2014 Lexus RC CARBON

2014 Lexus RC CARBON Specifications

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About the 2014 Lexus RC CARBON

The 2014 Lexus RC CARBON is a rear-wheel drive two-door coupe that was released to the Australian market on 01/12/2014 classified as a USC10R. The RC is regarded as a sports car built in Japan with prices from a dealer as a used car starting at A$52,100.

The RC is a rear-wheel drive 2 door with 4 seats, powered by a 5.0L V8 engine that has 351 kW of power (at 7100 rpm) and 530 Nm of torque (at 4800 rpm) via an Eight-speed Automatic. LEXUS claims the RC CARBON uses 10.9L/100km of Premium Unleaded Petrol in the combined city and highway cycle while putting out 253g of CO2. It has a 66L fuel tank, meaning it should be able to travel 606km per full tank.

The RC measures 1390mm (54.7 inches) in height, 4705mm (185.2 inches) in length, 1845mm (72.6 inches) in width with a 2730mm (107.5 inches) wheelbase that brings about a total of 1860kg (4100.6 lbs) of unladen weight. The RC CARBON comes standard with 255/35 R19 front tyres and 275/35 R19 rear tyres. It requires a service every 6 months or 10,000 km, whichever comes first.

The 2014 Lexus RC CARBON has a 124mm ground clearance. It has a final gear ratio of 0.685.

The VIN number can be found on the Centre Eng Bay Scuttle and the compliance plate is located on the Driver Side Centre B-Pillar. An example VIN number would be similar to JTHPPPSBC10123456.


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Lexus RC CARBON Details
Used Price From DealerA$52,100
Trade-In ValueA$45,300
Body Styletwo-door coupe
Release date01/12/2014
Discontinued date31/10/2016
Drive typeRWD
VIN plate locationCentre Eng Bay Scuttle
Compliance plate locationDriver Side Centre B-Pillar
VIN ExampleJTHPPPSBC10123456
Country of originJapan
SegmentSports Car
Safety ANCAP ratingNot tested
Number of doors2
Seating capacity4
Lexus RC CARBON Engine Specifications
Size4969cc, 5.0L
Power @ RPM 351kW @ 7100rpm (470.7 hp)
Torque @ RPM530Nm @ 4800rpm (390.9 lb-ft)
Number of Valves32
Euro RatingEuro 5
Compression ratio12.3
Power/weight ratio188.7kw/tonne
Bore/stroke94mm × 89.5mm (3.7in × 3.5in)
Lexus RC CARBON Drivetrain and Wheels
TransmissionEight-speed Automatic
Drive typerear-wheel drive
Turning circle10.4m (34.1 ft)
Brake (front) typeDISC - VENTILATED
Brake (rear) typeDISC - VENTILATED
Front tyre & wheel size255/35 R19 - 9x19
Rear tyre & wheel size275/35 R19 - 10x19
Front suspension typeDouble wishbone, Coil Spring, Gas damper, Anti roll bar
Rear suspension typeMulti-link system, Coil Spring, Gas damper, Anti roll bar
Lexus RC CARBON Fuel Specifications
Fuel tank capacity66L
Fuel consumption (combined average)10.9L / 100km
Fuel consumption city (average)16.2L / 100km
Fuel consumption highway (average)7.8L / 100km
Vehicle range605.5km (376.2 miles)
Emission standardEuro 5
E10 compatible-
CO2 emissions (combined)253g / 100km
CO2 emissions (city)374g / 100km
CO2 emissions (highway)182g / 100km
Lexus RC CARBON Dimensions
Length4705mm (185.2 inches)
Width1845mm (72.6 inches)
Height1390mm (54.7 inches)
Wheelbase2730mm (107.5 inches)
Front track1555mm (61.2 inches)
Rear track1560mm (61.4 inches)
Ground clearance124mm (4.9 inches)
Unladen weight1860kg (4100.6 lbs)
Gross Vehicle Mass2250kg (4960.4 lbs)
Gross Combination Mass-
Lexus RC CARBON Towing Capacity
Braked towing capacity-
Unbraked towing capacity-
Lexus RC CARBON Warranty
Warranty length48 months
Warranty distanceUnlimited km
Lexus RC CARBON Servicing
Service interval (km)10,000 km
Service interval (months)6 months
Lexus RC CARBON Options
Standard Features
  • 12 Volt Power Outlet
  • Dual Front Airbags Package
  • Airbags Knee
  • Anti-lock Braking
  • Auto Climate Control with Dual Temp Zones
  • Analogue Clock
  • Ambient Interior Lighting
  • Alarm System/Remote Anti Theft
  • Alloy Sports Pedals
  • Adjustable Steering Wheel - Tilt & Telescopic
  • Ambient Temperature Display
  • AUX/USB Input Socket
  • 19 Inch Alloy Wheels
  • Brake Assist
  • Body Coloured Bumpers
  • Body Coloured Exterior Door Handles
  • Body Coloured Exterior Mirrors
  • Body Kit
  • Cruise Control
  • Compact disc player
  • Centre Courtesy/Dome Light(s)
  • Chrome Exhaust Tip(s)
  • Cup Holders - Front and Rear
  • Centre Console Box - Multi-purpose
  • Central Locking Remote Control
  • Digital Audio Broadcast Radio
  • Door Pockets - Front Seat
  • Daytime Running Lights - LED
  • Door Sill Finishers - Embossed/Personalised
  • Dusk Sensing Headlights
  • Digital Video Disc Player
  • Electronic Brake Force Distribution
  • Emergency Brake Lights - Flashing
  • Exterior Mirrors - Auto Dimming
  • Exterior Mirrors Tilt When Reversing
  • First-Aid Kit
  • Fog Lights - Front
  • Grab Handles - Front Seats
  • Head Airbags
  • Heated Front Seats
  • Hill Holder
  • Headlights - Height Adjustable
  • High Mounted Rear Stop Light
  • Headlight Washer System
  • Illuminated - Entry/Exit with Delayed Fade
  • Illuminated Glove Box Compartment
  • Engine Immobiliser
  • Intermittent Wipers - Variable
  • Keyless Entry and Drive
  • Luggage/Cargo Area Light(s)
  • Lane Change Warning
  • LED Headlights
  • Low Fuel Warning
  • Lockable Glove Box Compartment
  • Leather Gear Knob
  • Limited Slip Differential
  • Leather Steering Wheel
  • Leather Upholstery
  • Multi Function Control Screen
  • Multi Function Steering Wheel
  • Mobile Phone Connectivity
  • Parking Distance Control Rear
  • Parking Distance Control Front
  • Power front seats
  • Power Mirrors With Indicators & Folding
  • Power Steering
  • PreSafe
  • Power Sunroof
  • Power Windows
  • Remote Fuel Lid Release
  • Rear Lights - LED
  • Rear Spoiler
  • Rain Sensing Wipers
  • Reversing Camera
  • Rear View Mirror Auto Dimming
  • Side Airbags
  • Satellite Navigation
  • Seatbelts - Height Adjustable Front Seats
  • Seatbelts - Load Limiters Front Seats
  • Seatbelts - Lap/Sash for All Seats
  • Seatbelts - Pre-tensioners Front Seats
  • Sport Seats
  • Sound System with 17 Speakers
  • Start/Stop Button
  • Sunvisors with Vanity Mirrors & Illumination
  • Trip Computer
  • Traction Control System
  • Vehicle Stability Control
Optional Features
  • Alloy Wheels - A$6,200
  • Alloy Wheels Special - A$6,200
  • Leather Trim Special - A$3,700
  • Premium Paint - A$2,500