Lexus has trademarked yet another interesting name, according to LexusEnthusiast.com, staking claim to "RC 350" in Australia. What could Lexus have in mind for the nameplate? The car may be the production interpretation of the LF-CC concept we saw at the Paris Motor Show. Given the numerals in the name, there's a good chance the two-door coupe will feature the company's 3.5-liter V6 engine currently found under the hoods of models like the IS 350 and GS 350. Beyond that, details are as scarce as hen's teeth.

As you may recall, Lexus also recently laid claim to "NX 200t" and "NX 300h." Those names are likely to be applied to a new family of crossovers powered by a 2.0-liter turbocharged four-cylinder engine.

We've reached out to Lexus for comment on the RC 350 trademark, but have yet to hear back. We'll update this post with more information as it becomes available.


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      mikoprivat
      • 2 Years Ago
      my girlfriend's grandpa got so excited about this news that he peed in (on) his lexus...
      RudyH
      • 2 Years Ago
      For whatever reason this just showed up now... RC = RX coupe...MAN WHY WHY WHY
      malnaemi
      • 2 Years Ago
      Hopfully I'm wrong but seems like a coupe version of the camery/aurion ! why? Well, the RX350 is a fwd based cross over that share the same 3.5L V6 engine of the camery/aurion. Now take the X out and replace it with C.... you end up with a fwd based coupe that have 3.5L V6 engine :( Not fun but at least we still have a good rwd coupe,,, the IS350C (and maybe a new SC soon)
      Eta Carinae
      • 2 Years Ago
      Well being a "R" label for Lexus......I thing this would a an RX coupe.....or smaller CUV with 2 and 4 door variants..... something to gain market shared from the range rover evoque, since sells are doing so well for that model.....I have seen more coupes then 4 doors on the road.....I see that a lot of automakers are going, audi already with there crosslane concept.....and Cadillac readying a smaller CUV, on the alpha platform........i quite like that segment
        wtrmlnjuc
        • 2 Years Ago
        @Eta Carinae
        Actually, Lexus uses "C" to classify coupes, 'X' for cross overs, 'S' for sedans. CC means concept coupe. 'LF' means Lexus Future. And then there's the LFA. Which has no meaning.
        Connor Murphy
        • 2 Years Ago
        @Eta Carinae
        Nope. The NX is the next crossover.