Lexus RC Models and RC History
A full-fledged journey into the sport premium coupe market for Lexus, the RC was engineered from the ground up as a unique driving experience. In exception given to the limited production LFA supercar, the Lexus RC was the luxury brand's first fixed-roof production coupe since the 2000 model year SC 400. Debuting for the 2015 model year, the RC radiated true sports car with a sleek aerodynamic look, 2+2 passenger layout and advanced handling features. Vehicle Dynamic Integrated Management, electric power steering as well as Adaptive Variable Suspension and available rear-wheel steer were among the technologies attached to the premium sport machine. The Lexus RC's 2015 introduction was marked by the base trim RC 350 and the potent RC F. Featuring a unique wider, longer and lower body, the high-performance Lexus RC F menacing 467 horsepower from a 5.0-liter V-8 powerplant. Capable of propelling the sports car from 0 to 60 miles per hour in the mid four-second range, the RC F also blended in a high level of Lexus luxury such as Remote Touch Interface, premium audio system and a stylized NuLuxe interior. The 2016 model year expanded the RC lineup consisting of the all-wheel drive Lexus RC 300 AWD as well as RC 200t powered by a turbocharged four-cylinder engine. Apart from the high-performance RC F, additional sport tailoring is also available on the RC 200t, RC 300 and RC 350 adding Lexus's Adaptive Variable Suspension along with exclusive 19-inch wheels, retuned suspension and other unique aesthetic details.