Delayed by the coronavirus pandemic, the event of the brand new Lexus RC F drift automobile has now been accomplished. The spectacular machine has little in widespread with the street-legal RC F and is the work of Al-Futtaim Lexus, the official distributor within the United Arab Emirates, and drift star Ahmad Daham.
Set for use in devoted championships all around the world, it has been massively upgraded, adopting a Toyota 2JZ engine within the course of. The mill was fitted with a wide range of elements, together with new turbo, valvetrain, triple-pump gasoline system, nitrous package and so forth, and is paired to a four-speed sequential gearbox. The output is actually immense, because it now places out 1,200 HP and 1,080 lb-ft (1,464 Nm) of torque.
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Making it extra highly effective was not the one factor on the agenda, as the RC F drift automobile additionally includes a stripped platform, carbon-kevlar physique panels and different mods which have shed over 1,100 lbs (500 kg) from the burden of the highway automobile, ensuing within the drift automobile tipping the scales at 2,755 lbs (1,250 kg). The rear differential has additionally been swapped, racing calipers have been put in and the suspension makes use of three-way coilovers.
Lastly, the wheels are Rays Engineering 57CRs shod within the Toyo Tires Proxies R888R. The undertaking additionally boasts customized graphics on the surface, Sparco seats with 6-point harnesses, a Sparco steering wheel, adjustable pedal meeting and part-flocked carbon fiber sprint.
“I’m honored to be partnering with a model like Lexus. I’m actually grateful for the help the crew have given me as I constructed the new RC F Carbon Kevlar for the upcoming season. This automobile is a lot enjoyable to drive and I can not wait to push it to its restrict”, mentioned Daham. “Constructing a automobile like this took a lot effort not solely from me, however from the crew and companions to assist me obtain my targets with this machine. I want to thank each single companion for his or her steady help and work finished to finish this undertaking.”