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  • 2021 Lexus RC F Fuji Speedway Edition

    The 2021 model year sees the Lexus RC F receive some updates, including a new special edition.

  • 2020 Lexus RC F
    Review update: 2020 Lexus RC F makes glorious noises

    The 2020 Lexus RC F is a beautiful coupe that sounds great but has a lousy infotainment system.

  • 2020 Lexus RC F Track Edition
    2020 Lexus RC F Track Edition will cost nearly six figures

    Improved track capability will cost buyers of the 2020 Lexus RC F Track Edition. The luxury brand revealed the limited-edition sports coupe will cost a whopping $97,675 when it goes on sale. The announcement came Thursday alongside pricing for the standard Lexus RC F, which will start at $65,775...

  • 2020 Lexus RC F Track Edition
    No one-hit wonder: More Lexus RC F Track Editions to come

    The 2020 Lexus RC F Track Edition won't come and go as a one-hit wonder. The brand plans for the RC F Track Edition to stick around for a while, according to Cooper Ericksen, vice president for product planning and strategy at Lexus. Speaking at the Rolex 24 at Daytona, Ericksen said the brand...

  • 2020 Lexus RC F Track Edition, 2019 Detroit auto show
    2020 Lexus RC F unveiled in Detroit with track-ready flagship

    Lexus introduced an updated RC for 2019 but noticeably missing was the updated version of the RC F sledgehammer. It turns out the Japanese brand had much bigger plans for its high-performance coupe. Unveiled Monday in Detroit at the 2019 North American International Auto Show was a new RC Track...

  • Teaser for 2020 Lexus RC F Track Edition debuting at 2019 Detroit auto show
    2020 Lexus RC F Track Edition teased ahead of 2019 Detroit auto show

    Don't think the Lexus RC F is as sharp a tool as rivals like the BMW M4 and Mercedes-AMG C63 Coupe? Well, Lexus will soon silence the naysayers with a new track-focused version aptly named the RC F Track Edition. The car is set to debut next week in Detroit at the 2019 North American International...

  • 2020 Lexus RC F Track Edition spy shots - Image via S. Baldauf/SB-Medien

    Lexus is preparing a more hardcore version of its RC F to target track enthusiasts. The car has been confirmed as the 2020 Lexus RC F Track Edition, and its debut will take place later this month at the 2019 North American International Auto Show in Detroit. The RC F Track Edition was previewed in 2016 by the RC F GT concept (shown below), and judging by our spy shots of a prototype the production model will stay close to the concept, at least visually. Common elements include the exposed carbon fiber-reinforced plastic hood, high-downforce rear wing, and carbon-ceramic brake rotors. The...

  • 2019 Lexus RC, 2018 Paris auto show
    2019 Lexus RC debuts in Paris with sharper look

    The Lexus RC is a worthy option in the entry-level luxury coupe segment. It combines excellent build quality with solid performance, although it isn't quite at the same dynamic level as its German rivals. Following an introduction for 2015, the RC is now at the midway point in its life cycle and...

  • 2019 Lexus RC facelift spy shots - Image via S. Baldauf/SB-Medien
    2019 Lexus RC spy shots

    A lightly camouflaged Lexus RC has been spotted testing in Germany and is likely a prototype for a facelifted version of the luxury coupe. The RC was introduced for 2015 so this facelifted model, expected on sale late this year or early next as a 2019 model, represents a mid-cycle update for the...

  • 2018 Lexus GS F
    10th Anniversary 2019 Lexus GS F and RC F have arrived

    Ten years ago, Lexus decided to kick up the performance factor of its luxury-focused lineup. The IS F ushered in a new era for the Japanese automaker, and the F brand family has only grown over the course of the last decade. To celebrate 10 years of F performance, Lexus has created 10th Anniversary...

  • Lexus RC F Sport Black Line special edition
    Lexus RC F Sport Black Line Special Edition goes dark for New York Auto Show

    Factory black-out packages are all the rage right now, and Lexus is jumping on the bandwagon with the RC F Sport Black Line Special Edition. The Japanese luxury brand revealed the blacked-out RC F Sport model on Tuesday ahead of its debut at the 2018 New York auto show. The the Lexus RC F Sport...

  • 2018 Lexus RC F
    Time flies: 10th anniversary editions of Lexus RC F, GS F coming this summer

    The "F" doesn't stand for "fast," but that's sure how it feels. This year, 10 years after Lexus launched its performance sub-brand with the Lexus IS F, the automaker is celebrating the anniversary of the F brand, named after the Fuji Speedway in Japan, where much of the development takes place...

  • 2019 Lexus RC F facelift spy shots - Image via S. Baldauf/SB-Medien

    Lexus engineers are currently testing a camouflaged RC F prototype at the Nürburgring. The changes to the car are subtle which suggests we might be looking at a prototype for a facelifted version of the rear-wheel-drive luxury performance coupe. New elements include the front lip spoiler, revised shape for the front intakes, and rear bumper diffuser insert. Lexus’ RC range, including the RC F model, was introduced for 2015. An update for the 2019 model year is thus looking likely as this represents the midpoint in the car’s life cycle. There are also rumors Lexus might be in...

