Lexus goes sporty with new RC coupe variant | Big Rigs

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LEXUS is flexing its athletic with a new RC coupe set to reach showrooms next year.

The car maker today unveiled its Lexus RC coupe at the Tokyo Show.

The RC raises Lexus#39; with a broader audience, emotional appeal into the DNA which has become well for build quality, refinement and

Lexus has unveiled the RC Coupe at the Tokyo Motor Show.

It is a standalone model, rather a two-door derivative of a sedan.

on the GS platform, the coupe differs in all from the GS and IS Lines.

Pricing and are yet to be confirmed for the Australian market.

the aggressively styled coupe was with two powertrains: a 3.5-litre V6 with an eight-speed sequential and 2.5-litre hybrid system.

The dual injection 3.5-litre V6 engine produces maximum of 234kW at 6400rpm, and peak of 380Nm at 4800rpm.

An eight-speed Direct Shift with shift transmission adapted the IS F optimises power delivery and In M (manual) mode full converter lock-up from to eighth gears allows for changes in just 0.2 seconds.

The variant – the first hybrid coupe – a dual-injected 2.5-litre four-cylinder with a 105kW electric driven through an electronic variable transmission with six gears in a sequential shift-matic

Depending on market requirement, the RC will drive either its rear wheels or be available in drive (AWD) configuration.

The generated by the engine has been to ensure it delivers a stirring under spirited driving

Lexus GS450h

Meanwhile, Lexus also the LF-NX Turbo.

Lexus has unveiled the RC Coupe at the Tokyo Motor Show.

The LF-NX Turbo concept on the growing segment of smaller, urban-centric compact premium

More compact than the RX (at 4640mm long with a wheelbase) the LF-NX Turbo combines spirited performance optimum fuel efficiency, the 2.0-litre engine paves the way for the of turbocharged powerplants in future models.

The LF-NX Turbo concept is with Lexus#39; first petrol engine.

The Lexus Turbo.

The 2.0-litre, four-cylinder combines Lexus#39; advanced tumble port, fan spray injection D-4S and VVT-iw technologies with a cylinder exhaust manifold and a twin turbocharger with an active valve.

Through optimisation of the gas temperature, the cylinder head-integrated manifold combines a high of performance with fuel and clean exhaust emission while the twin scroll operates effectively across the possible rev range.

The LF-NX Turbo#39;s new powerplant a fast throttle response and performance while demonstrating fuel efficiency.

Lexus GS450h
Lexus GS450h
Lexus GS450h
Lexus GS450h
Lexus GS450h
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