2018 Lexus RC in Depth: Modest Updates to This Sheep in Wolf’s Clothing ""

By | September 21, 2017


You’d be forgiven for mistaking the standard Lexus RC for the performance-oriented RC F—the two share a number of styling elements, particularly when the former is equipped with the optional F Sport package. The RC is offered with three different engines—a turbo inline-four and two naturally aspirated V-6s—but none of them provide thrilling performance. Instead, the RC is content to coddle its occupants with a plush ride and a comfortable cabin with space for two. Active safety features—such as automated emergency braking and adaptive cruise control—are standard, but smartphone integration via Apple CarPlay or Android Auto is still unavailable. The RC is simply outclassed by more modern rivals that offer heftier helpings of both style and substance. READ MORE ››



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