Toyota’s luxury brand Lexus has officially pulled the wraps off the 2014 RC, which will make its public debut later on this month, during the 2013 Tokyo Motor Show.
The 2014 Lexus RC has borrowed some visual cues from the LF-CC and from the LF-LC concept cars but the model in question is getting a three LED lamps in the triangular headlights, platinum center caps on the 18-inch five-spoke muscular alloy wheels or on the optional 19-inch ten-spoke rims, a lower and winder spindle front grille, an overall contoured shape and other things, which will help it stand out from a crowd.
The interior design of the new 2014 Lexus RC is also inspired by the latest concept cars signed by the Japanese based automaker and the model in question is getting the a lightning package, which an illumination which is reflecting upwards and not downwards. The vehicle has also received a 7-inch navigation display, a built-in Remote Touch Interface along with some other tweaks, which should make it appealing.
Lexus says that two versions of the new RC Coupe will be unveiled during the 2013 Tokyo Motor Show, the RC 350 and the RC 300h, where the first one will get a 3.5 liter V6 gasoline engine under its hood while the other one will be powered by a 2.5 liter unit, backed up by an electric motor. The top of the line version of the RC will be named the RC F and it will come with a 5.0L V8 unit, producing approximately 455 HP (339 kW) and 543 Nm (401 lb-ft) of torque. This should be unveiled during the 2014 NAIAS in Detroit.
The total length of the RC stands at 4,693 mm (184.8 in), the width at 1,838 mm (72.4 in), the height at 1,394 mm (54.9 in) while the wheelbase is 2,730 mm (107.5 in). Additional details on the brand new 2014 Lexus RC are limited for the moment and will be announced during the 2013 Tokyo Motor Show, on the 23rd of November, once the model will be officially unveiled.