New Lexus RC Rendered as Convertible

It's only been a day since Lexus revealed the first photos of the new RC Coupe, making its world debut at this year's Tokyo Motor Show in a few days. And already, Theo Chin has posted renderings of a convertible version, thanks to the magic of Photoshop.
Lexus RC Convertible 3 photos
Photo: Theophilus Chin
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The RC is based on the IS sedan and already people are describing it as a rival to the BMW 4 Series. Should it have a drop-top version, just like the 4er will get next year?

Our say is an overwhelming "yes". Lexus used to have a sexy looking but not very exciting small convertible called the SC, which also had a folding metal roof, like BMW uses.

If you rally think about it, the sweet sounding 3.5-liter V6 and the silent 300h hybrid system both blend well to a convertible. Better than a VW Beetle with a diesel engine or some such nonsense.

So is it time for Lexus to have a convertible again? And if so, should it have a metal roof or a fabric one? It's an important niche for any automaker, so we want to hear from you on the subject.
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Mihnea's favorite cars have already been built, the so-called modern classics from the '80s and '90s. He also loves local car culture from all over the world, so don't be surprised to see him getting excited about weird Japanese imports, low-rider VWs out of Germany, replicas from Russia or LS swaps down in Florida.
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