Lexus RC F GT3 Racing Concept Rumbles the 2014 Geneva Motor Show With its Debut

  • Modified RC F V8 With More Than 540 Horsepower
  • Meets Group GT3 International Racing Standards
  • Lexus to Supply GT3 Vehicles to Racing Teams in 2015
February 28, 2014
GENEVA - Feb. 28, 2014 – Racing fans around the world will feel the adrenaline when Lexus debuts the RC F GT3 racing concept at the 84th Geneva International Motor Show.

The RC F GT3 concept, based on the recently revealed RC F performance coupe, was developed to meet Group GT3 international racing standards. It weighs 2,755.8 lbs. and comes with a modified version of the base RC F’s V8 engine, producing a maximum output exceeding 540 horsepower.

Lexus will supply GT3-compliant*1 vehicles to racing teams starting in 2015, with vehicle testing to start this year. GT3 cars can enter many races globally, such as the 24 Hours of Nürburgring endurance race in Germany and the Super Taikyu Endurance and Super GT series in Japan.

The RC F GT3 concept will be on display in Geneva, Switzerland March 4 -16, 2014 at Palexpo’s hall 4, stand number 4211.

Look for the checkered flag to drop soon!

Lexus RC F GT3 Concept Specifications
 
Length 4,705 mm/ 185.2 in
Width 2,000 mm/78.7 in
Height 1,270 mm/50 in
Weight 1,250 kg/2,755.8 lbs
Wheelbase 2,730 mm/107.5 in
Engine V8 gasoline engine
Horsepower 540+ hp (397kw)
 
 
*1Certified by the FIA (Fédération Internationale de l'Automobile)
 
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