Performance

RC F LINE

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5.0-LITER V8

5.0-liter V8 engine inside the 2020 RC F.
The more potent 472-horsepower* 5.0-liter V8 is not only the largest engine in its class,* it’s also the most powerful Lexus V8 ever. An unprecedented feat of precision engineering, the RC F delivers enhanced torque, added responsiveness and an updated differential gear ratio for lightning-fast acceleration. Making its V8 even more stirring, the RC F emits a throaty, specially tuned intake and exhaust note as it screams to its impressive 7,300-rpm redline.

PERFORMANCE ENHANCEMENTS

2020 RC F shown in available Ultrasonic Blue Mica 2.0. Options shown
The greatest measure of a vehicle’s response is the one it invokes in the driver. And it’s precisely why every element of the high-performance RC F is engineered to minimize weight while maximizing aerodynamics.
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LAUNCH CONTROL

2020 RC F shown in available Infrared. Closed course. Options shown.
Featured on every RC F, new Launch Control* is a key component of the vehicle’s lightning-fast acceleration off the line. This track-ready technology seamlessly allows the driver to hold the optimal rpm for launch. The throttle control within this sophisticated system helps eliminate wheelspin and maximize grip, propelling the vehicle virtually instantaneously.

EIGHT-SPEED SPORT DIRECT-SHIFT TRANSMISSION

The eight-speed Sport Direct-Shift is positioned on the back of the steering wheel.
For dynamic performance on and off the track, the eight-speed Sport Direct-Shift transmission offers manual control through large, steering-wheel-mounted paddle shifters. Precisely positioned for faster gear changes, they deliver split-second upshifts and nearly seamless downshifts. And, in automatic mode, the transmission's AI Shift Control features a G-sensor that detects when the RC F enters a curve, and holds the lower gear throughout for optimal response when accelerating out.

MICHELIN® PILOT® SPORT 4 S TIRES*

Michelin Pilot Sport 4 S tires shown on the 2020 RC F. Options shown
Specially developed for the RC F to maximize dry grip, these tires resulted in a lap time on the development circuit that was a full second faster than the standard test vehicle.

F-ADAPTIVE VARIABLE SUSPENSION (F-AVS)

2020 RC F shown in available Infrared. Options shown
Allowing the driver to harness the engine’s power and communicate with the pavement like never before, F-Adaptive Variable Suspension, featuring 30 levels of damping, can stiffen for enhanced response based on the selected drive mode. The linear-solenoid monotube shocks not only improve body roll and stability when cornering, but also offer improved ride quality. With a motorsport-derived design, the system switches damping force four times faster than previous AVS systems, ensuring the driver has unprecedented levels of control.

RC F TRACK EDITION

3.96 0–60 MPH (SEC)*
168 TOP TRACK SPEED (MPH)*
V8 ENGINE
24 HWY MPG ESTIMATE*

0-60 MPH IN 3.96 SECONDS*

2020 RC F Track Edition shown in available Matte Nebula Gray. Options shown
Only by analyzing every element can you achieve track-worthy performance. With additional engine tuning, enhanced torque and a carefully calculated aerodynamics strategy, the RC F Track Edition accelerates from 0 to 60 in a mere 3.96 seconds as certified by independent AMCI testing.

LIGHTWEIGHT COMPONENTS

2020 RC F Track Edition shown in available Matte Nebula Gray. Options shown
The RC F Track Edition achieves a class-leading power-to-weight ratio* with high-strength and lightweight components like a fixed rear wing; titanium mufflers; and a carbon fiber hood, roof, front spoiler, rocker-panel splitters and rear diffuser.

BREMBO®* CARBON-CERAMIC BRAKES WITH RED BRAKE CALIPERS*

2020 RC F Track Edition shown in available Matte Nebula Gray with Brembo carbon-ceramic brakes and red brake calipers. Options shown
Adding to its aggressive design, you’ll find lightweight forged alloy wheels and red brake calipers with 14.9-inch front and rear Brembo®* carbon-ceramic brake discs.* These exclusive brake discs are significantly lighter than traditional cast iron ones, reducing unsprung weight and increasing responsiveness.

RC F GT3*–INSPIRED CARBON FIBER REAR WING

Exclusive carbon fiber wing featured on the 2020 RC F Track Edition. Options shown
To decrease weight and increase aerodynamics, the RC F Track Edition features a fixed rear wing that was designed specifically to channel air in a way that optimizes performance. After countless hours of working with the RC F GT3 development team, Lexus engineers found the perfect balance that increases downforce while simultaneously reducing the drag coefficient.

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RC F

4.20 0–60 MPH (SEC)*
168 TOP TRACK SPEED (MPH)*
V8 ENGINE
24 HWY MPG ESTIMATE*

SPEED-ACTIVATED REAR WING

2020 RC F featuring the speed-activated rear wing shown in available Flare Yellow. Options shown

SPEED-ACTIVATED REAR WING

An available speed-activated rear wing helps reduce lift and optimize the downforce balance for enhanced handling and control during high-speed driving. The wing extends at speeds above 50 mph and retracts at 25 mph.

HIGH-PERFORMANCE BREMBO®* BRAKES*

2020 RC F high-performance Brembo brakes with available orange metallic brake calipers. Options shown

HIGH-PERFORMANCE BREMBO®* BRAKES*

Reining back such a high-performance beast lap after lap requires serious stopping power. To give you the control you crave, the high-performance Brembo braking system features huge slotted 14.9-inch front brake rotors clamped by massive six-piston monoblock calipers* and 13.5-inch rear slotted rotors with four-piston calipers.*

TORQUE VECTORING DIFFERENTIAL

2020 RC F shown in available Flare Yellow. Options shown

TORQUE VECTORING DIFFERENTIAL

Putting added control into the hands of the driver, the RC F features two advanced handling systems: a standard TORSEN®* limited-slip differential now paired with new lightweight hollow half shafts that push power to the rear wheels to help maximize grip, or an available rear Torque Vectoring Differential that dynamically distributes more torque to the outside rear wheel to help rotate the vehicle through the turn while also helping you hold your line with unprecedented precision.
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