Mercedes and Lexus have been duking it out for about 30 years. The two luxury brands build some of the world’s greatest cars and SUVs in the world, and they’re constantly fighting for the same consumers, often butting heads like a couple of top-ranked MMA fighters. Sometimes there’s blood on the canvas.
This year, the rivalry has intensified. Lexus has a new flagship. It has introduced a convertible version of its sexy LC coupe, and it’s aimed squarely at one the most legendary luxury roadsters of all-time: the Mercedes-AMG GT Roadster. Both offer the extreme prestige, comfort, horsepower, performance, over-the-top style, and features you expect at their big-dollar price tags. But which is best? Let’s examine the 2021 Lexus LC Convertible and 2021 Mercedes-Benz GT Roadster in key areas and decide.