I find myself really drawn to the rc f i like the somewhat over the top styling, love the na v8, and find the interior top notch. If you obsessively look at ads for old cars like i do, youll know that the driver seats outside bolster is a common wear point for leather. I spent a week with the rc f, using it as a daily driver, and doing things with it. To help you get the most out of every feature, onsite specialists are eager to answer questions or lend a hand. The backseat remains a notsoterrible place, with some room to move your feet once youre there. The2020 lexus rc f is the highperformance variant of the automakers rc luxury coupe, and it stands out thanks to its dramatic styling and potent 472hp v8 engine. The 2019 lexus rc 350 is wellsuited for the performance enthusiast looking for an enjoyable, capable daily driver. Research, compare and save listings, or contact sellers directly from 106 2015 rc f models nationwide. Taking traction to the next level, each tread line features a specially developed compound to maximize grip. Pushing design and performance to new extremes, the rc f now features bolder styling and the most powerful lexus v8 to date, as well as a new launch control system for lightningfast. Learn more about price, engine type, mpg, and complete safety and warranty information.
Even though the wheel houses do press in from the sides, the gs f still has ample space on a flat floor that extends far forward into the squaredoff cargo hold. Today, its merely fast, and impressively handy with a corner or onramp. Using its standard launch control engaged with the touch of a console button, lexus says it will complete the 060 dash in a hair under 4 seconds. Discover lease offers, upgrades, and packages for your lexus rc f. What lexus has brilliantly done is create a car that gives up just a little performance and gets back enough comfort to make the rc f a far better daily driver. May 26, 2016 id be surprised if lexus ever supplied the car that way, but if they did, that would elevate the rc f into the pantheon of the alltime great dualpurpose daily driver trackcar combinations. Ultimately, the rc f is a good choice for drivers who want a comfortable daily driver thats sportier in appearance and more fun in casual driving. The lexus gs f sedan has a 467horsepower v8, an enhanced suspension, and a plush and sporty interior, but still one of the more impressive things about it may be the trunk. Some changes are coming, most notably the addition of a track edition model, a limitedproduction job that gets a number of trackfocused enhancements, such as considerable use of carbonfiber components including a fixed rear wing in place of the active rear spoiler of other rc fs, titanium muffler and.
Sure, the rc in potent f guise has a lot of power always a draw and few could complain about its handling, or even its expectedly firm but livable ride. The lexus rc f advances into 2020 with a range of performancefocused enhancements to improve the base model, along with the addition of a new derivative, the rc f track edition, of which only 50. Already a staggering blend of ultimate performance and lexus luxury, it improves in both, stepping up its game in every way. Sep 25, 2017 more lexus rc price and availability information. Jul 29, 2017 two years since replacing the lexus is f, the v8powered lexus rc f is still a car that knows how to hustle. Of course, all three of these lexus rc series models come with the refinement and attention to detail that the lexus brand is known for. Shop millions of cars from over 21,000 dealers and find the perfect car. Which sports car would you want for your daily driver. For 2020, the rc f gets a slight styling upgrade and also gets a slight bump in horsepower. However, it completes the job as a great luxury daily driver with sporty. Lexus commitment to constantly improving shows in the 2020 rc f. The transmission is an 8speed automatic with paddle.
Its up to 472 horsepower and 395 pounds due to torque. Read more and see images of the 2017 lexus rc350 f sport on car and driver. Lexus reveals black line special edition for the rc f sport series, limited to 650 units this blackonblack lexus is a great candidate for batmans new daily driver. The lexus rx s smooth ride makes it a fantastic daily driver, both around town and on the highway the lexus rx s smooth ride makes it a fantastic daily driver, both around town and on the highway. Lexus rc 350 with awd becomes a sporty, daily driver. Mar, 2018 lexus reveals black line special edition for the rc f sport series, limited to 650 units this blackonblack lexus is a great candidate for batmans new daily driver. Today the crazy bmw driver drives a lexus rc f 2018. Lexus expects to make about six times as many rc 350s as rc fs in 2015, acknowledging the fact that the rc f is for serious performance enthusiasts, while the rc 350 is a car you can take anywhere.
Even with its improvements this year, the rc fs performance isnt as exciting as what you can get from other. Every detail was carefully scrutinized to push the rc f further than ever before. What its like to daily drive the lexus lc500 top speed. Rc f 2015present rcf daily driver i am considering getting the rcf and using it as my daily driver.
The 2018 lexus rc350 f sport differs from the rc f mainly in the engine size and in the price. As far as 2door coupes go, its an excellent daily driver. In january of 2018 i decided to upgrade to this 2015 lexus rcf. Whether you are driving on the racetrack or open road, the new rc f sports coupe delivers awesome v8 performance. Nov 18, 2014 less than 10 years ago a car as fast and capable as the lexus rc f would have been considered a super car.
