Facelifted Lexus RC F to use more powerful aspirated V8

Lexus is going to extract more power from the naturally aspirated 5.0-liter V8 engine of the RC F when the car was facelifted for the 2018.

The BMW M4 and the Audi RS5 rival will continue to be a unique offering in its segment, with the atmosphere of the induction, but mid-life improvements it is predicted that the edge of its high-speed maximum engine output beyond 470bhp, giving the super-coupe more weight in the fight against its driven competition.

As shown by a recently seen the development of cars at the Nürburgring, the muscular Japanese performance car, which produces a peak power at 7100rpm, you will also receive slight adjustments in its exterior. The camouflage hides the details, but it shows that it’s going to be centered in the bumper, skirts and tailgate.

The RC F is expected to follow in the footsteps of his brothers and the increase of more driver assistance technology. This will likely include the latest adaptive cruise control and automatic emergency brakes, as well as a system that can recognize and avoid potential impact with a pedestrian.

There is No date of arrival for the update of the RC F has been announced, but the advanced state of this car suggests an early 2018 reveal that it is likely. The current car starts at £61,310; expect the updated model to stay close to the opening of the figure.

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