Specifications and pricing have been announced for the 2019 Lexus RC F coupe range which now starts at $134,129 plus on-road costs.
The RC F is now the entry point to the range that has been bolstered by the addition of the new Track Edition. Both models share a revised version of the 5.0-litre naturally-aspirated V8 producing 351kW and 530Nm.
The engine now uses a 7.0 per cent-lighter machined intake manifold and redesigned intake piping. There’s also a new, more solid rear engine mount which Lexus says was developed to enhance handling stability, particularly at the cornering limit.
An updated eight-speed automatic featuring more aggressive downshifting in Sport S+ mode is standard and sends drive to the rear wheels.
Other changes to the RC F for 2019 include improved aerodynamics with greater downforce thanks to stiffer and lighter suspension components along with firmer steering control and Michelin Pilot Sport 4S tyres.
The RC F range also gets standard launch control which hasn’t been seen in a Lexus since the LFA supercar.
Equipment highlights include a 17-speaker Mark Levinson audio system, a 10.3-inch widescreen infotainment screen, leather trim, heated and ventilated front seats, LED headlights, 19-inch forged alloy wheels, blind spot monitoring and rear cross-traffic alert.
The Lexus Safety System+ is included as standard and brings autonomous emergency braking with pedestrian detection, active cruise control, lane departure warning with steering assist, automatic high beam and vehicle sway warning.
You can read the specs and pricing details for the RC F Track Edition here.
The new RC F and RC F Track Edition are available to order now with deliveries commencing in May.
2019 Lexus RC F pricing (excludes on-road costs):
RC F - $134,129
RC F Track Edition - $165,690
Options (RC F)
Enhancement Pack 1 (EP1) - $5000
19-inch forged alloy wheels (polished finish), moonroof.
Enhancement Pack 2 (EP2) - $5000
19-inch forged alloy wheels (dark metallic finish), moonroof.
Enhancement Pack 3 (EP3) - $29,161
19-inch motorsport-inspired lightweight BBS alloy wheels, high-performance Brembo carbon-ceramic disc brakes, titanium exhaust, Carbon Fibre cabin ornamentation, moonroof.
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