27 / 5 / 2019

Lexus RC tops Russia’s Car of the Year Award 2019 in coupe category

  • Lexus RC lands the Coupe of the Year 2019 based on a national vote of more than 1 million respondents
  • The national award “Car of the Year in Russia” – is an independent indicator of public opinion for 19 years in a row

The organizers of the annual “Car of the Year in Russia” officially announced the winners of the 2019 competition. The award ceremony was held on May 16, 2019 in the Izvestia Hall.

According to the results of the all-Russian voting, more than one million Russian car enthusiasts chose the Lexus RC as Coupe of the Year.

Tested extensively on the famous Nürburgring, this four-seater sports coupe delivers exhilarating performance with bold, head-turning design. Behind its muscular and aggressive stance, the RC's rigid chassis offers exceptional handling and agility. Delivering power of 245 hp, with high precision and economy through a 2.0 litre turbocharged engine with 8-speed Sport Direct Shift transmission, the RC reflects Lexus’s passion for engaging driving.

The model was named the best according to the online survey, which was conducted from January 1 to April 14, 2019. The voting data was processed and analysed by an independent research company Ipsos Comcon.