It’s a four-pot cycle of Lexus’ RC roadster, opening in underneath the 471bhp RC F V8. As of now found in the IS cantina and NX and RX SUVs, the RC 200t’s twin-scroll turbocharged 2.0-liter petrol motor makes 241bhp and is unified to an eight-speed programmed gearbox got from that utilized by the RC F.
In the F Sport spec driven here (statelier Premier trim is accessible, as well), there’s likewise a Torsen constrained slip differential and versatile dampers to supplement the execution changed twofold wishbone front and multi-join back suspension.
Externally, F Sport implies mind boggling 19in amalgams, more forceful nose and tail styling than the Premier rendition, particular LED headlights, aluminum kickplates and dons pedals. There’s additionally a fourth drive mode (‘Sport S+’, supplementing Eco, Normal and Sport in conforming throttle, gearbox, directing and damper reactions) and a trap instrument pack with a mechanized dial got from the left LFA supercar.
The white RC roadster is in standard particular, yet you can likewise get the RC 200t F SPORT. This accompanies a Torsen restricted slip differential that enhances the taking care of, yet the force yield continues as before. The body pack is additionally changed to reflect the RCF genuine execution roadster without dealing with the parched V8 motor. Alternatives incorporate orange brake calipers and red cowhide seats.
Lexus claims that the sprint to 100 km/h (62 mph) from a halt takes 7.5 seconds, and the car can achieve a top rate of 230 km/h (143 mph). Shockingly, the Lexus NX 200t hybrid, outfitted with the same motor, goes from 0 to 100 km/h (62 mph) in 7.1 seconds.
Taking a gander at the opposition, we can see that the RC’s weight is a colossal punishment. For instance, the BMW 428i, which has precisely the same and torque yield, takes just 5.8 seconds to achieve 100 km/h. Fuel effectiveness savvy, the motor beverages 7.2 liters of fuel for each every 100 km by and large (25 mpg US) and radiates 166 g/km of CO2.
Lexus RC 200t 2016 Design Exterior Interior