The Lexus RC F is a high performance version of the RC. The vehicle was unveiled in the 2014 North American International Auto Show. It went on sale in the United States in November 2014 as a 2015 model year vehicle. It went on sale in Japan in the second half of 2014.
The RC F features a 5.0 L (4,969 cc) V8 engine with Atkinson cycle at cruising speeds, developing a maximum output of 473 PS (467 BHP; 348 kW) at 7100 rpm and 389 lb⋅ft (527 N⋅m) of torque at 4800-5600 rpm. It is coupled to Toyota AA80E 8-speed transmission built by Aisin AW. The RC F has Brembo four-wheel power assisted disc brakes with anti-lock braking system (ABS), electronic brake force distribution (EBD) and brake assist (BA), 255/35R19 front wheels and 275/35R19 rear wheels.
The RC F is equipped with vertical G-sensor for VDIM, Torque Vectoring Differential (TVD) with three operating modes, Standard, Slalom, or Track, front and rear coil-spring independent suspension, monotube gas-filled shock absorbers and ball-jointed stabiliser bars, three new 19-inch diameter forged aluminium wheels, spindle grille with F-mesh pattern on the lower half, unique front hood which raises the peak of the vehicle, hood air vent from the LFA, front cooling ducts, front fender ducts in the L shape, exclusive combination meters from LFA (a large centrally mounted tachometer that alters according to drive mode, digital and analog speedometer, differential torque vectoring monitor, G-force meter, oil and water temperature gauges, mileage information and a stopwatch), and an elliptical cross-section thick grip steering wheel.