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2022 Lexus RC F Adds Track Edition 2.0 to Lineup

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Lexus RC F 2022
Lexus offers its signature high-performance authentic luxury sport coupe in three trim levels, including the specially configured Track Edition 2.0 for die-hard racing fans. PHOTO Lexus

New for 2022, Lexus introduces the Track Edition 2.0 – the newest version of its race-ready coupe.

“Lexus engineers honed the RC F to perfection on some of the world’s most demanding racing circuits, and makes every journey an exhilarating experience,” said Martin Gilbert, Director of Lexus in Canada.

Engine

The RC F has a 5.0L V8 that produces 472 horsepower and 395 lb-ft of torque. Lexus engineers coupled this to an eight-speed Sports Direct Shift automatic transmission that offers manual control through steering wheel-mounted paddle shifters.

When not in manual mode, the transmission detects curves and automatically holds the lower gear to give optimal response when accelerating out the other side.

The RC F also has a list of high-performance features, including Launch Control, Drive Mode Select, a limited slip differential, and Adaptive Variable Suspension systems.

Exterior

The RC F’s sport coupe features a sharpened front bumper, Lexus F mesh grille flanked by air intakes, and character lines that emphasize the coupe’s low proportions and well-planted stance. The look is finished with a hood scoop, large 19” wheels in grade-specific designs, plus triple LED headlamps with an integrated L-motif turn signal, LED rear combination lights, and quad tail pipes.

Safety features

Every RC F is equipped with the 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.

Other safety systems include:

  • Blind Spot Monitor with Rear Cross Traffic Alert
  • Backup camera
  • Eight airbags
  • Vehicle Dynamics Integrated Management – an array of handling and traction control systems that can predict and prevent skids even before they occur

2022 Lexus RC F models

The RC F is available in a choice of model and trim combinations as follows:

2022 Lexus RC F

This model includes SACHS shock absorbers, an Active Rear Wing, a moon roof, and rain-sensing wipers. Inside, this model features heated and ventilated front seats, a heated leather-clad steering wheel, and a 10-speaker Lexus display audio system.

New for 2022, this model features 19” painted alloy wheels, and is now factory-fitted with the Lexus Blind Spot Monitor with Rear Cross Traffic Alert safety system.

2022 Lexus RC F Performance Package

This model enhances the style, comfort and luxury of the high-performance coupe with unique 19” polished alloy wheels, a carbon fiber roof and Active Rear Wing, and the Torque Vectoring Differential system.

Inside, the cabin receives a 17-speaker Mark Levinson audio system, plus a power adjustable steering column and intuitive parking assist. This model eschews the moon roof in favour of a solid top for increased rigidity and better performance.

The 2022 Lexus RC F Track Edition 2.0

Lexus completes the lineup with a special model designed specifically for track day. Where even a few grams make a huge difference, this model removes a number of heavier features such as the heating and ventilating systems in the front seats. It then replaces sections of the body with lightweight carbon fibre panels and adds a bunch of performance features.

New for the 2.0 model, these include red painted BREMBO carbon ceramic brakes, a new carbon fiber aerodynamics kit, and a suede-clad shift knob. This model also receives new styling including a black interior with blue accents – and is offered in an exclusive Quantum Blue Surge paint finish.

Other features on this model include titanium muffler and ultra lightweight forged 19” BBS alloy wheels. The result is a vehicle that’s significantly lighter than the other models, for even more spirited performance.

The 2022 Lexus RC F is now on sale at Lexus Dealers across Canada. For complete and up-to-date details and specifications.

 

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