2018 Lexus RC

2018 Lexus RC

For 2018, Lexus RC brings a bold design and a choice of three powertrains. With a starting MSRP of $40,640, the Lexus RC features an attractive profile along with Lexus’ signature spindle grille. Other exterior details include 18-inch five-spoke wheels, metallic black grille finish and more. Additionally, the Lexus RC is available in several exterior colors.

The RC 300 is one of several 2018 Lexus models powered by a 2.0-liter turbocharged inline four-cylinder engine. This engine produces 241 horsepower and 258 foot-pounds of torque. It’s paired with an eight-speed automatic transmission and averages 22 mpg in the city, 32 mpg on the highway, and 26 mpg combined.

The RC 300 AWD model’s 3.5-liter V6 engine produces 260 horsepower and 236 foot-pounds torque, and is paired with a six-speed automatic transmission. Fuel economy ratings for this engine are 19 mpg in the city, 26 mpg on the highway and 21 mpg combined.

The Lexus RC 350 gets a 311-horsepower version of the V6 engine. Fuel economy averages for this engine are 19 mpg in the city, 28 mpg on the highway and 22 mpg and, for RC 350 AWD models, the fuel economy averages 19 mpg in the city, 26 mpg on the highway and 21 mpg combined.
Interior luxury

Lexus offers four high-contrast interior colors for the RC, including hues such as Stratus Gray, Playa, Flaxen, and Black. Each features a contrasting stitching color. The RC offers two types of genuine shimamoku wood-trim. Shimamoku denotes a layered production technique that yields a deep-looking, polished finish to the wood.

Other interior amenities include NuLuxe upholstery and trim, available perforated leather interior trim, an automatic climate control system, as well as standard audio system that include 10 speakers and an available Mark Levinson Premium Audio system that includes 17 speakers.

With seating for four, rear dimensions include 27.3 inches of rear legroom, 50.8 inches of rear shoulder room and 44.9 inches of rear hip room.

To learn more about the 2018 Lexus RC, visit www.lexus.com.