Japanese automaker Lexus returns to the water with its first-ever luxury yacht, the LY 650 yacht. Announced for production last year the 65-foot yacht is penned by Italian yacht design studio Nuvolari Lenard, developed and built by Marquis Yachts LLC.
Measuring 65 feet in overall length with a 19-foot beam, the The LY 650 is powered by twin Volvo Penta IPS engines, which are each capable of outputting up to 1,350 hp.
“The LY 650 symbolizes the challenge taken by Lexus, which aspires to be a true luxury lifestyle brand, to venture beyond the automobile,” said Toyota President Akio Toyoda. “A collaborative team between Toyota and Marquis Yachts introduced the Toyota Production System to the boat manufacturing facility to improve productivity and quality. This allowed the Lexus “CRAFTED” philosophy of anticipatory hospitality and meticulous attention to detail to become a reality in the form of a luxury yacht. I am truly looking forward to seeing the advanced, high-quality LY 650 display its beauty on the oceans across the globe. As a mobility company, we are pursuing new possibilities for mobility even on the sea.”
The ship features three decks and can comfortably sleep six and accommodate up to 15. The interior design is all about curved, flowing lines which, combined with a white colour theme.
The Lexus LY 650 will be on display Oct. 30 through Nov. 3 at the Fort Lauderdale International Boat Show in Florida. As for price, the LY 650 will start at around $3.7 million.
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