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Old 06-10-14, 08:56 PM   #1
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Default RC 350 F and AWD spotted in Fontana CA

So I saw these two RCs driving up Cherry from the speedway.

I can only imagine they were doing some kind of testing there...
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Old 06-10-14, 09:23 PM   #2
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This car just keeps looking better and better...

Great shots!
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Old 06-10-14, 09:44 PM   #3
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Sure does....so much better looking than the 3rd gen is350
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Old 06-10-14, 09:50 PM   #4
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Except for the rear "gills".
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The more complaining I hear about the gills the more I like them.

Can't wait to start configuring these bad boys on the Lexus site.
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Old 06-11-14, 06:55 AM   #6
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I have no problem with the "gills." BMW and Mercedes are also using all kinds of ornamental cutouts and detailing in bumpers, so if Lexus wants to put gills on the RC, then go for it.
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Would have been interesting to see if either of them had the triple LED headlights.
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Old 06-11-14, 10:05 AM   #8
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I didn't even think to look at the headlights.

I saw them coming up the road..and at first I was like "Look at that grille". Then I was like "Hey...that is an RC." I caught up to the red one...the first one I saw, then I saw the second one right next to it. It was cool.

I thought they were going to turn into a Vons parking lot above the signal where I took the picture so I could check out the cars. Instead, they flipped a U turn and headed back south.

One of the things I did notice when looking at the white one, the F sport, is that the swooshes under the lights did not look as bad as I would have thought they would. The grill sticks out a bit when looking directly from the side though...it is like the painted surface stops, then the grille continues to curve outward. I didn't think it was going to look like that. Not that it is bad, just not what I expected.

Sure wish I would have had more time to check them out and get more pictures though.
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Thanks for the photos ... really helps to get an idea of the scale of these cars.
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Old 06-13-14, 04:21 PM   #10
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Nice find....

RIght in our backyard...


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Wonder if the Charger tried to race
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Old 06-15-14, 06:00 PM   #12
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can't wait to see one in person. don't really like it judging by the pics, but also didnt like the 3is going by the pics before also. I absolutely love my 3is now after seeing it in person.
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So hard to judge without seeing one lowered with fatter rubber.
The gills on the rear are not my fave but they can be rendered obscure by getting the car in obsidian or nebula. For lighter colors they can be color matched to make them less visible as well. The more adventurous modder can take their car to a skilled body man to remove and fill in the space where the gills once resided.

You can see I have been thinking about those gills.
I'm not that fond of them either.
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Old 06-16-14, 11:54 PM   #14
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Best street pics or real world photos yet. Thanks for sharing. From everything I've followed on here, it's looking better and better. The rear gills don't bother me, as I feel they fit the sporty persona of this body style. The more (fake) breathing, the sportier.
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