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Lexus RC-F compact premium coupe India launch price INR 2 crore

The exclusive Lexus RC-F was spotted in Chennai. It was earlier believed that this was a private import. But that is not true.

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RC-F is a compact premium coupé from Lexus, Toyota’s luxury division which has now officially entered India. The other Lexus cars on sale in India are RX hybrid and the LX range of SUVs.

Speaking about the RC-F. this premium compact coupe made its debut at the Detroit Auto Show in January 2014. The car is now on sale in India and is priced from INR 2 crore, ex-showroom. Lexus RC-F is powered by a 5.0 liter V8 engine offering 477 PS power at 6,400 rpm and 530 Nm torque at 4,800-5,600 rpm. Power is sent to the rear wheels.

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It comes in with torque vectoring differentials allowing for better track performance while the engine is mated to an 8 speed sport direct shift transmission. Lexus RC-F can accelerate from 0 to 100 kmph in 4.5 seconds and hit a top speed of 268 kmph.

Brembo brakes, a remote touchpad for control of various functions and ergonomic, high back seating are among its features while on board technology abounds. Lexus RC-F sits on 19” wheels with 255/35 tyres in front and 275/35 tyres at the rear. Braking is from a 6 pot 380mm diameter ventilated discs in the front and 4 pod 345 mm diameter discs at the rear.

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The Lexus RC-F is priced at 60,495 GBP (INR 51.2 lakhs) in the UK, but in India, the car is priced at over INR 2 crore. Though not officially launched in India, the car is open for orders, in case someone wants to buy it in India – reveals Carandbike. In India, the car competes with the likes of Jaguar F-Type, BMW M4, and the Audi RS5.