Lexus’ compact sports coupe loses weight, adds ponies
Lexus’ bread and butter has always been soft, comfortable vehicles like the RX crossover and ES sedan. Yet starting with the LFA supercar, RC and LC coupes, and F performance subbrand, it started to look like Lexus was pivoting to become more of a sports luxury brand. The new 2020 Lexus RC F Track Edition seems like a not-so-subtle hint at where Lexus is going.
“The purpose of the RC F Track Edition is to show clearly what the Lexus behavior and taste is,” Lexus executive general manager Koji Sato told us ahead of the car’s official reveal.
Developed at the Nürburgring and racetracks all over Japan (including the F subbrand’s namesake Fuji Speedway), the RC F Track Edition is designed for moneyed weekend warriors.
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