Toyota‘s luxury division Lexus is been quite good at producing luxurious vehicles. Founded in 1989, this manufacturer has a very good market in more than 90 countries. The company started to produce Lexus RC a compact luxury two-door coupé in October 2014 as a 2015 model year. RC is meant Radical Coupe according to the company.
With the success of Lexus RC. The company made a track-based edition of this vehicle (Lexus RC F) and it was first revealed at the 2019 North American International Auto Show. And the vehicle was more focused on the performance by cutting down of 180 lb weight when compared to the RC. This was made possible with the extensive use of carbon fiber and lighter 19-inch wheels. Lexus released a new 2022 Lexus RC F Fuji Speedway Edition and the performance, specifications of this vehicle are provided below. This is written based on the review from Hotcars.
The 2022 Fuji Speedway Edition comes with a well-refined V8 engine that provides smooth city driving dynamics. Even after the cut-down of weight, the vehicle still weighs more than 3,700 pounds. And installed with carbon-ceramic Brembo brakes the vehicle provides a better braking distance than the regular model. This special edition of the vehicle is presented in exclusive Electric Surge exterior color (a unique blue color made by Lexus) and limited to only 50 units.
Engine, Mileage, Top Speed, 0-60Mph
The vehicle has a 5.0-liter naturally aspirated V8 engine that can produce a power output of 472 horsepower and 395 lb-ft of torque at 4,800 rpm. This vehicle features an eight-speed Sport Direct-Shift transmission transferring the power to the rear wheels. It has a top speed of 168-mph and can accelerate from 0-60 mph in just 3.96 seconds while the regular RC F takes a time of 4.2 seconds.
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|10.1 cu.ft .
With all these good features the only issue is with the price of this vehicle. It has a starting price of $102,170 which is almost double the price of the base Lexus RC 350F Sport. As a special limited edition, this can be priced a little high but a price of over $100,000 is very high for this vehicle.