Lexus RC 200t, 2017 MY US

This vehicle has a 2 door coupé body style with a front located engine powering the rear wheels. The Lexus RC 200t's engine is a turbocharged petrol, 2 litre, double overhead camshaft 4 cylinder with 4 valves per cylinder. This unit has an output of 241 bhp (244 PS/180 kW) of power at 5800 rpm, and maximum torque of 350 N·m (258 lb·ft/35.7 kgm) at 1650-4400 rpm. The engine supplies its power through to the wheels via an 8 speed automatic transmission. The claimed kerb weight is 1695 kg. Maximum speed claimed is 230 km/h or 143 mph, official fuel consumption is 22/32/26 US MPG city/highway/combined.

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Lexus RC 200t
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Key facts

Lexus RC 200t, 2017 MY US information summary

What body style?
2 door fixed-head coupé with 2+2 seats
How long?
4694 mm
How heavy?
1695 kg
What size engine?
2 litre, 1998 cm3
How many cylinders?
4, Straight
How much power?
244 PS / 241 bhp / 180 kW @ 5800 rpm
How much torque?
350 Nm / 258 ft.lb / 35.7 kgm @ 1650-4400 rpm
How quick?
0-60 mph: 7.3 s
How fast?
230 km/h, 143 mph
How economical?
22/32/26 US MPG city/highway/combined

Lexus RC models

2 door fixed-head coupé FR 8A 1998 cm3 244 PS 241 bhp 180 kW
2 door fixed-head coupé FA 6A 3456 cm3 259 PS 255 bhp 190 kW 1765 kg
2 door fixed-head coupé FA 6A 3456 cm3 259 PS 255 bhp 190 kW
2 door fixed-head coupé FR 8A 3456 cm3 310 PS 306 bhp 228 kW 1700 kg
2 door fixed-head coupé FA 8A 3456 cm3 310 PS 306 bhp 228 kW 1765 kg
2 door fixed-head coupé FA 8A 3456 cm3 310 PS 306 bhp 228 kW
2 door fixed-head coupé FR 8A 3456 cm3 310 PS 306 bhp 228 kW
Lexus RC F -
2 door fixed-head coupé FR 8A 4969 cm3 473 PS 467 bhp 348 kW 1795 kg
2 door fixed-head coupé FR 8A 1998 cm3 245 PS 242 bhp 180 kW 166.0 CO2 1675 kg
Lexus RC 300h -
2 door fixed-head coupé FR 8A 2494 cm3 178 PS 176 bhp 131 kW
2 door fixed-head coupé FR 8A 3456 cm3 318 PS 314 bhp 234 kW

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2017 Lexus RC 200t data
Applicable to the USA domestic market(s).
bodywork
Body type2+2 seater fixed-head coupé
Number of doors2
Designer
dimensions & weights
mminches
Wheelbase 2731 mm 107.5 inches
Track/tread (front) 1580 mm 62.2 inches
Track/tread (rear) 1600 mm 63 inches
Length 4694 mm 184.8 inches
Width 1839 mm 72.4 inches
Height 1394 mm 54.9 inches
Ground clearance 135 mm 5.3 inches
length:wheelbase ratio 1.72
Kerb weight 1695 kg 3737 lb
Weight distribution 54 % front
fuel tank capacity 65.9 litres 14.5 UK Gal 17.4 US Gal
aerodynamics
Drag coefficient 0.295
Frontal area
CdA
engine
engine type turbocharged petrol
Engine manufacturer Toyota
Engine code 8AR-FTS
Cylinders Straight 4
Capacity 2 litre
1998 cc
(121.925 cu in)
Bore × Stroke 86 × 86 mm
3.39 × 3.39 in
Bore/stroke ratio 1
Valve gear double overhead camshaft (DOHC)
4 valves per cylinder
16 valves in total
maximum power output
(SAE net)
244 PS (241 bhp) (180 kW)
at 5800 rpm
Specific output
(SAE net)
120.6 bhp/litre
1.98 bhp/cu in
maximum torque
(SAE net)
350 Nm (258 ft·lb) (35.7 kgm)
at 1650-4400 rpm
Specific torque
(SAE net)
175.18 Nm/litre
2.12 ft·lb/cu3
Engine construction aluminium block & head
sump wet sumped
compression ratio 10:1
Fuel system direct petrol injection
bmep (brake mean effective pressure) 2201.3 kPa (319.3 psi)
Maximum RPM
crankshaft bearings 5
Engine coolant Water
Unitary capacity 499.5 cc
Aspiration Turbo
Compressor
Intercooler
Catalytic converter Y
performance
Acceleration 0-80km/h (50mph)
Acceleration 0-60mph 7.3 s
Acceleration 0-100km/h
Acceleration 0-160km/h (100mph)
Standing quarter-mile 16 s
Standing kilometre
Maximum speed 230 km/h (143 mph)
Power-to-weight ratio 144.16 PS/tonne (1000 kg)
106.03 kW/tonne (1000 kg)
142.18 bhp/tonne (1000 kg)
0.06 bhp/lb
Weight-to-power ratio 9.43 kg/kW
15.75 lb/bhp
fuel consumption
Fuel consumption 22/32/26 US MPG city/highway/combined
universal consumption (calculated from the above)
litres/100km10.7/7.4/9.0 l/100km city/highway/combined
km/litre9.4/13.6/11.1 km/l city/highway/combined
UK MPG26.4/38.4/31.2 UK MPG city/highway/combined
US MPG22.0/32.0/26.0 US MPG city/highway/combined
Carbon dioxide emissions
Carfolio Calculated CO2 ?
VED band (UK)
CO2 Effizienz (DE)
chassis
Engine position front
Engine layout longitudinal
Drive wheels rear wheel drive  
Torque split N/A
Steering power assisted rack & pinion
turns lock-to-lock 2.840
Turning circle
Front suspension
Rear suspension
Wheel size front 8 x 18
Wheel size rear 8 x 18
Tyres front 235/45 R 18
Tyres rear 235/45 R 18
Brakes F/R VeDi/VeDi-S-ABS
Front brake diameter 334 mm
Rear brake diameter 310 mm
Braked area
Gearbox 8 speed automatic
Top gear ratio 0.69
Final drive ratio 3.13
general
Carfolio.com ID510466
Production total
Model code
Model family
RAC rating 18.3
Insurance classification No information available
Tax band No information available
2017 Lexus RC 200t added 2017-01-30.
Last modified 2017-01-30.