All-New Lexus RC Coupe Hits The UK

Published Date: 6th Oct 2015

Lexus have announced the eye-catching new Lexus RC Coupe first unveiled at the Geneva Motor Show is now hitting UK showrooms.

Two powertrains are avilable in the UK, a hybrid (the RC 300h model) with a 2.5 litre four cylinder engine or the RC 200t with 2.0 litre turbocharged engine delivering 241bhp. 

The RCF model first introduced in 2014 will still be available in the UK offering a high-performance version, it delivers 471bhp with it’s V8 5.0 litre engine.

Full Hybrid Lexus RC 300h Coupe

The full hybrid RC 300h Coupe Luxury model delivers a host of high-tec equipment, safety features and premium quality build and comfort as you’d expect from a car mnauafcturer with Lexus’s reputation. It comes with 18 inch allow wheels, LED headlamps and daytime running lights,  folding and heated door mirrors, dual zone automatic air con, a six speaker DAB radio/CD player with Bluetooth, USB support and 7 inch touch screen with remote control, power adjustbale front seats and luxury leather interior.

A host of safety and driver aid features are available, including parking sensors, Lexus’s Vehicle Dynamics Integrated Management, eight airbags, pop-up hood and Hill Assist Control with Brake Hold. Other benefits include Lexus’s Drive Mode Select, which adjusts performance to suit conditions or the driver's preference with Eco, Sport and Normal modes available.

Lexus RC Coupe F Sport 

The F Sport models have been an added edge visually with a stronger grille, multi-spoke 19 inch alloy wheels, deeper front and rear bumpers and headlights with a ‘triple L’ arrangement.

Inside the F Sport front seats are heated/ventilated,  power adjusable with memory setting (driver) and easy access function. It also features alluminium scuff plates, sports pedals and LFA-style meters that automatically change depending on the driver mode selected.

Added driver aids are Adaptive Variable Suspension and, on the 200t F Sport, a limited-slip differential.  An additional Sport+ mode is also added that gives more chasis control for a sportier more exciting drive.

Some additional equipment on the F Sport includes  automatic windscreen wipers, a rear view camera and Lane Keep Assist.


Lexus RC Coupe Premier 

The Premier grade Lexus RC Coupe add the following to the luxury model; 19 inch alloy wheels, premium sat nav  17-speaker Mark Levinson surround audio system, signature “triple-L” LED headlights with an automatic high beam function, power-adjustable heated and ventilated front seats with driver’s side memory setting, power steering wheel adjustment, automatic windscreen wipers, blind spot monitor, rear cross traffic alert , lane keep assist and a rear-view camera.

Exterior and Interior Colours

The new Lexus RC Coupe is available in 10 exterior colours, including vibrant Sonic Red, Solar Flare, White and Azure Blue (White, Solar Flare and Azure Blue are exclusive to the F Sport models).

Customers have the options of four leather interior shades including  Black, Topaz Brown, Clove and Grey for Luxury and Premier models with ‘Dark Rose’ replacing Topaz Brownas an option for the F Sport model. Contrast stitching features on the instrument panel doors, seat bases and seatbacks. Inlays are black for the Luxury model, aluminium for F Sport and Shimamoku Grey for the Premier model.