Video: Lexus RC x Rocket Bunny Double Trouble

The Greddy x Rocket Bunny body kit for the Lexus RC & RC F is a major modification, requiring deep cuts into the fenders and plenty of bravery bolting everything together.
Kevin · September 29th, 2015

Lexus Announces RC 200t with 2.0L Turbo Engine

The 2016 Lexus RC 200t has just been announced by Lexus Europe, making the year-old coupe the fourth model to be offered with Lexus’ new 2.0L four-cylinder turbo engine.
Kevin · August 1st, 2015

Lexus Files Trademarks for RC 300 & IS 300 in USA

The Kaizen Factor weblog has been digging deep into Toyota trademarks in the USA, and in the process made an unexpected discovery — Lexus has recently filed applications for both the IS 300 and the RC 300.
Kevin · June 8th, 2015

Car Advice Comparison: The Lexus RC 350 F SPORT vs. BMW 435i

CarAdvice in Australia have compared the Lexus RC 350 F SPORT & BMW 435i in a realistic review: Lexus has thrown the gauntlet down to the opposition, pricing the RC350 F Sport at $74,000 – just $1000 over the IS350 sedan with which it shares its interior and rear suspension. The 435i coupe, meanwhile, costs …
Kevin · December 11th, 2014

Lexus Considering V8 Supercars Racing Series in Australia

Lexus Australia recently confirmed its interest in taking part in the country’s V8 Supercars touring car championship series — from Car Advice: “We’ve had very high-level discussions with V8 Supercars,” Hanley told CarAdvice at the local launch of the Lexus RC350 in Melbourne today. “V8 Supercars never approached me, any interest we have shown has …
test · December 9th, 2014

Photo Gallery: Lexus RC F SPORT, NX F SPORT, and IS F SPORT All Together

Ace photographer Ste Ho pulled together the Lexus RC F SPORT, NX F SPORT, and IS F SPORT for a tidy little photoshoot: There’s a great shot with all three models together: (Before seeing all these models side-by-side, I would have said the spindle grille was different on every vehicle — surprised by how similar …
Kevin · December 3rd, 2014

Guided Tour of the 2015 Lexus RC 350 & RC 350 F SPORT

Here’s Ming-Jou Chen from Lexus College with a guided tour of the RC 350 & RC 350 F SPORT: (Always enjoy these videos with Ming-Jou, they’re great for anyone interested in purchasing a new Lexus vehicle.)
Kevin · November 26th, 2014

Photo Gallery: The Lexus RC F in Ultra White

With the Lexus RC & RC F now being delivered to owners, the floodgate of photos has opened — here’s the first North American RC F, as photographed by my friend Ste Ho:
Kevin · November 24th, 2014

Lexus RC F SPORT Parts Debut at LA Auto Show

Along with the LF-C2 concept, Lexus also debuted new F SPORT parts for the RC 350 — let’s start with some photos of the display: The parts are as follows: F SPORT Rear Bumper Exhaust Diffuser · F SPORT Performance Exhaust & Exhaust Tips · F SPORT 19-inch wheels · F SPORT Lowering Springs No …
Kevin · November 20th, 2014

Photo Gallery: The Instabuilt Lexus RC F in Motion

Vossen Wheels have released a new video detailing their involvement with the #Instabuilt Lexus RC F that was displayed at SEMA: There’s also this fantastic photo gallery of the #Instabuilt RC F in Red Rock, Nevada: The #Instabuilt Lexus RC F was built by VIP Auto Salon based on voting from Lexus USA’s Instagram followers. …
Kevin · November 18th, 2014

2015 Lexus RC 350 Configurator Now on USA Website

For those US readers interested in purchasing an RC, the Lexus USA website has been updated with an online configurator to help you build the exact car you want. As detailed earlier, pricing for the rear-drive RC 350 will start at $42,790, with the all-wheel-drive RC 350 beginning at $45,025. Build your Lexus RC 350 …
Kevin · November 17th, 2014

