2015 Lexus RC 350 is definitely a Lexus from its exterior appearance. The detached fish hook DRLs, broad nose and spindle grille define the style of this model. This new model will offer a more stable and powerful engine. Lexus RC is notably one of the most anticipated models in its class. It made its debut in the Tokyo Show with the model revealing both the hybrid and gasoline versions. Much of the trademark details are still emphasized in this new model such as the aggressive contoured lines, triangular headlamps and an entertainment filled cockpit. The RC F is expected to be available in the market soon after the standard version goes on sale.
Lexus RC 350 redesign
Sporty characteristics of the Lexus RC are evoked by the triangular headlamps while the notion inspiration is evident in the 3-lamp commanded conceive. An expression of the Brand is noted in the L-shaped lamps.
Aluminum wheels stretch out the conceive philosophy with two different blends being offered. One has the option of choosing between a 5-spoke 18’ muscular wheel or a 10-spoke 19’ deeply sculpted wheel. Each of the type wheels is precision machined and has centre caps made of dignified dark platinum.
Inside the cabin
All Lexus models are highly praised sport notion vehicles that offer substantial leverage making use of contrasting lighting, materials and color. The interior has a purpose built lighting bundle that creates a sense of event inside the cabin with the illumination reflecting upwards inside of below. A clove tone is encompassed in the interior trim with the focus conceive lines accentuating the elegance and beauty of the cabin.
2015 RC powertrain
Two RC versions were brandished at the 2013 engine display in Tokyo. The Lexus RC 350 will be powered by a 3.5-liter V6 engine unit having an 8-speed automatic Sports Program Direct Shift (SPDS) transmission capable of pumping out 306 horsepower and a torque of 277 lb-ft. This is the standard engine unit. RC 350 borrowed its direct shift transmission form the IS F. Having a paddle shifted gearbox optimizes both economy and performance in addition to taking at most 0.2 seconds to up-shift when placed in manual mode.
Nevertheless, Toyota promises to offer a more powerful 5.0l V8 engine delivering a horsepower of 455. RC 300h, the hybrid version will be powered by a 2.5l engine mated to an electric motor, capable of pumping out 217hp in total. On the other hand, 176 hp and 263 lb-ft torque will be produced by the gasoline unit.
2015 Lexus RC 350 release date and price
The official release date and price is still unknown. Though, it is expected that this model will be available in different dealerships by fall.