Lexus RC is another model of the luxury brand, which will be offered with two-liter turbocharged gasoline engine. At the first European markets, this version will debut at the end of the year.
Two-liter, 4-cylinder turbo unit with twin-scroll is gradually introduced in future models of Lexus. In the case of sports RC, this engine has a power of 245 horse power and 350 Nm of maximum torque. In this version Lexus RC will propel the speed of 62 mph in 7.5 seconds and will be able to drive with a maximum speed of 144 mph. With a two-liter unit collaborates 8-speed transmission Sport Direct Shift (SPDS), which transmits power to the rear wheels – the same that originally was designed for RC version F.
Turbocharged gasoline engine STEC (Economy with Superior Thermal Efficiency Combustion) contains a number of innovative solutions that improve its performance. Its among others specially adapted for turbocharged version of the direct fuel injection system D-4ST, bisected turbocharger turbine-type twin-scroll, water-cooled cylinder head with integrated exhaust manifold and wide-range variable valve timing VVTi-In.
Lexus RC 200t is equipped with a system drive mode select (Drive Mode Select), offering a SNOW driving modes, ECO, NORMAL and SPORT (in the F SPORT additionally SPORT S).
For fans of very fast driving has prepared a version of the Lexus F Sport. It has a specially tuned suspension, Torsen differential with increased internal friction and the function of modulation characteristics of an electronic air suspension (AVS), which adjusts the damping of the shock absorbers separately for each of the four wheels.