Lexus is set to debut its new RC coupe at this yearâ€™s Tokyo Motor Show. The â€œconcept to realityâ€ themed 2015 Lexus RC borrows design cues from the LF-LC concept that was unveiled at the Frankfurt Auto show.
Its exterior design includes the lowest and widest application of the Lexus signature spindle grille. Two models will be displayed at the show; the RC 300h hybrid and the RC 350.The RC infuses emotional appeal into the Lexus DNA that is synonymous with reliability, quality and refinement.
|Vehicle Type: Coupe||Base Price: NA|
|Length: 184.8 in. (469.4 cm)||Wheel Base: 107.5 in. (273 cm)|
|Luggage Capacity: NA||Maximum Seating: 4 people|
|Engine: 3.5 Liter V6||Horsepower: 300 HP|
The RC 350 comes with a 3.5 liter, V6 engine and is expected to produce 306 horsepower and 277 pound feet of torque. The RC 300 hybrid will feature a 2.5 liter 4 cylinder engine that is said to produce roughly 200 horsepower.
The Lexus RC has the same exterior design as the Lexus coupe; the differentiating factors are a uniquely low and wide application of the regular spindle grille, and deep contoured lines. Its triangular headlamps evoke the sporty characteristics of the LF-LC design and display the famous â€œLâ€ shape whenever the low beams are put on.
The RCâ€™s large aluminum wheels are a continuation of the â€œconcept to realityâ€ design philosophy; the wheels can either come in a 10-spoke, 19 inch style or a muscular 5-spoke, 18-inch style.
In order to give the RC a deeper look, Lexus has adopted a painting process that uses several layers of deeper colors and clear coating.
For its interior, the new RC receives a custom develop lighting package which makes the carâ€™s interior sporty and sleek. Lexus also designed a special interior tone called â€œcloveâ€; in order to make the interior more luxurious.
They have also integrated genuine Shimamoku wood trims. The cockpit has been divided into display and operational zones. The top zone has a 7-inch navigation screen and an instrument panel while the layered center console utilizes a remote touch interface.