The 2015 Lexus RC is the brand’s primary pure coupe in 15 years. RC stands for Radical Coupe, as said by Lexus. Marketing Chief Brian Smith says the so-called top coupe segment is “the place for a loud declaration.”
Exterior and Interior
The 2015 Lexus RC come with a 5.0-liter aluminum-block V8 as well as an 8-speed automatic broadcast with paddle shifter. It roll on 19-inch BBS wheels prepared with Brembo 15-inch ventilated brake pedal rotors with six-piston aluminum caliper in the front, and 13.6-inch vented rotor with four-piston caliper in the back. Inside are accessories like Lexus’ next-generation Remote Touch pad, Enform app set, a full-color LCD gauge cluster, as well as full race-ready cockpit by high-back bolstered sport seat. Exterior standard feature include color-coded heated exterior mirrors, F badging on front fender and right-rear trunk area, as well as LED head, brake, daytime running, tail, as well as license plate lamps.
The automotive press praises the 2015 Lexus RC for having a fashionable interior prepared of top-quality material with an innovative, yet comprehensible, layout. They consider the RC has a extensive array of feature, but several critics find that the remote touch pad could make using the infotainment scheme difficult.
Engine and Mileage of 2015 Lexus RC
The RC F’s main draw card is its 5.0-litre V8. This is, as Lexus recommends, a formula that resonates with Australian buyers. The engine provides utmost of its mumbo at superior revs. Off the mark, it lacks the brutal shove in the rear of a typical Aussie V8.
Utmost power of 351kW comes at 7100rpm, while torque peak at 4800rpm, which means this, needs a fit dose of revs to impress. However impress it does, particularly when you flick the switch to Sports + as well as the eight-speed auto instinctively holds on to lower mechanism to keep the engine in its sugary spot throughout the bends. It will as well blip the throttle approaching into corners if it senses you are hard on the brakes.
Price and Release Date of 2015 Lexus RC
The RC F would cost you $62,400 to start, while the RC 350 comes in at a base cost of $42,790.
Lexus vehicle are recognized for luxurious rides as well as creature comfort. The RC F checks those boxes; however is as well a performance beast that would have you taking the long way home. The disturbing effect of the Remote Touchpad needs additional refinement, like so many other new cars we have tested. But further than that minor equivocate, consider yourself warned: Afterward driving the 2015 Lexus RC, you risk giving in to self-indulgence as well as taking one home for yourself.