(TORONTO, ON – October 03, 2014) The 2015 Lexus RC 350 is the all-new, very sexy luxury sport coupe – launched in six grades with head-turning style, all at starting MSRPs guaranteed to put a smile on your face.
“The RC 350 was developed around a single concept: A coupe must be ‘sexy’,” noted Cyril Dimitris, Director of Lexus Canada. “There’s an intangible appeal to the coupe – a purity of design that promises a fun driving experience. And the beautifully-styled, highly-responsive Lexus RC 350 delivers all this – and more – at a suggested price that will make Canadians ask themselves, ‘Why am I waiting?’”
The RC 350 is beautiful from every angle, with a low profile, compact cabin, bold fender flares, and a wide stance – all riding on 19” wheels. Premium details abound, such as the multi-LED headlamps, tail lamps, and daytime running lights – plus a unique five-layer paint process used for the first time on a production vehicle.
Once inside, drivers will fall in love with the RC 350’s sporty and elegant 2+2 coupe interior – featuring luxury finishes, unique upward-facing ambient illumination, and technologies, which combine to hint at the pleasures to come from the drive ahead.
On the road – or the track – drivers will delight in the RC 350’s power and handling. A 3.5L V6 delivers up to 307 horsepower. A choice of drive trains – rear-wheel-drive with eight-speed Sports Program Direct Shift transmission, or the Lexus AWD-i system with electronically-controlled centre differential and six-speed automatic – delivers new levels of luxury driving performance, while driving dynamics systems from steering to suspension have been carefully tuned with a focus on handling agility.
For its introductory year, Lexus offers the 2015 RC 350 in six grades:
2015 Lexus RC 350 F SPORT Series 1 (Starting MSRP: $57,650)
This rear-wheel-drive coupe includes many features designed to deliver track-inspired performance and handling for an engaging experience behind the wheel, coupled with aggressive, sporty styling. Performance features include: F SPORT wheels with performance tires; adaptive variable suspension; active four-wheel steering; variable gear ratio steering; and more. F SPORT style features range from trim and details, to sport pedals, to a centre gauge inspired by the Lexus LFA Supercar. Additional technology and comfort features fitted as standard include: heated and ventilated seats; a heated steering wheel; front seat memory systems; Lexus “L” motif LED headlamps; Blind Spot Monitor and Rear Cross Traffic Alert safety systems; a back-up camera; a navigation system; a power moon roof; and more.
2015 Lexus RC 350 F SPORT Series 2 (Starting MSRP: $60,950)
This model builds on the rear-wheel-drive F SPORT Series 1 coupe, adding: Radar cruise control; the Lexus Pre-Collision System; clearance and back-up sensors; and a Mark Levinson Audio system.
2015 Lexus RC 350 AWD Premium Package (Starting MSRP: $54,600)
Elegant style and the added driving confidence of the Lexus AWD-i system highlight this model. Standard features include: Navigation system; heated steering wheel; heated and ventilated seats; Blind Spot Monitor and Rear Cross Traffic Alert safety systems; a back-up camera; a power moon roof; and more.
2015 Lexus RC 350 AWD Executive Package (Starting MSRP: $61,800)
This model builds on the Premium Package, adding: luxurious leather seats; front seat memory systems; radar cruise control Lane Keep Assist; the Lexus Pre-Collision System; Lexus “L” motif LED headlamps; clearance and back-up sensors; a Mark Levinson Audio system; and rain-sensing wipers.
2015 Lexus RC 350 AWD F SPORT Series 1 (Starting MSRP: $57,750)
This model includes many features designed to deliver track-inspired performance and handling for an engaging experience behind the wheel, coupled with aggressive, sporty styling. Features include: F SPORT wheels; Adaptive Variable Suspension; F SPORT trim; F SPORT pedals; a centre gauge inspired by the Lexus LFA Supercar; front seat memory system; the Lexus “L” motif LED headlamps; and more.
2015 Lexus RC 350 AWD F SPORT Series 2 (Starting MSRP: $61,100)
This all-wheel-drive performance-inspired model adds luxury and technology features, including: A Mark Levinson Audio system; radar cruise control; the Lexus Pre-Collision System; and clearance and back-up sensors.
The 2015 Lexus RC 350 goes on sale later this fall at Lexus Dealers across Canada.
For more information on features and specifications, visit www.lexus.ca/rc.
About Lexus Canada
Lexus Canada is the exclusive Canadian distributor of Lexus luxury cars and sport utility vehicles through a sales and service network of 38 dealerships across Canada. With 15 Lexus models on the road today, five of them being hybrids, Lexus has the largest luxury hybrid lineup; allowing guests a choice in a large range of luxury vehicle segments. In the 2012 J.D. Power and Associates Initial Quality Study (IQS), Lexus was the highest ranking nameplate in the industry.