Performance

Exterior shot of the 2019 Lexus RC F shown in Obsidian. Options shown

RC F

  • 4.4 0–60 MPH (SEC)*
  • 168 TOP TRACK SPEED (MPH)*
  • 25 HWY MPG ESTIMATE*
  • V8 ENGINE

5.0-LITER V8

Lexus RC F

5.0-LITER V8

The 467-horsepower* 5.0-liter V8 in the RC F is unmatched among its peers. It is the largest engine in its class,* and it’s the only naturally aspirated one among them too. This is all the more impressive when you consider that its Atkinson-cycle capability is also engineered to deliver efficiency. Among its innovative components are lightweight titanium valves that are paired with high-strength, forged connecting rods. And it emits a throaty, specially tuned engine sound throughout its impressive 7,300-rpm range.

TRACK-PROVEN ENGINEERING

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TRACK-PROVEN ENGINEERING

With a low-profile coupe body style, the RC F is engineered to conquer the road as well as the race circuit.

TORQUE VECTORING DIFFERENTIAL

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TORQUE VECTORING DIFFERENTIAL

Putting added control into the hands of the driver, the RC F features two advanced handling systems: a standard TORSEN® limited-slip differential* that pushes power to the rear wheel with the most grip, and an available Lexus-first rear Torque Vectoring Differential that dynamically distributes more torque to the outside rear wheel to help rotate the vehicle through the turn while also helping you hold your line with unprecedented precision.

EIGHT-SPEED SPORT DIRECT-SHIFT TRANSMISSION

Lexus RC F

EIGHT-SPEED SPORT DIRECT-SHIFT TRANSMISSION

For dynamic performance on and off the track, the eight-speed Sport Direct-Shift transmission offers manual control through large, steering-wheel-mounted paddle shifters. Precisely positioned for faster gear changes, they deliver split-second upshifts and nearly seamless downshifts. And, in automatic mode, the transmission's AI Shift Control features a G-sensor that detects when the RC F enters a curve, and holds the lower gear throughout for optimal response when accelerating out.

HIGH-PERFORMANCE BREMBO®* BRAKES*

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HIGH-PERFORMANCE BREMBO®* BRAKES*

Reining back such a high-performance beast lap after lap requires serious stopping power. To give you the control you crave, the high-performance Brembo braking system features huge slotted 14.9-inch front brake rotors clamped by massive six-piston monoblock calipers* and 13.5-inch rear slotted rotors with four-piston calipers.*

F-ADAPTIVE VARIABLE SUSPENSION (F-AVS)

Exterior shot of the 2019 Lexus RC F shown in Flare Yellow. Options shown

F-ADAPTIVE VARIABLE SUSPENSION (F-AVS)

Allowing the driver to harness the engine’s power and communicate with the pavement like never before, F-Adaptive Variable Suspension, featuring 30 levels of damping, can stiffen for enhanced response based on the selected drive mode. The linear-solenoid monotube shocks not only improve body roll and stability when cornering, but also offer improved ride quality. With a motorsport-derived design, the system switches damping force four times faster than previous AVS systems, ensuring the driver has unprecedented levels of control.
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