover category with the launch of the Lexus RX. The luxury hybrid sales leader, Lexus delivered the world’s first luxury hybrid and has since sold over 2.83 million hybrid vehicles including HEVs, PHEVs, and BEVs.

A global luxury automotive brand with an unwavering commitment to bold, uncompromising design, exceptional craftsmanship, and exhilarating performance, Lexus has developed its lineup to meet the needs of the next generation of global luxury guests and is currently available in over 90 countries/regions worldwide.

Lexus associates/team members across the world are dedicated to crafting amazing experiences that are uniquely Lexus, and that excite and change the world.