Pre-qualify for a car loan with no credit score impact. Whether you love or hate the styling, even the base $43,715 RC350 will draw stares from the sidewalk. There's a regular RC 350 and an RC 350 F Sport. The 2015 Lexus RC 350 and RC 350 F Sport coupes are powered by a 3.5-liter V6 that makes an impressive 306 horsepower. Adding insult to injury, at least as far as the Bavarians are concerned, the F Sport also includes a few features, such as adaptive dampers, that cost even more money on the BMW. The thump that it gave my fingertip when I rolled over an onscreen button was mated to an audible ker-chunk! Cruising along the highway in an RC is as tranquil and comfortable an experience as it is in a Lexus ES, with the main difference being far firmer seats. All-wheel drive is a $2235 upcharge, but you part with more than your bucks: AWD cars must make do with a six-speed automatic transmission. Your preferences may vary. There's also an RC F, the RC 350's high-performance sibling. But since the RC350 and the RC F are brothers from the same three mothers—or uncles, or whatever—there’s no bad option. Owners willing to carefully pick and choose just the options they want or need could match the Lexus' value. With the drive mode and the transmission in their sportiest settings, I found that the Lexus is still just a little lazy. To be fair, the bright Molten Pearl Orange 2015 Lexus RC 350 F Sport coupe is an ostentatious ride. Discussion threads can be closed at any time at our discretion. 6-Speed Shiftable Automatic / 8-Speed Shiftable Automatic. For rear-drive versions, 0-to-60 miles per hour is polished off in 5.8 seconds before going hitting a top speed of 143 mph; all-wheel-drive cars are a tad slower. 2015 Mercedes-Benz C350 Coupe -- There's a depth to the quality of engineering in Mercedes-Benz vehicles that becomes apparent as soon as the door thunks shut, the engine fires up and the car gets rolling. Lexus' Remote Touch trackpad can be awkward to use. COLWELL. See Kelley Blue Book pricing to get the best deal. ©2020 Autotrader, Inc. All Rights Reserved. 2015 Lexus RC 350 350. The F Sport may look like a boy racer, but it has the soul of a gentleman's tourer. In theory, this should allow the driver to interact with the touchpad without constantly looking at the screen, but in practice it just feels weird. Get today's most important stories delivered to your inbox. The 2015 Lexus RC 350 starts at $42,790 in the US. Minimize risk and maximize reward by buying your next luxury car certified pre-owned. The Good The 2015 Lexus RC 350's silky smooth V-6 engine supplies 306 horsepower and plenty of forward thrust. Like the transmission's sport setting, the suspension still feels a bit floaty and soft at its most hardcore Sport S+ setting.