Automakers show photos and renderings of ambitious (i.e. impractical) vehicles all the time. And Lexus is taking the practice to new heights.
On Wednesday, the Japanese luxury vehicle maker gave the universe a preview of the brand’s design intentions for the distant future, releasing renderings of its first-ever space jet idea which makes an appearance in Sony’s new “Men in Black: International” movie.
Dubbed the QZ 618 Galactic Enforcer, the spacecraft’s designers were not bound by the notions of reality, legality, practicality or factory warranties. So what you get is an out-of-this-world alien-fighter with specs you’ve never heard of.
“The Lexus jet reflects the future of the Lexus brand – the far, far distant future,” said Lisa Materazzo, vice president of Lexus marketing. “With the most advanced alien-fighting technology, performance and sophisticated styling, it’s in a class of its own.”
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It’s the “most powerful IFO (Identified Flying Object) ever engineered by Lexus,” the company says. And it’s also the only Lexus available in “Umbra Black”, which is said to be the darkest black in the entire universe, according to the automaker.
With the push of a button, the automaker’s new 2020 Lexus RC F sport coupe morphs into the spacecraft that can travel anywhere in the universe within seconds — from zero-to-60 in 0.0000000000001 nanoseconds to be exact.
When you’re flying through the asteroid belt, safety matters.
The spaceship comes equipped with “Space Shield” technologies and an available force field upgrade. Coming in contact with foreign beings isn’t a problem either, the craft houses Amazon Alexa technology with support for seven trillion alien languages.
No one could afford to purchase such a luxurious traveler, which isn’t a problem because it’ll never exist.
Lexus says, “While you can see this one-of-a-kind vehicle in theaters, you won’t be able to see it in your garage as it is not for sale.”
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