GENEVA—Racing fans around the world will feel the adrenaline when Lexus debuted 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.
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)