Aggressively Crafted Exterior
The 2022 Lexus RC channels the spirit of the ground-shaking Lexus LC, with its sharp front bumper and spindle grille design, and character lines that emphasize its low proportions and planted stance. Precision-machined aluminum wheels add to RC’s muscular image - deeply sculpted at 18” on RC 300AWD Premium, and 19” on RC 350 AWD and RC 300 AWD with F SPORT Series 2 package.
F Sport Enhancements
RC F SPORT takes its bold exterior one step further with a series of exclusive features including a more distinctive front bumper design, spindle grille mesh pattern, jet black chrome plating, and aluminum wheels that reflect the design theme of the LC and LS. Available in a striking Flare Yellow.
F SPORT - UNIQUE LED HEADLAMPS AND LED DAYTIME RUNNING LIGHTS
Available “stacked” triple-LED headlights form a unique L-shaped pattern at low beam – a bold expression of Lexus identity. Housed in the aggressively low front fascia, the lamps flank the one of the widest and boldest applications of Lexus' signature spindle grille. Inset daytime running lights (DRL) enhance the design, and enable other drivers to see you from a greater distance.
F Sport Interior
Find yourself wrapped in a unique driver-focused cockpit -- standard on RC 350 AWD and available RC 300 AWD with F SPORT Series 2 package. Foam-injected front seats hold you tight - especially during high-spirited maneuvers. Other exclusive features include carbon fibre accents, G Force monitor, and a digital tachometer inspired by the world-renowned LFA supercar, that slides to reveal the multi-information display. F SPORT 2 and 3 also boast Lexus Embedded Navigation with Remote, which adds Destination Assist to an enviable list of connected services.
RC pampers while it performs. Standard 8-way power adjustable - and heated - front seats hold you in firm embrace. While dual zone automatic climate control allows driver and front passenger to dial in their own comfort zones. Both the RC 350 AWD and RC 300 AWD feature heated and ventilated front seats, a driver's seat memory system, and a heated steering wheel that continually monitors and adjusts the heating level to maintain your ideal temperature.
HIGH PERFORMANCE POWERTRAIN
RC’s All Wheel Drive powertrain has been masterfully engineered to meet your desire for exhilarating performance.
Lexus RC's 6-speed automatic transmission is engineered to optimize power delivery and maximize fuel efficiency. In manual (M) mode, full torque converter lockup from second to sixth gears enables down changes in just 0.2 seconds. With the help of enhanced suspension-tuning, RC is more responsive than ever, while still delivering exceptional ride comfort.
DRIVE MODE SELECT
Drive Mode Select lets you make your RC more responsive or efficient with the turn of a dial. Choose from up to four unique modes including “Sport” for more dynamic throttle response. “Normal” for an optimal balance of fuel efficiency and engine performance. “ECO” when you want to get the most out of every litre. And, Sport+ to customize performance to match your driving style -- standard on RC 350 AWD and available on RC 300 AWD with F SPORT Series 2 package.
AVAILABLE ADAPTIVE VARIABLE SUSPENSION
Standard on RC 350 AWD and available on RC 300 AWD equipped with F SPORT Series 2 package is an adaptive variable suspension (AVS) both front and rear. The system continually monitors and adjusts the electronically controlled shock absorber settings at each wheel, to give you superior comfort and control across changing road conditions. In Sport S+ mode, the AVS adapts to provide improved body control and precise, agile steering response.
LEXUS DISPLAY AUDIO WITH REMOTE
Standard on RC 300 AWD, Lexus Display Audio with Remote revolutionizes your driving experience, with premium connected technology and concierge-level convenience. Features include Remote Connect (3-year trial), Safety Connect (3-year trial), and Service Connect (up to 8-year trial). Compatible with Apple CarPlay and Android Auto.
Control your Lexus from a distance with features like remote lock/unlock, the ability to check the status of doors, windows and glass roof, and pre-heat or pre-cool your RC for the ultimate in comfort.
Get vehicle health reports, service reminders and more sent automatically to your smartphone.
Next level peace of mind with Automatic Collision Notification, Stolen Vehicle Locator, Emergency Assistance Button, and Enhanced Roadside Assistance.
LEXUS NAVIGATION WITH REMOTE
Building on Lexus Audio with Remote, the available Lexus Navigation with Remote elevates your experience even more by featuring a 10.3” display screen, embedded navigation, embedded traffic and weather along with 3 years of map updates. It also includes the ultimate convenience of Destination Assist, which offers 24/7 access to a live agent who can help you find the best route, find sites of local interest, make reservations, and more. Available on RC models equipped with F SPORT 2 and 3 packages.
MARK LEVINSON® SURROUND SOUND
Lexus RC 350 AWD features a 17-speaker Mark Levinson Premium Audio System, that envelops you and your passengers in a 3-dimensional sound experience.
BACKUP CAMERA WITH INTUITIVE PARK ASSIST
Take the guesswork out of parking. The rearview camera in combination with Intuitive Park provide a clear image to the rear of the vehicle and clear guidelines to assist you when parallel parking, or backing into a parking space.
REMOTE TOUCH INTERFACE
With its computer mouse-style pad, with one-touch confirmation, Lexus Remote Touch (LRT) enables you to control navigation, audio, climate settings and more with natural ease and minimal distraction for a safer and more seamless driving experience.
Lexus Safety System+
LSS+ integrates a portfolio of active safety technologies to support your awareness and decision-making under a variety of traffic conditions and contingencies.
- Pre-collision Safety System with Pedestrian Detection and Active Steering Assist
- Lane Departure Alert with Steering Assist
- Dynamic Radar Cruise Control
- Automatic High Beam
Lexus RC surrounds you with a network of 8 airbags including: driver's and front passenger's knee airbags, front and rear side curtain airbags and front seat-mounted side airbag.
Vehicle Dynamics Integrated Management (VDIM)
Seamlessly integrating an array of handling and traction control systems, VDIM can predict and prevent a skid even before it occurs - providing you exceptional straight-line stability and precise cornering performance. Standard on all models.
Blind Spot Monitor With Rear Cross Traffic Alert
Enhance your peace of with a Blind Spot Monitor (BSM) with Rear Cross Traffic Alert (RCTA) - standard on RC 350 AWD and available on RC 300 AWD. BSM alerts you to the presence of vehicles in adjacent lanes that may have escaped visibility in your sideview mirrors. While RCTA warns you about hazards you can’t see while backing up.