Back in march i had the opportunity to push lexus rc f to its limits on the cota f1 track in austin, texas, but for many people who buy it. If you want to step it up a notch, an available f sport package adds things like an adaptive suspension, which improves the overall comfort and handling. For everyday driving, the eightspeed automatic transmission in our 2015 lexus rc f is just what id hope for in a modern auto. But with an improved blend of comfort and pace, is it now the best its ever been. Lexus owners are offered exclusive benefits and experiences at hotels across the country. Lexus reveals limited edition rc f sport black line. Due to our extremely short time with the car this is an. Popular searches toyota camry ford f 150 car appraiser tool subaru outback. I spent a week with the rc f, using it as a daily driver, and doing things with it that most buyers probably wont. What its like to daily drive the lexus rx350 top speed. Research, compare and save listings, or contact sellers directly from 219 rc f models nationwide. If you want to step it up a notch, an available f sport package adds things like. This will mostly be a fast daily driver, and will be unlikely to see much track use since i have a dedicated trackautox car for that.
The lexus rxs smooth ride makes it a fantastic daily driver, both around town and on the highway. The rc f s sporty ride can be tamed with the use of the drive mode selector, and although this is also true for the gs f, we think the sedan takes the edge when it comes to daily driving. All grades are versus other vehicles in the same class. The complimentary lexus roadside assistance mobile app will give drivers an added level of safety and convenience. For those who dont know, the bmw driver daily drives a bmw e39 m5. The latest rc f pushes design and performance to new levels, making it more powerful and lighter than ever before.
No doubt lexus wants to clear the decks to make room for the successor to the original f. I previous had a 2008 lexus isf and it was fun and reliable as a daily driver. Two years since replacing the lexus is f, the v8powered lexus rc f is still a car that knows how to hustle. Reportcard grades are derived from a consensus of test driver evaluations. Sep 28, 2019 the 2019 lexus rc 350 is wellsuited for the performance enthusiast looking for an enjoyable, capable daily driver. The lexus rc series includes the base model lexus rc 350, the upper trim lexus rc 350 f sport, and the performanceoriented lexus rc f which comes equipped with a beefy 467 hp 5. The lexus rc f is an exciting, exhilarating, intoxicating competitor to europes best. The 2015 lexus rc f coupe is a fun performance coupe that improves on the is. Reasons it stands out above the competition s5, 440i for me are luxury, comfort it fits the gt bill perfectly, character the difference between comfort driving and hard driving in this car is amazing and rarity. With fierce bodywork and a surprisingly refined ride quality, the 2020 lexus rc has the superficial traits of a sports car but lacks the athleticism. Dont let its shouty exterior fool you, the rc f track edition is a great daily driver then again, so is the normal car. Our pro racing driver buddy randy pobst thought that. The rc puts a smile on the face of every driver, every time, every mile. But driven aggressively, the rc f is ultimately a little disappointing, and daily driving can seem like a punishment due to the compromised utility, driver aids and infotainment.
Driving, the rc f can best be described as a luxury coupe with a v8. We never quite came to a consensus on whether or not we liked our longterm 2015 lexus rc f. Jan 16, 2020 lexus rc 350 with awd becomes a sporty, daily driver. Dec 16, 2018 ultimately, the rc f is a good choice for drivers who want a comfortable daily driver thats sportier in appearance and more fun in casual driving than a lexus sedan.
The chassis is a kind of mixup of is and gs components and both of those are well suited to daily driving. The lexus rc f is mighty likes a sports car but comfortable as a gran turismo. The lexus rc f is great at a lot of things, but isnt the trackfocused car you might expect. Lexus reveals limited edition rc f sport black line variant. The rc f is indeed more appealing as a daily driver rather than a track toy. Lexus rc f ownership experience and buyers guide exotic car. The rc f isnt a car you only want to drive on the weekends, it welcomes everyday comfortable driving. The rc f is a performance vehicle that offers a powerful and highly responsive drive, one that will get your heart racing every time you get behind the wheel. Ultimately, the rc f is a good choice for drivers who want a comfortable daily driver thats sportier in appearance and more fun in casual driving than a lexus sedan.
With the firstever rc f track edition and refinements across the entire line, the 2020 rc f is crafted for extreme performance. Edmunds the 2020 lexus rc coupe is a lowslung 2door with a long hood, short deck and unmistakable lexus styling. An eightspeed automatic transmission sends power to the rear wheels. Select a vehicle using the navigation menu above to view modelspecific owners manual, warranty and services guide or navigation and multimedia systems manual. If you dont plan on going to the track, you probably dont need the extra power and handling enhancements in the rc f, and youll spend about.247 278 1175 1610 981 1535 1559 1616 40 927 1490 564 1492 998 827 598 481 45 346 169 341 108 555 1270 1354 1027 425 612 1310 349 710 1522 688 727 1005 504 937 125 1143 602 399 631 345 1482 746 1086 1041 329