Lexus RC F – Oman Motor Show
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India-bound Lexus RC coupe shown in range-topping F variant.
Besides the Lexus RX, Lexus displayed the India-bound Lexus RC coupe in the top-end F variant at the 2016 Oman Motor Show held in Muscat earlier this month.
Introduced at the 2014 North American International Auto Show, the Lexus RC F coupe is the performance variant of the Lexus RC coupe with enhancements like carbon-fibre components, wider wheels and tyres, an active rear wing, air scoops, cooling ducts and more, each aimed at providing at a more spirited driving.
The Lexus RC F measures 4,705 mm in length, 2,070 mm in width (with door mirrors) and 1,390 mm in height, and has a wheelbase of 2,730 mm. It’s powered by a 5.0-litre VVT-i naturally aspirated V8 petrol engine that develops 471 hp at 7,100 rpm and 54.0 kg.m (529.56 Nm) of torque. Power is sent to the rear wheels via the 8-speed Sport Direct Shift automatic transmission.
The Lexus RC F is available in Oman in two grades: Sport and Sport CP. The former comes with features like LED headlamps, F-Sport badging on the front fender, steering wheel and front headrests, moonroof, sports tuned Adaptive Variable suspension, F Sports bolstered semi-Aniline leather seats, remote engine starter, 7-inch infotainment system with navigation and 10-speaker premium surround system. The latter benefits from 17-speaker Mark Levinson surround sound system and an appearance package which includes carbon-fibre hood, roof and active rear wing.
The Lexus RC F is offered in White Nova, Mercury Grey, Sonic Silver, Black, Graphite Black, Radiant Red, Lava Orange or Radiant Blue exterior colours and white, black and red interior colours.