Report: Lexus RC F GT3 Racing Concept threatens to go racing

Filed under: Motorsports, Geneva Motor Show, Lexus, Racing

Lexus RC F GT3 Racing Concept, front three-quarter view

In case you needed more proof that the Lexus RC F is a statement car intended to scream “This is not your father’s brand” (yes, we’re paraphrasing the tagline of another automaker), here it is: the Lexus RC F GT3 Racing Concept. Lexus introduced a GT500-spec version of the RC F at the Tokyo Auto Salon last month, but this GT3-spec entrant and its Reading Rainbow paint job will get to show off at the Geneva Motor Show to whet the appetites of European racing outfits.

Although referred to as a concept, it will shake that name off when it completes a season of testing this year. Next year, Lexus will make it available to paying customers, and says the car will be cleared to race in the Occident and in Japan’s Super GT series alongside its GT500 cousin.

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