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Lexus announces all-new RC coupe for Tokyo Auto Show

Lexus will host the world premiere of the all-new RC coupe at the upcoming Tokyo Auto Show, including the RC 350 (3.5L V6) and RC 300h (2.5L hybrid).

This two-door concept sports the widest and lowest application of the brand's signature spindle grille design, while the triangular headlights evoke the sporty characteristics of the LF-LC. At low beam, the lights adopt an L-shaped pattern as an expression of the Lexus identity. Same thing for the taillights, by the way.

The Lexus RC rides on either deeply sculpted, 10-spoke 19” wheels or muscular, five-spoke 18” wheels. Red is used for the body to emphasize the “sexy” attributes of the car, the company says.

Lexus RC
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Inside, the Lexus RC loves contrast, both in terms of colours and materials. Genuine shimamoku wood accents, a 7” navigation display, and a new Remote Touch interface also catch the attention. What's more, the seats utilize an integrated foaming construction method -- much like the molding of racing seats -- to ensure optimum comfort and support.