Update: This post has been updated with live images.
Debuting alongside the facelifted 2020 Lexus RC F is a new track-focused, limited-run edition of the car called the Track Edition. Following the unveil of the RC coupe’s facelift at the Paris Motor Show, Lexus pulled the cover off the new Track Edition model today in Detroit.
At first glance, there are several positives to report. Most important is the subject of weight, which is often referenced as the current RC F’s Achilles’ heel. The new Track Edition sheds 176 pounds compared to the 2018 car. While it is still heavier than a comparable BMW M4 CS, Lexus managed to remove an average-size adult male from the car’s mass, which they promise helps make it a worthy track star.
Lexus fed the RC F Track Edition a steady diet of carbon fiber to help lighten it. Major panels like the roof and hood are…