  • F Performance Racing 2016 Lexus RC F GT3 race car, 2015 SEMA show
    Lexus To Enter IMSA WeatherTech SportsCar Championship With RC F GT3

    Lexus recently announced that it will offer factory support for the new F Performance Racing team led by Scott Pruett. The veteran racer has extensive experience in North American racing series so it comes as no surprise that the Lexus-backed team just announced it will initially compete in the...

  • F Performance Racing 2016 Lexus RC F GT3 race car, 2015 SEMA show
    Lexus To Back New F Performance Racing Team

    At this week’s SEMA show in Las Vegas, Lexus announced it is forming a partnership with organizers of a new racing team called F Performance Racing. The new team will field the Lexus RC F GT3 race car in a soon-to-be-announced sports car racing series based in the United States, with the...

  • Lexus RC F GT concept competing at the 2015 Pikes Peak Hill Climb
    Lexus To Take On Pikes Peak Hill Climb With Track-Focused RC F GT Concept

    For the past several years, Lexus has been competing in the annual Pikes Peak Hill Climb using a specially-developed IS F sedan called the CCS-R. For this year’s 'Race to the Clouds', Lexus has prepared a new car based on its RC F coupe. The new car is the RC F GT concept, and it may just...

  • Exhaust Appreciation Tunnel
    Lexus RC F Enters The Exhaust Appreciation Tunnel: Video

    Most folks can appreciate a good exhaust note. There's something buried in the noise that rings up a certain part of the soul, and then stirs it. One of the best places to experience wonderful exhaust tones is inside the cozy auditory confines of a tunnel. Apparently there's a spot in the United...

  • 2015 Lexus RC F
    Chris Harris Drives The Lexus RC F: Video

    Is the 2015 Lexus RC F a true BMW M4 rival?

  • Lexus RC F chosen as V8 Supercars safety car

    With Lexus joining in the incredible automotive brawl that is Australian V8 Supercars racing, it’s only fitting that it should also offer the RC F coupe as the safety car. There will be Lexuses filling other roles for the series, too, including GS 350 F Sport as the Course car, and an IS 350 F Sport will function as the Medical car. READ MORE: Ford Pulls Out Of V8 Supercars Just As Lexus Looks To Hop In Lexus’ cars may not just be there in their official capacities in the near future, however. The brand is seriously considering an entry into the series as a competitor. Currently...

  • 2015 Lexus RC F police car in Dubai
    Lexus RC F Added To Dubai Police Fleet

    The 2015 Lexus RC F is the latest car to be added to the ever-growing pantheon of exotic machinery that is the fleet of the Dubai Police force. DON'T MISS: Jeep Driver Out-Jerks Corvette Driver’s Jerk Parking Job: Video The 467-horsepower RC F police car won’t exactly be speeding after...

  • Scene from Lexus’ ‘Let’s Play’ Super Bowl XLIX spot
    Lexus Surprises With A Super Bowl Spot For The RC 350: Video

    It turns out the ad for the NX crossover we first saw last month wasn’t the only spot Lexus had booked for this year’s Super Bowl. The Japanese automaker also ran a more youth-oriented spot for the sporty RC 350 coupe, dubbed Let’s Play. DON'T MISS: Watch The New ‘Furious...

  • 2015 Lexus RC 350 compared with the 2015 BMW 435i
    Lexus Gets Desperate, Tries To Justify Why Its RC 350 Is Better Than A BMW 435i: Video

    While it’s not uncommon for an automaker to compare its product with a rival’s offering for marketing purposes, a new video from Lexus comparing the 2015 RC 350 with a 2015 BMW 435i is downright bizarre. We would even go as far as to say that it borders on desperation. ALSO SEE...

  • Lexus LF-C2 Concept Convertible  -  2014 Los Angeles Auto Show live photos
    Lexus cancels RC Convertible, focuses on new crossover based on next-gen LS platform

    Lexus’ LF-C2 concept, essentially a convertible version of the RC coupe, turned out to be one of the star attractions of last week’s 2014 Los Angeles Auto Show but sadly it appears there are no plans to put the stunning concept into production. The concept’s designer Yasuo Kajino...

  • Lexus LF-C2 Concept Convertible  -  2014 Los Angeles Auto Show live photos
    Lexus LF-C2 Concept Roadster Shows An Even Racier Side: Live Photos & Video

    Should Lexus go a step more aggressive with an amped-up RC F roadster variant in the future? If the beautiful concept it showed this week at the Los Angeles Auto Show is any indication, it might be a distinct possibility. MUST SEE: 2016 Cadillac ATS-V And ATS-V Coupe: 455 HP And 0-60 MPH In 3.9...

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