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Old 08-04-14, 09:03 PM   #211
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Yeah...we'll all know soon enough.
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Old 08-04-14, 09:08 PM   #212
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like i said this is a good feature for regular cars like rc350. for a hard core sports car? i can care less. on my m3 i never bother to change settings and i never had problems with any kind of roads, coz' i knew what kind of car i was getting into already. and the lfa doesn't have any setting changes either
I want to make sure my infant baby daughter is comfortable. Good thing, the RC-F will come with the Super Sport tires and they are the best track/road combination tires right now.

My 11 year old 200 HP XRS is setup for the road courses complete with Michelin Pilot Super Sport tires so it is brick hard, but my infant daughter sleeps through the entire drive even with some choppiness on rough roads. The super sports are just incredible and unreal tires. I have never seen anything like these tires that handle so well and have such a crisp turn-in response, but still are not harsh over bumpy roads and don't tramline.

I guess, ride quality in the RC-F will only be much better than my XRS.

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Old 08-06-14, 11:55 AM   #213
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I want to make sure my infant baby daughter is comfortable. Good thing, the RC-F will come with the Super Sport tires and they are the best track/road combination tires right now.

My 11 year old 200 HP XRS is setup for the road courses complete with Michelin Pilot Super Sport tires so it is brick hard, but my infant daughter sleeps through the entire drive even with some choppiness on rough roads. The super sports are just incredible and unreal tires. I have never seen anything like these tires that handle so well and have such a crisp turn-in response, but still are not harsh over bumpy roads and don't tramline.

I guess, ride quality in the RC-F will only be much better than my XRS.
i am glad you realize tires make huge impact on ride comfort. fwiw my m3 with hardest settings and michelin ps2, my infant daughter back then still loved it and slept just fine. so many people they went cheap on other brands and ended up harsher rides and less grip
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Old 08-06-14, 12:46 PM   #214
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i am glad you realize tires make huge impact on ride comfort. fwiw my m3 with hardest settings and michelin ps2, my infant daughter back then still loved it and slept just fine. so many people they went cheap on other brands and ended up harsher rides and less grip
Agreed. The Michelin Pilot Super Sport are dream tires. I always used to think you need to get used to harshness in order to have stickiness, response and lateral grip until I got the Michelin PSS. That changed everything.

I would highly recommend these to anyone. I used to have Continental ExtremeContact DW (similar "Max Performance" as PSS) and they tramlined all over the place, rode really harsh over bumpy roads and had soft firewalls. Then, uneven tread wear resulted in me tossing them out.

The Michelin PSS handle extremely well and are very responsive with a crisp initial turn-in and rigid at high speeds to keep the car stable, yet they are comfortable over bumpy roads and don't tramline at all.

I don't know how Michelin managed to make such a tire that does everything so well.
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Clearly, you are not looking hard enough, if you can't see it. There were numerous hints made to you in the thread such as, "mouse over on the plus sign at the rear", which reveals a bubble with information in it on AVS. Click on the RC-F to get the 3 plus signs to display.
Huh?! It seems like you're the only one seeing something that is NOT there!
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Old 08-10-14, 07:09 PM   #216
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Went through the microsite several times and I didn't see any mention of adjustable suspension.
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In the engine bay the strut bar is perched over the shock towers by some kinda covering. The covers look about the size of what the AVS actuators are. Otherwise why have this funky casing over the shock tower?

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According to http://www.lexus.com/models/RCF/specifications the shock absorbers are "electronically controlled".


SUSPENSION (FRONT)
Independent, double-wishbone with forged-aluminum components, coil springs, gas-pressurized electronically controlled shock absorbers and hollow stabilizer bar


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Independent, multilink with forged-aluminum components, coil springs, gas-pressurized electronically controlled shock absorbers and stabilizer bar
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According to http://www.lexus.com/models/RCF/specifications the shock absorbers are "electronically controlled".


SUSPENSION (FRONT)
Independent, double-wishbone with forged-aluminum components, coil springs, gas-pressurized electronically controlled shock absorbers and hollow stabilizer bar


SUSPENSION (REAR)
Independent, multilink with forged-aluminum components, coil springs, gas-pressurized electronically controlled shock absorbers and stabilizer bar
So, is it fair to say that there IS adjustable suspension, but it's adjustment is incorporated into selectable functions and not selectable outside of these specific driving modes?
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Just tried to order my RC F. Local dealer (Pleasanton) told me they couldn't order a la carte options and that Lexus would only produce fully optioned with $4400 premium package mandatory. THOUGHTS?
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theres few ala carte options as shown here towards the bottom
http://www.lexus.com/models/RCF/packages

When you get hte premium package the the intuitive park assist and premium L shaped LED lights are already included. Honestly the stuff in the Premium Package is what most people already wanted. Other than that theres Navi, ML/Navi, Cold Weather Package, and supposedly the TVD as a seperate option.
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Just tried to order my RC F. Local dealer (Pleasanton) told me they couldn't order a la carte options and that Lexus would only produce fully optioned with $4400 premium package mandatory. THOUGHTS?
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All of the above. Happily I found a way to order exactly what I wanted. Now the wait begins...
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