Lexus RC 200t confirmed for Australia

2016 Lexus RC 200t.

Lexus RC range to boast turbocharged Lexus RC 200t.

Lexus RC 200t confirmed for Australia - the turbocharged RC 200t will join the Lexus RC range in December.

The Lexus RC 350 and Lexus RC F are set to be joined by a turbocharged variant by the end of the year with Lexus today confirming the new Lexus RC 200t would land in Australia in December.

Powered by the same turbocharged 2.0 litre engine found in the Lexus NX 200t, RX 200t and the IS 200t, the new 2016 Lexus RC 200t will boast 180kW and 350Nm.

In announcing that the new turbocharged two-door sports coupe would be coming to Australia, Lexus Australia chief executive Sean Hanley said the new Lexus RC 200t will open up the RC range to more potential buyers.

“RC 200t provides customers with an ideal introduction to the world of the outstanding, highly regarded RC coupe,”

“The new Lexus turbo engine brings great performance and responsiveness that will combine to provide a thrilling drive in the RC 200t.”

We will keep you updated with final Australian pricing and specification details for the new Lexus RC 200t in the lead up to the models arrival in December.

Can’t wait that long? Check out our video review of the Lexus RC 350…

In other Lexus news; Price drop for 28 Lexus models and Lexus SC 430 added to Takata air-bag recall.

Joel Helmes

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