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Lexus simply unveiled its first-ever luxurious yacht, a glossy watercraft that’ll value about $3.6 million. Right here’s a more in-depth look.

The LY 650 is the high-end automaker’s first yacht.
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  • Lexus unveiled the LY 650, its first-ever luxurious yacht.
  • The 65-foot watercraft made its debut in Boca Raton, Florida, on September 19.
  • The brand new Lexus yacht might be proven on the 2019 Fort Lauderdale Boat Present, and gross sales will launch on October 30.

Lexus is understood for its high-end vehicles. However now, the luxurious automaker is taking its first foray into the enterprise of yachts.

The corporate held the world premiere of its flagship luxurious yacht, the 65-foot Lexus LY 650, on Thursday in Boca Raton, Florida. The glossy new watercraft is predicated on an idea first proven in January 2017, in response to the corporate’s press launch.

Whereas renderings of the yacht’s design have been made accessible final 12 months, that is the primary time a completed mannequin has been made public. It’s set to seem on the Fort Lauderdale Worldwide Boat Present, which kicks off October 30 (the identical day gross sales launch for the LY 650).

A spokesperson for Lexus tells Enterprise Insider that the estimated worth of the LY 650 will begin at round $3.6 million.

Hold studying for a more in-depth have a look at the glossy Lexus LY 650.

Lexus’ first luxurious yacht was designed in collaboration with Italian yacht design studio Nuvolari Lenard.

Lexus' first luxury yacht was designed in collaboration with Italian yacht design studio Nuvolari Lenard.
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The 65-foot yacht has metallic accents and glossy, sporty strains. It was proven in its elective two-tone coloration scheme for its debut.

The 65-foot yacht has metallic accents and sleek, sporty lines. It was shown in its optional two-tone color scheme for its debut.
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The inside has the model’s distinctive leather-based seating in white for the 2 captain seats and the sofas.

The interior has the brand's distinctive leather seating in white for the two captain seats and the sofas.
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The LY 650 has three staterooms and might sleep a complete of six folks.

The LY 650 has three staterooms and can sleep a total of six people.
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The yacht’s hull, developed with Wisconsin-based Marquis Yachts, combines carbon fiber-reinforced plastic and glass fiber-reinforced plastic to maintain it light-weight and quick — it guarantees as much as 31.four knots.

The yacht's hull, developed with Wisconsin-based Marquis Yachts, combines carbon fiber-reinforced plastic and glass fiber-reinforced plastic to keep it lightweight and fast — it promises up to 31.4 knots.
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The yacht’s design has clearly advanced considerably since earlier renderings of its preliminary idea.

The yacht's design has clearly evolved somewhat since earlier renderings of its initial concept.
An earlier picture of the LY 650’s anticipated design launched in September 2018.

Along with the elective two-tone coloration scheme, there are different accessible upgrades, together with a customized Mark Levinson Encompass Sound System to create “an immersive live performance hall-like acoustic house within the salon.”

In addition to the optional two-tone color scheme, there are other available upgrades, including a custom Mark Levinson Surround Sound System to create
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The LY 650 has superior tech that permits house owners to remotely activate and off the yacht’s air-con and lights through smartphone.

The LY 650 has advanced tech that allows owners to remotely turn on and off the yacht's air conditioning and lights via smartphone.
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Gross sales are set to launch on October 30. A Lexus spokesperson tells Enterprise Insider that “given the quantity of doable configurations and engine choices, LY 650’s pricing is estimated to be round $3.6 million+.”

Sales are set to launch on October 30. A Lexus spokesperson tells Business Insider that
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