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Lexus to Display F Sport Version of New 'RC' Coupe at Geneva Motor Show

Tokyo, Feb 28, 2014 - (JCN Newswire) - Lexus will display the "F Sport" grade of the new "RC" coupe at the 84th Geneva International Motor Show in Geneva, Switzerland from March 4 through 16*. The vehicle is scheduled for launch the second half of this year.

The F Sport version adds an enhanced sporty and dynamic interior/exterior design and the driving enjoyment and performance of Lexus "F" vehicles to the RC, which debuted at the Tokyo Motor Show 2013.

Interior and Exterior Features

The RC F Sport features an exclusive version of the spindle grille, similarly featured on the high performance "RC F", with an "F" motif embedded in its mesh from below the Lexus symbol.

Exclusive 19-inch aluminum wheels feature a pair of 10-spoke sets-with a machine finish on the foremost set and dark metallic paint on the inner set-layered in an offset pattern to add 3-dimensional depth.

Other exclusive features include a driver's meter with movable center ring indicative of Lexus design and craftsmanship, and a steering wheel and shift knob wrapped in perforated leather.

Available body colors include F Sport-exclusive White Nova Glass Flake and newly developed orange and blue colors. An exclusive Dark Rose theme is available for the interior.

Driving Performance

The custom-tuned suspension employs an AVS system that optimally controls the attenuation force of the shock absorbers to ensure superb riding comfort, stable control, as well as excellent performance and safety under a variety of driving and road conditions.

On the RC 350 F Sport, speed, steering and other vehicle aspects are monitored by the Lexus Dynamic Handling (LDH) system to optimally control the turning angles of the wheels for superb running stability and agility at high and medium speeds, and excellent maneuverability at low speeds.

*Press days: March 4 and 5; public days: March 6 to 16

About Toyota

Supported by people around the world, Toyota Motor Corporation (TSE: 7203; NYSE: TM), has endeavored since its establishment in 1937 to serve society by creating better products. As of the end of December 2012, Toyota conducts its business worldwide with 52 overseas manufacturing companies in 27 countries and regions. Toyota's vehicles are sold in more than 160 countries and regions. For more information, please visit www.toyota-global.com.



Source: Toyota

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