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Lexus Unveils 2021 RC Series AWD Luxury Sport Coupes

2021 RC Black Line Photo: Lexus

The 2021 Lexus RC Series is now on sale at Lexus Dealers across Canada.

The classic coupe has two all-wheel-drive powertrains. Lexus RC 350 AWD models are powered by a dual injection 3.5L V6 that serves up 311 horsepower and 280 lb-ft of torque. The models are built around a direct injection 3.5-litre V6 that generates 260 horsepower and 236 lb-ft of torque. Both models feature a six-speed automatic transmission. The RC’s full torque converter lock up from second to sixth gears enables down shifts in just 0.2 seconds.

The Lexus RC’s suspension systems it more responsive, while drive mode select allows Lexus guests to tune the RC for responsiveness or efficiency with the turn of a dial.

The RC’s crafted bodywork is featuring sharpened front bumper, Lexus signature spindle grille flanked by air intakes, and character lines.

Inside, the RC Series holds the driver and up to three passengers. Standard fittings include power adjustable and heated front seats, dual zone automatic climate control, and the Lexus Smart Key System with Push Button Start. Technology is build around a Lexus Display Audio with Remote system – featuring Apple CarPlay and Android Auto compatibility, Enform Remote (3 year trial), Enform Service Connect (10 year trial), and Enform Safety Connect (3 year trial).

As a Lexus, every RC Series coupe is equipped with safety features, headlined by Lexus Safety System +. This portfolio of active safety technologies supports the driver’s awareness and decision-making under a range of traffic conditions and contingencies. New this year, this system now includes all-speed dynamic radar cruise control. Also new this year, all models have been upgraded with an electronic parking brake. Other safety systems include a backup camera, eight airbags, and Vehicle Dynamics Integrated Management.

The 2021 Lexus RC Series lineup is available in a choice of model and trim combinations as follows:

The 2021 Lexus RC 300 AWD Signature. Built around the 260 horsepower V6, this model features 8-way power adjustable front seats, heated front seats, dual zone automatic climate control, and smart key with push button start All Speed Dynamic Radar Cruise Control and Electronic Parking Brake.

The 2021 Lexus RC 300 AWD Premium has 19” alloy wheels, a power moon roof, ventilated front seats, the Lexus driver’s seat memory system, heated steering wheel on a power tilting/telescoping steering column, and the Blind Spot Monitor with Rear Cross Traffic Alert.

The 2021 Lexus RC 300 AWD F SPORT Series 2 includes unique 19” F SPORT exclusive alloy wheels, a gauge cluster inspired by the Lexus LFA Super Car, and a full F SPORT design package including mesh grille, jet black chrome plating, F SPORT front seats, and a G Force Monitor. This model is also equipped with the Lexus Navigation with Remote package which adds –, Embedded Navigation and Enform Destination Assist (3 year trial)– plus a larger 10.3” display, Adaptive Variable Suspension systems, and triple LED headlamps.

The 2021 Lexus RC 350 AWD F SPORT Series 3 has a 311 horsepower V6. It includes all the items found in the RC 300 AWD F SPORT Series 2 model, plus a 17-speaker Mark Levinson audio system and clearance and backup sensors.

The 2021 Lexus RC 350 AWD Black Line Edition enhances the RC 350 AWD F SPORT Series 3 edition with unique black 19” alloy F SPORT wheels, black mirrors, exhaust tip, and grille, plus an exclusive interior featuring black seats with silver stitching and unique ash wood trim.

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