Also, we find out which one is faster and more fun to drive by visiting the test track, the infamous winding road at Hyundai’s Proving Ground, and the racetrack. Has Lexus built a sports coupe with performance on par with BMW’s M Division?
Featuring a return to the inline-6 engine format made famous by BMW M, the all-new, 3.0-liter BMW M4 engine is approximately 10 kilograms lighter than its V8 predecessor and packs an even stronger punch. With 425 horsepower from 5,500 – 7,300 rpm, 406 lb-ft of torque from 1,850 – 5,500 rpm, and capable of 0-60mph in 3.9 seconds when equipped with the M-DCT transmission (4.1 seconds with standard 6-speed manual).
The Lexus RC F is powered by a naturally-aspirated 5.0 liter V8 engine producing 467 horsepower and 389 lb-ft of torque sent to the rear wheels via an eight-speed automatic transmission.
0 to 62 mph is achieved in 4.5 seconds.