HIGHLIGHTS
 
The 2015 Lexus RC 350 is an all new luxury coupe, arriving in Canada this year. The four-seater, rear-wheel-drive RC 350 is designed to engage powerfully with guests on an emotional level – turning even casual “drivers” into “motoring enthusiasts”. Aggressively styled and with performance to match, the driving dynamics will thrill even as the RC 350 delivers power with control. For those seeking even more, the RC 350 will be offered in an F SPORTmodel. As a Lexus, the new RC 350 features generous yet thoughtful applications of leading edge technology, exquisite comfort and amenities, and the quality and legendary customer experience that have become hallmarks of the Lexus brand.
 
EXTERIOR
 
  • Unique in the Lexus range, the RC 350 is 30mm wider, 35mm lower and 70mm shorter in wheelbase than the current generation Lexus IS, providing a road stance that emphasizes the appeal of a luxury two-door vehicle.
  • Deeply contoured lines
  • The widest and lowest application of the signature Lexus spindle grille
  • Unique headlamp design adopting the symbolic Lexus L-shaped motif.
  • Lexus L-shaped tail lamps
 
INTERIOR
 
  • Interior design that draws on highly acclaimed sports concept vehicles – making maximum use of contrasting colours, materials and lighting.
  • Purpose-built Lexus-first lighting package that provides a great sense of occasion.
  • Elegant cabin with strong design lines.
  • Genuine shimamoku wood highlights – produced using a layered wood manufacturing technique refined by Lexus for this vehicle.
  • Driver-focused cockpit divided into “operation” and “display” zones.
  • Seats built using an integrated foaming construction method, like that used to mould racing seats, to ensure optimal comfort and maximum support during performance driving.
 
PERFORMANCE AND DRIVING DYNAMICS
 
  • A 307 peak horsepower, 3.5L V6 mated to an eight-speed sequential shift automatic transmission with Sport Direct Mode (RWD), adapted from the IS F.
  • A purpose-built chassis with high strength to achieve a world-class, dynamic driving experience.
  • Engineered underbody rocker panels to increase the two-door RC’s rigidity to support performance driving.
  • A performance-focused handling package with double wishbone front suspension, multi-link rear suspension, and numerous design features to optimize aerodynamic characteristics.
 
TECHNOLOGIES
 
  • 7” navigation screen
  • Newly designed iteration of the Lexus Remote Touch interface
  • An upgraded Blind Spot Monitor with greater range
 
F Sport
 

The RC 350 will also be offered in an F SPORTmodel, enhancing an already impressive sport coupe with exclusive performance upgrades and styling cues.

  • Exclusively tuned front and rear suspension systems.
  • Adaptive Variable Suspension
  • Lexus Dynamic Handling system, incorporating dynamic rear steering, electric power steering and variable gear ratio steering
  • Uniquely configured Vehicle Dynamics Integrated Management (VDIM) system.
  • LFA-inspired driver’s meter with moving centre ring
  • F SPORTsteering wheel and shift knob finished in perforated leather.
  • F SPORT“mesh” design Lexus spindle grille
  • Wedge metal interior ornamentation and exclusive Dark Rose interior colour.
  • Unique 19” F SPORTalloy wheel design.

 

BASE MANUFACTURER’S SUGGESTED RETAIL PRICING
 
Model
Engine
Transmission
Base MSRP
RC 350
3.5L V6
8-Speed Automatic Sport Direct Shift
$54,000
RC 350 F SPORT
3.5L V6
8-Speed Automatic Sport Direct Shift
$57,050
 
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