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New Lexus RC F Rendering from BEST CAR

Lexus RC F Rendering Side Profile

Japanese magazine BEST CAR has made an attempt at the possible Lexus RC F with a new rendering — here’s the full page to start:

Lexus RC F Rendering by Best Car

Here’s a closer look at one of the inset images:

Lexus RC F Rendering Best Car Rear

The renderings are all very close to the LF-CC concept, with minor adjustments like the new IS headlights and IS F style fender vents — not a bad first attempt, but the production RC F will likely have more significant visual adjustments.

More interesting are the technical details — according to BEST CAR, the RC F will be slightly longer (35mm) and slightly wider (35mm) than the new IS, but will have a shorter wheelbase (-70mm). This high performance variant will also be powered by an updated version of the IS F’s 5.0L V8 engine, making just under 450 horsepower.

[Source: Best Car via Club Lexus]

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    BlackDynamiteOnline
  • July 8, 2013
Interesting to see if they do anything to drop weight. The IS seems to be a little heavier than the competition..... BD
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    jezze
  • July 8, 2013
the fog lights look akward :|
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    BlackDynamiteOnline
  • July 8, 2013
Will the ISF stay with the V8, or go turbo-six, as it will share an engine with the RCF This rumor says they stand pat, and keep tuning the V8.... BD
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    Levi
  • July 9, 2013
This might be the very last NA engine in this segment. I wish they would to something and use CF like the new M3/M4 to drop the weight.
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    AstonMartin
  • July 10, 2013
That RCF render is HOT. I can only hope the actual comes close. Please Lexus, note the drawing and execute!!
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    Carmaker1
  • July 10, 2013
I'd expect this to be fully launched in early 2015 for MY2016, with a presentation in between summer 2014 and Paris 2014. The RC350 is going be unveiled in some form 4-9 months from now.

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