The 2017 Lexus RC 350 (Lexus F) brand represents the high-performance division of cars by Lexus. The F mark refers to Flagship and Fuji Speedway, the main test site of Lexus development performance vehicle in Oyama, Suunto District, Shizuoka Prefecture, Japan. The first 2017 Lexus RC 350 in the Lexus F brand lineup, the Lexus IS F, announced in 2006, followed by an F mark coupe concept, the Lexus LF-A, in 2007, and the production LFA supercar in 2009.
All 2017 Lexus RC F performance vehicles indicated by namesake badging on the front fenders. A related performance trim line, Lexus F Sport, was launched in 2007, an F-Sport accessory line and the factory models in 2010. Lexus F models were developed by the Lexus Vehicle Performance Division, who were also involved with the brand’s racing activities. The “F” designation was first used in Lexus’ launch in 1989, as an internal code for the development of its first flagship vehicle.
The chief designer of the IS F, Yukihiko Yaguchi, previously worked on the Toyota Supra. Reports suggested in the media that the IS F sedan will be followed by a GS F sedan and Lexus IS-F coupe. However, the GS F reported delayed due to the economic downturn by 2008. Further development of UN variants was subject to reports on whether the vehicle will only be used as a racing test platform contradictory, shut down, or forward when favorable economic conditions are.
2017 Lexus RC F
The 2017 Lexus RC F is equipped with a V8 engine, a new 5.0-liter, 32-valve V8 specifically for the RC F. develops 467bhp and 389lb-ft of torque, it is the most powerful V8 that Lexus for use has built in a production car, and with a specially calibrated eight-speed Sport directly gearbox.
2017 Lexus RC F Sports
Announced at the special equipment market Association show in 2007, the 2017 Lexus RC F Sport performance line for standard Lexus models debuted that year with the IS F sports sedan. Initially offered as a lineup of performance accessories for the 250 and 350 sedans, expanded in early 2009 F Sport for the two-door C models, with the entire GS line. Special edition factory building F sport 350 C models announced in 2009, followed by factory produced 250 F Sport and 350 F Sport models for 2010 worldwide outside the US and for the US market in 2011.
All 2017 Lexus RC F Sport models inside and outside the upgrade and can be visually distinguished by the F Sport badges, mesh grille and spoiler. F-Sport parts produced in cooperation with Toyota Racing Development and included performance improvements, such as brake upgrades, stabilizer bars, deck lowering springs, Bilstein shocks, 2017 F Sport clutch, carbon fiber engine and chassis braces. Persona parts including rear spoilers, exhaust kits, and 2017 Lexus RC alloy wheels.