Luxury car, sports car, both or neither? The Lexus RC350 F Sport packs a lot in (and leaves a lot out).
Two updates and one facelift in, the midlife Lexus RC350 F Sport update makes for the best version yet. But is the likeable price-busting sports coupe now truly loveable? Let's find out.
The new Lexus RC range comes with both a polarising design and sporty engine. But, does the interior styling match the exterior design?
With head-turning styling, luxury kit and plenty of poke, the Lexus RC 350 F Sport is the sweet spot in the two-door coupe line-up.
Where else would you take a lurid orange Lexus RC350 for a weekend drive? To the sleepy off-season beachside hamlet of Hawks Nest – a lazy 3 hour drive north from Sydney. A weekend of eating and drinking saw the RC350 only get called into duty a few times for trips to and from the beach.
From the moment the Lexus RC350 F Sport threaded through a first sharp corner it clicked that this is not only a proper BMW 435i rival, but is one that could dethrone the benchmark in the premium coupe class. Lexus nails quality and refinement almost consistently enough that its engineers even seem bored with just ticking off those virtues...
Given the RC350 F Sport was just launched last week, and that our man Dan had...
It's the first time Lexus has created a compact coupe, and the Japanese have used many ingredients to try and beat the Germans at their own game.