2017 Lexus RC F

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Key specs

Base trim shown


Body style


Combined MPG


Seating capacity

185.2” x 54.7”


Rear-wheel drive



The good:

  • V-8 sound
  • Decent gas mileage
  • Standard sport seats
  • Rich gauges
  • Driftable rear end

The bad:

  • Modest torque
  • Transmission hesitation
  • Multimedia interface
  • Small backseat
  • Rear seats don't fold

1 trim

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Notable features

  • New adaptive suspension
  • Four-seat high-performance coupe
  • Based on the RC coupe
  • 467-hp, 5.0-liter V-8 engine
  • Eight-speed automatic transmission
  • Rear-wheel drive

2017 Lexus RC F review: Our expert's take

Vehicle Overview

What it is: The Lexus RC F is a performance coupe that stands out for its big, naturally aspirated V-8 in a field of competitors that often rely on smaller turbocharged engines. Competitors include the BMW M4, Cadillac ATS-V and Mercedes-AMG C63 coupe.
New for 2017
The RC F adds an adaptive suspension and has a new base wheel design.
Significant Standard Features

  • 467-horsepower, 5.0-liter V-8 engine
  • Eight-speed automatic transmission with paddle shifters
  • Rear-wheel drive
  • LED headlights
  • Automatic wing deploys around 50 mph, retracts below 25 mph
  • Spindle-style grille
  • Sport seats
  • Required in every new car: front airbags, antilock brakes and an electronic stability system

Significant Available Features

  • Premium stereo
  • Carbon-fiber roof and rear wing
  • Forward collision warning with automatic emergency braking

Consumer reviews

Rating breakdown (out of 5):
  • Comfort 5.0
  • Interior 5.0
  • Performance 5.0
  • Value 5.0
  • Exterior 5.0
  • Reliability 5.0

Most recent consumer reviews


Only owned the car for 1 day

So far driving has been great, but still in a learning curve finding things I had no clue were available. Finding I really like the Sports Plus mode.


From a GTR to a RCF

I didn't think I could like driving another car after owning a GTR but this car delivered. I LOVE it.



Wow... Just beautiful! Lexus made a beauty with this one! The perfect combination of a sports car & luxury...

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New car and Certified Pre-Owned programs by Lexus
New car program benefits
48 months/50,000 miles
72 months/unlimited distance
72 months/70,000 miles
12 months/10,000 miles
Roadside assistance
48 months/unlimited distance
Certified Pre-Owned program benefits
Maximum age/mileage
2 years/unlimited miles from your certified vehicle date of purchase.
Basic warranty terms
2 years/unlimited miles from your certified vehicle date of purchase. Coverage begins after completion of the 4-year/50,000 new vehicle Basic Warranty.
Dealer certification required
161-point inspection
Roadside assistance
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