On the occasion of the Grand Prix of Long Beach, the Lexus will present the RC F GT Concept. The coupe will be driven by a number of demonstration laps by official drivers Scott Pruett and Roger Yasukawa. The same weekend will be held tenders for the IndyCar championship, Imsa, Pirelli World Challenge, Super Trucks, and Super Drift.
2017 Lexus RC F GT slimming cure
According to the Japanese manufacturer, this car represents an ideal link between the road and the RC F GT3 racing version that will participate in the IMSA championship. The RC F GT Concept comes dall’esemplare who participated in the 2017 edition of the Pikes Peak with the official driver Justin Bell and the use of carbon fiber for many body components and interior has reduced to 800 pounds ( about 363 kg) of the total mass relative to the road model, for a total of 1,420 kg.
2017 Lexus RC F GT Engine and gearbox as standard
The structure has been completely modified and allows the necessary adjustments to adapt to various circuits, while the engine has been updated only working exhaust and cooling system, to provide maximum reliability. The eight-speed automatic transmission was not changed, a choice that further confirms the nature of the prototype as a staging track day rather than an entry-level reserved for competitions.