You probably sometimes think about “cool” sports car with powerful engine and fancy outfit. In the past few years on the world market dominates coupe segment. Due to that, in 2014 Lexus has put new compact premium coupe into production with name RC. This abbreviation means “Radical Coupe”. Just after couple years manufacturer brings an update. The two-door coupe gets some refreshments on the body as well as interior. The engines are untouched because change is not necessary. It’s based on LF-LC Concept. In 2018 Lexus RC coupe line we distinguish next versions such as 300, 350 and F. For people who like sports performances F package will be a logical solution with a stronger engine.
2018 Lexus RC Design
What’s new in exterior design? The Lexus will take care much about the quality of sheet metal and modern look. On the first glance, it must be attractive for potential customers. For example, 2018 Lexus RC comes with the wide body and low stance. On the list of changes, you can find refreshed spindle grille of larger dimension. From the sides emphasize is on stylish alloy wheels and sculpted lines which flow through the panel. Furthermore, coupe roofline ends in the trunk which by the way has new shape. Rear end also adopts new taillights and exhaust tips. In depending on your selection of package depends and some exterior details like aerodynamic inserts. Just like other sports car RC also has an aggressive appearance.
2018 Lexus RC Cabin
Interior of the cabin looks like in the Formula. Four sports seats are covered with natural leather. Front seats especially have lateral inserts that match the contours of the body. For example, if you ride 2018 Lexus RC very fast then you will be under the impact of G-forces. The position of your body must be stable especially shoulders. Further, an aggressive command center with much buttons, systems and devices will make you feel like you’re in an aircraft. If you take F Sports package then you expect some special elements such as aluminum sport pedals, the race inspired steering wheel and unique stitching.
2018 Lexus RC Safety
The equipment list is abnormally enriched with latest technologies and possibilities. Most important technology is Lexus Enform Safety Connect which enables Roadside Assistance. The second is Lexus Enform Remote mobile app which can connect to your smartphone. There are many others but we tell you most interesting. The young people will probably be thrilled with Mark Levinson Premium Audio System. Entertainment in modern conditions is especially important even in a sports car.
2018 Lexus RC Engine
Specifications are diverse and customized to your desired package. If you want turbo badge then you will get 2.0-liter Inline 4 with 241 horsepower. The somewhat stronger engine is a 3.5-liter V6 engine with 307 horsepower. It is typical executive version. Last but not least, F Sports Serie uses a 5.0-liter V8 with astonishing 467 horsepower. The torque is transmitted to all wheels through two type of transmissions. First is six-speed automatic while the second option is the eight-speed automatic transmission. All in all, engineers have made a great job in mechanical assembly. Among them are perfect brake system, suspension, axle and much more.
2018 Lexus Competitors
The safety package is a story for itself because 2018 Lexus RC have many standard options. The key competitors are BMW M4, Audi RS5, and Mercedes-Benz C63 AMG. The price is similar to previous, but it’s slightly higher.