Lexus LC 500 wins prestigious design award at MIT ceremony.
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Lexus LC 500 Wins Design Award From New England Motor Press

The Lexus LC 500 wins the group's most prestigious design award.

The Lexus LC 500 luxury performance coupe took home the Ritvo Design Award this year at the New England Motor Press Association's (NEMPA) annual ceremony held at the Massachusetts Institute of Technology.

This award is named for the late Gene Ritvo, one of the most respected photographers of classic cars. John Lawlor, co-founder of NEMPA, technical advisor to Car Talk, and friend of Mr. Ritvo's, said of him, "Gene recognized art, class, and beauty, whether it was a pretty woman, an automobile, or a toaster."

Presenting the award to Pru Hyman, Senior Communications Analyst at Lexus were two of New England's most respected art and design experts, Meghan Melvin, the Jean S. and Frederic A. Sharf Curator of Design at the Museum of Fine Arts, Boston, and Sheldon Steele, Executive Director of the Larz Anderson Museum, Brookline, Mass.

The new LC 500 is the new flagship prestige luxury-coupe from Lexus. The new coupe brings its elegant design and world-class craftsmanship to a segment long dominated by cars with a focus primarily on performance.

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