Toyota`s luxury brand Lexus is trying to consolidate its position on the Australian market by launching some updates for the RC lineup; the models involved for the moment are the 2018 RC 300 & RC 350, both receiving new safety features and updated on-board technologies.
According to Aussie magazine PerformanceDrive, the prices for all variants have also been announced and are detailed below.
2018 Lexus RC 300 & RC 350 – Prices:
2018 Lexus RC 300
Luxury – $65,400 (up $531)
F Sport – $74,700 (up $809)
Sports Luxury – $84,900 (up $299).
2018 Lexus RC 350
Luxury – $68,400 (up $299)
F Sport – $77,700 (up $749)
Sports Luxury – $87,900 (down $91).
2018 Lexus RC F – $138,100 (up from $149).
2018 Lexus RC F Carbon – $152,300 (down $6248).
The 2018 Lexus RC 300 & RC 350 are available in the Luxury, F Sport and Luxury guises and come with an amazing exterior, highlighted by massive alloy wheels, LED headlights and fog lights, while the interior is now garnished with leather trim, comprehensive multimedia system, heated and cooled front seats and steering column and so on.
As a plus, the F Sport versions are more equipped, meaning a new aero package kit, F Sport badges, Mark Levinson stereo and smart key card. On the other hand, the Sports Luxury adds 19-inch alloy wheels, glass moonroof or Shimamoku ornamentation.
From the safety perspective, all variants get the carmaker`s Lexus Safety System + package, with autonomous emergency braking and pedestrian detection, lane departure warning with steering assist and radar cruise control.
Power comes from a 2.0-liter turbo-petrol flat-four cylinder engine with 180 kW and 350 Nm of torque in the RC 300, while the RC 350 features an updated 3.5-liter V6 with D-4S dual-injection. This one outputs 232 kW and 380 Nm of torque. Even if they come with great amount of power, both the RC 300 & RC 350 are relatively low in fuel consumption, meaning 9.1L/100 km.