The Truth About the Cancelled Lexus RC Press Event in Japan

Last week, Hans Greimel from Automotive News reported that a Lexus RC press event in Japan was cancelled due to lack of interest: Toyota notified journalists last week that a long-scheduled new-car test-drive event was scrubbed — for lack of interest. The drive, which was to be held Friday in Yokohama just south of Tokyo, …
Kevin · November 10th, 2014

New Lexus RC F SPORT Commercial from USA

Lexus USA has released their first commercial for the RC 350: There’s also this behind-the-scenes look at how the commercial was created, and that includes real fireworks: (The RC commercial was directed by music video director Sophie Muller and features music by British electronic act UNKLE.)
Kevin · November 5th, 2014

Photo Gallery: Lexus Vehicles at SEMA 2014

Lexus USA has released details on some of the tuned cars that will be shown at SEMA tomorrow in Las Vegas — here’s a breakdown of the information so far, along with a whole heap of images. Rocket Bunny Lexus RC F SPORT Custom Rocket Bunny wide body kit designed by TRA-Kyoto · Enkei custom …
Kevin · November 4th, 2014

Lexus USA Releases 2015 RC App for Apple & Android

Lexus USA has released an app for the 2015 RC — it’s similar in tone & features with previously released models, but for the first time it’s available for Apple and Android devices. My favorite feature with these apps are the side-by-side comparisons with competitors — here are screenshots with the RC 350 & BMW …
Kevin · October 30th, 2014

TRD Japan Releases Lexus RC F SPORT Aero Kit

Official Lexus tuner TRD Japan has released images of the world’s first RC F SPORT aero kit: The kit starts off with a front underspoiler and side skirts: There’s a carbon fiber rear spoiler and a rear diffuser with a quad-exhaust muffler setup: A set of 19-inch forged aluminum wheels complete the options: The front …
Kevin · October 23rd, 2014

New Lexus RC F SPORT Video from Japan

The RC & RC F SPORT have officially launched in Japan — the Lexus Japan website has been updated, and a new (and unusual) video has been released:
Kevin · October 23rd, 2014

More Photos of the Widebody Lexus RC Coming to SEMA

The Rocket Bunny Lexus RC will have its official reveal at the SEMA show in a couple weeks, but in the meantime, two new images have been released: (The first image was released last week — here’s the link in case you missed it.) The widebody RC is a collaboration between LexusTuned, GReddy, Toyo Tires …
Kevin · October 21st, 2014

Rocket Bunny Lexus RC F SPORT Coming to SEMA

Japanese tuner Miura from TRA Kyoto will be developing a Rocket Bunny Lexus RC F SPORT for SEMA this year, and has released the image above as a teaser of things to come. (Can’t wait to see this car — Miura-san has a unique way of doing things, I recommend everyone read this profile over …
Kevin · October 7th, 2014

Photo Gallery: Lexus RC F SPORT in Vancouver

My friend Kevin Uy had a chance to photograph the Lexus RC F SPORT in Vancouver recently, and the results are superb: (Be sure to check out Kevin’s portfolio website, plenty of great photos there.) [Source: Kevin King Uy Facebook]
Kevin · October 2nd, 2014

Lexus RC & RC F Chief Engineers Discuss the Coupe’s Weight

Lexus RC chief engineer Eiichi Kusama has addressed the weight debate currently surrounding the new coupe — from Motoring Australia: “How fun to drive is more important than the other things I think,” Kusama told motoring.com.au at least week’s RC launch in New York. “But of course after launch if the market needs other performance, …
Kevin · September 25th, 2014

Photo Gallery: Lexus RC 350 F SPORT in Downtown Toronto

Photographer Ste Ho recently took the Lexus RC 350 F SPORT on a late-night tour of downtown Toronto: (Ste has also just launched a new portfolio website that features plenty of Lexus vehicles — be sure to check it out.)
Kevin · September 22nd, 2014

Is Lexus Developing an RC Four-Door Coupe?

Along with their rumors on the Lexus GS F, Autocar also suggests a four-door RC F is on the way: Following the GS F will be a four-door version of the RC F, which will feature identical underpinnings to the coupé but extra practicality and a slightly lower price tag. Expect to see the saloon …
Kevin · September 8th, 2014