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STACKED DECK

If there’s one memory that’s done much to ameliorate the bleakness of pandemic-enforced cabin fever, it’s one involving the sight and sound of the Lexus LC500 that I found myself driving exactly a year ago in Japan. It was en route to the city of Fukuoka – home to Toyota’s sprawling Kyushu plant – and despite torturously low-speed limits, the LC500, with its V8 on full chat, allowed for a generous flow of adrenalin.

On the surface of it, the LC500 is an anachronism. A primordial, 5.0-litre atmospheric V8, making 471hp, and plonked inside a rear-wheel-drive grand tourer with an exterior that massages the cornea with the sheer symmetrical splendour of a more extravagant era. Its arrival has

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