The Japanese automaker has just announced a series of new upgrades to the RC sports coupe in the Australian market.
The 2021 Lexus RC comes equipped with new adaptive cruise control. The 8-speed automatic transmission is also upgraded. The driver can choose a higher gear in the normal driving modes to save fuel, while allowing the driver to select and keep low gear in sport driving mode.
Lexus equips the RC 2021 new rear balance bar made of high-strength aluminum, both helping to reduce weight and increase durability. The RC 2021 has also switched to an electronic handbrake.
Engine option remains constant. The RC 300 uses a 2.0L petrol engine with a capacity of 241 hp and 350 Nm of torque. The RC 350 is equipped with a 3.5-liter V6 petrol engine that produces 311 horsepower and 380 Nm of torque. The average fuel consumption of these two models respectively is 7.3 liters / 100 km and 9.1 liters / 100 km.
The safety system of the 2021 Lexus RC has also been improved with the addition of adaptive cruise control with a new radar.
Along with the feature of anti-collision front, anti-collision brake with the ability to detect pedestrians, lane departure warning with steering assistance, blind spot monitoring, lane change warning, direction warning convenient rear cross-section, reverse camera and automatic headlights.
The Lexus RC 2021’s notable amenities include heated and ventilated front seats, leather interior, 2-zone independent air conditioning, a 10.3-inch infotainment system with satellite navigation. , digital radio, smartphone connectivity support and Pioneer premium sound system.
2021 Lexus RC has a starting price of USD 49,712 in the Australian market. The V6 engine costs from USD 51,720, USD 73 higher than the current version.