2015 Lexus RC F Revisted: A Monster for the Streets

The 2015 Lexus RC F starts at $62,400 and tops out over $70k with the right options. Having driven the 2015 Lexus RC F (several of them actually) around one of the most beautiful tracks in the US (Monticello in NY), I felt as though I didn’t have enough time to really soak in what the car was like on the street.  It was a lot to process at once.  The engine was new, the chassis was new (sort of, but we’ll discuss this later), and there are several variants of this particular vehicle with many different configurations.  So I focused my attention on specs and driving dynamics at the track.  I skipped over or flat-out ignored anything applicable for the street, because I was sucked into a trance of driving a 450+ hp car around a 4.1 mile long road course.  Now that the dust has settled, Lexus has been kind enough to let me drive a Molten Pearl RC F for a week so I can better understand what makes this vehicle so special. This isn’t a numbers game. Let’s start with the nitty gritty specs.  This car makes 467 hp @ 7100 rpm, and 389 lb-ft at 4800 … Continue reading 2015 Lexus RC F Revisted: A Monster for the Streets