Lexus RC coupe – UK specs along with prices
The fresh Lexus RC Coupé in non-UK specification
The two-door Lexus RC coupé can be on sale at that will point coming from a starting cost of £34,995, which pitches the item right into Audi TT territory
First seen at last year’s Geneva motor show, the two-door Lexus RC can be offered having a choice of two powertrains: the RC 300h can be a hybrid with 2.5-litre four-cylinder petrol engine, along with the RC 200t can be the latest style to adopt Lexus’s 241bhp 2.0-litre turbocharged petrol engine.
Both versions are offered in F Sport along with Premier grades, while RC 300h can be additionally available in Luxury trim.
The Lexus RC coupé can be pitched at a cost point between the Audi TT along with faster TT S, with the entry-level RC 300h Luxury starting at an on-the-road cost of £34,995. By comparison, the 227bhp derivative of the TT starts at £30,000, along with the equivalent TT S at £39,000.
The Luxury trim level, available solely on the RC 300h along with costing coming from £34,995, includes 18in alloys, LED headlights, parking sensors, smart entry along with push button start, a drive mode select system with Eco, Normal along with Sport modes, dual-zone climate control, power-adjustable front seats, leather upholstery, auto-dimming rear-view along with door mirrors, cruise control along with heated front seats.
Also included can be a six-speaker audio system with CD player, DAB, Bluetooth along with two USB ports along having a seven-inch multimedia screen having a remote touch controller.
F Sport derivatives, which start coming from £36,496 for the RC 200t F Sport, are equipped with adaptive variable suspension. The RC 200t F Sport itself also incorporates a limited-slip differential along having a different setting on the drive mode select, Sport+, which dials in a more focused chassis set-up.
Cosmetic differences to the base trim include a different iteration of the Lexus spindle grille, multi-spoke 19-inch alloy wheels, deep front along with rear bumpers along with different LED headlights.
some other F Sport elements include aluminium scuff plates along with sports pedals along with LFA-style instrument gauges that will change appearance according to the drive mode selected. some other key equipment features include rain-sensing windscreen wipers, rear-view camera along with lane keeping assist.
The Premier trim starts at £39,495 for the RC 200t. the item includes 19in alloys, Lexus’s premium navigation system, a 17-speaker Mark Levinson surround audio system, LED headlights with automatic high beam function, power-adjustable heated along with ventilated front seats with driver’s side memory setting, powered steering wheel adjustment, rain-sensing windscreen wipers, blind spot monitor, rear cross traffic alert, lane keeping assist along having a rear-view camera.
The RC F, introduced in late 2014, remains as the high-performance halo variant along with can be powered by Lexus’s 471bhp 5.0-litre V8 engine.
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