The manufacturer is working on the new 2020 Lexus RC F model which will bring upgrades to every front. Its exterior will be refreshed and will feature new grille, headlamps, taillights, and so on. The interior will be upgraded with more space and comfort, and upgraded technology. Beneath the hood, it will be powered by the same V-8 engine but there will also be a new RC F GT model which will have the output of up to 500 horsepower.
Engine and performance of the 2020 Lexus RC F
The 2020 Lexus RC F will be powered by the same engine as its forerunner. And it is a 5.0-liter V-8 engine. This engine will be connected to an 8-speed automatic transmission as the standard RC model and will come with all-wheel drive system. It will be able to make 467 horsepower and 389 pound-feet of torque. As for the fuel economy, it will get 16 mpg in the city, 25 mpg on the highway, and 19 mpg combined. Furthermore, it will be able to reach 60 mph in around 4.4 seconds.
On the other hand, for the 2020 model year, the carmaker is planning to reveal the new RC F GT model. This one will use the same 5.0-liter V-8 unit but in this model, it will be more powerful. So, it will be able to make up to 500 horses. Moreover, it will be mated to a dual-clutch gearbox and will be able to hit 60 mph in less than 4 seconds.
The design of exterior and interior
When it comes to external appearance, the new 2020 Lexus RC F will majorly inherit the same design of the current model which has been upgraded with restyled headlamps and taillights. On the other hand, some sources have confirmed that the new RC F is expected to be refreshed with some significant changes. And in that case, the new Lexus should get a revised grille, restyled mirror caps, new bumpers, and headlamps but also larger taillights and more aggressive-looking splitter. The RC F GT model will look like the RC F version but it should get a more aggressive diffuser, more chrome, and a carbon-fiber roof.
The interior of the 2020 Lexus RC F will also be revised for a more luxurious look. The center console will now be larger and will be raised too which will provide more comfort. It will also get a larger display and a new flat-bottom steering wheel. The front seats will be sufficiently spacious while the space for the back passengers is limited as before. As for the cargo space, the RC F offers the room of 10.1 cubic feet. The seats are upholstered in quality leather.
As for the equipment, the RC F comes standard with automatic climate control, a power tilt/telescoping steering wheel, Bluetooth, USBM satellite radio, a 10.25-inch touchscreen, and so on. Blind-spot monitors, navigation, cooled seats, and a Mark Levinson sound system with 17 speakers will be optional.
Release date and price
The new 2020 Lexus RC F should arrive sometime by the end of 2019. Its price should be around $64,650 which is the price of the current model.