Charl Bosch
Online Motoring Reporter
6 minute read
10 Oct 2019
10:26 am

Roaring Lexus RC-F salutes the mighty V8

Charl Bosch

RC F really plays to the Lexus inconspicuous mantra from a styling perspective

The dawn of the muscle car in North America in the mid-1960s signalled not only the beginning of a cult era in motoring, but lead to the creation of a motto that would become part of automotive folklore till this very day. With engine size often exceeding long standing US staples such as 308 cubic inches (5 047cc) and 351 (5 751cc), topping out at 440 (7 210 cc) or 454 (7 439 cc), the tag, no replacement for displacement was born. At the same, General Motors had started fiddling with turbochargers as a means of upping performance, the results...