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Forum: RC F (2015-present) 08-03-15, 09:03 PM
Replies: 26
Views: 2,508
Posted By TheBatman
What features do you like most and least about the RCF?

I'd like to know what you guys/gals like most and least about the RCF?
Forum: RC F (2015-present) 07-31-15, 06:06 PM
Replies: 64
Views: 4,688
Posted By TheBatman
I don't always believe in leases, but when I do...

I don't always believe in leases, but when I do its BMW.
Forum: RC F (2015-present) 07-31-15, 06:03 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 1,346
Posted By TheBatman
The Infrared is gorgeous. Great color choice.

The Infrared is gorgeous. Great color choice.
Forum: RC F (2015-present) 07-26-15, 11:41 AM
Replies: 64
Views: 4,688
Posted By TheBatman
Actually, Dougie we can. Just using Lexus's own...

Actually, Dougie we can. Just using Lexus's own 2.5L V6 as an example. That engine was severely underpowered but Lexus didn't improve it for years. Now its being replaced by a turbo 4 banger and...
Forum: RC F (2015-present) 07-26-15, 10:27 AM
Replies: 64
Views: 4,688
Posted By TheBatman
The GT-R was improved upon year after year but...

The GT-R was improved upon year after year but that's b/c of Carlos Ghosn's management style. If Nissan was head up by a native Japanese, I doubt the GT-R would have been improved upon. The NSX...
Forum: RC F (2015-present) 07-26-15, 07:02 AM
Replies: 10
Views: 1,000
Posted By TheBatman
Lexus did a perfect job using the RCF as a halo...

Lexus did a perfect job using the RCF as a halo vehicle to market its other cars that actually do sell in large numbers. Remember the commercial for the ES, IS that included the RCF and LFA driving...
Forum: RC F (2015-present) 07-26-15, 06:00 AM
Replies: 64
Views: 4,688
Posted By TheBatman
I doubt that the LF-LC will attract these buyers....

I doubt that the LF-LC will attract these buyers. It really boils down to perception. Its the same exact scenario that plays out in the pickup segment. People who shop for a pickup in north...
Forum: RC F (2015-present) 07-25-15, 11:22 AM
Replies: 17
Views: 2,475
Posted By TheBatman
My advice is to get the dream car. The GT-R is...

My advice is to get the dream car. The GT-R is my dream car and I love the fact that I've owned it. But it has an extremely harsh ride to a point where it rattles my driver's side window so much...
Forum: RC F (2015-present) 07-25-15, 09:01 AM
Replies: 64
Views: 4,688
Posted By TheBatman
Lexus as a brand has a stellar record for sales...

Lexus as a brand has a stellar record for sales and some cars in their lineup hold their value. (notably the RX, ES, IS). But that doesn't mean that it will do well in specialized market segments...
Forum: RC F (2015-present) 07-25-15, 06:43 AM
Replies: 64
Views: 4,688
Posted By TheBatman
Of course there are 91 used M4s for sale, BMW...

Of course there are 91 used M4s for sale, BMW production numbers on the M4 are much, much higher than Lexus's production numbers for the RC-F. And this is with demand outstripping supply for the M4...
Forum: RC F (2015-present) 07-24-15, 07:01 PM
Replies: 64
Views: 4,688
Posted By TheBatman
Not surprising. Its economics 101. There's...

Not surprising. Its economics 101. There's little demand for the RC-F. The buyers in this market segment flock to the M4. This means a couple of things. First, the RC-F is going to depreciate...
Forum: RC F (2015-present) 07-19-15, 05:07 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 394
Posted By TheBatman
As soon as I saw the pic and your description...

As soon as I saw the pic and your description that's what came to mind. I had this issue with the driver's side door on my GT-R. Over broken pavement there would be a rattle that was difficult to...
Forum: RC F (2015-present) 07-19-15, 04:53 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 394
Posted By TheBatman
If your window is not sealing properly, you would...

If your window is not sealing properly, you would hear a sound like the one you're describing. When the car goes over rough pavement, the window wiggles up and down creating a rattle. It could be...
Forum: RC F (2015-present) 07-19-15, 03:18 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 394
Posted By TheBatman
What kind of noise? How does it appear - when...

What kind of noise? How does it appear - when you press on it, close/open the door, or when you go over rough pavement?
Forum: RC F (2015-present) 07-19-15, 03:15 PM
Replies: 166
Views: 24,482
Posted By TheBatman
Lexus will run the metrics on all these issues...

Lexus will run the metrics on all these issues and decide if they should invest in correcting them. What you usually see is major mechanical issues get fixed (ie. fuel pump) but minor cosmetic...
Forum: RC F (2015-present) 07-19-15, 06:10 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 581
Posted By TheBatman
Does the VR series count? Owner here, 2012 GT-R. ...

Does the VR series count? Owner here, 2012 GT-R. Amazing engine.
Forum: RC F (2015-present) 07-17-15, 06:52 PM
Replies: 237
Views: 29,238
Posted By TheBatman
Who says I'm not? Some people aren't so insecure...

Who says I'm not? Some people aren't so insecure that they need to post details and photos of their lives online.



Oh Dougie, sucker born every minute is what PT Barnum used to say. Unlike...
Forum: RC F (2015-present) 07-16-15, 05:51 PM
Replies: 237
Views: 29,238
Posted By TheBatman
Leases ARE BAD across ALL brands!!!! When you do...

Leases ARE BAD across ALL brands!!!! When you do the math you can see why, most cars depreciate at a flat rate each year. It doesn't really change from year to year and is typically around 17% per...
Forum: RC F (2015-present) 07-15-15, 04:54 PM
Replies: 237
Views: 29,238
Posted By TheBatman
MSRP: $79,500 OP's total lease cost: $46652 ...

MSRP: $79,500
OP's total lease cost: $46652

46652/79500 = 58% is what he's going to pay. All of that during the car's most depreciative years. He's going to turn in a car after 4 yrs with 40K...
Forum: RC F (2015-present) 07-14-15, 03:42 AM
Replies: 11
Views: 807
Posted By TheBatman
Yellowing used to happen from the older versions...

Yellowing used to happen from the older versions of the clear bra. Its the glue that's yellowing not the film. Looks like they're using an older version of the product.
Forum: RC - 1st Gen (2015-present) 07-12-15, 11:40 AM
Replies: 13
Views: 845
Posted By TheBatman
3 things about rock chips: 1) Get a clear...

3 things about rock chips:

1) Get a clear bra installed on areas prone to chipping

2) DO NOT tail gate!!! This is the #1 reason why chips are attacking your front end

3) Accept the fact...
Forum: RC F (2015-present) 07-12-15, 07:39 AM
Replies: 521
Views: 123,415
Posted By TheBatman
Awesome license plate! The Batman

Awesome license plate!

The Batman
Forum: RC F (2015-present) 07-11-15, 08:44 AM
Replies: 13
Views: 1,363
Posted By TheBatman
Interesting. I know in lesser selling vehicles,...

Interesting. I know in lesser selling vehicles, like my father's honda accord, the leather has a coating that's applied to it. It doesn't have that soft luxurious feel; it feels horrendous. But...
Forum: RC F (2015-present) 07-11-15, 05:28 AM
Replies: 13
Views: 1,363
Posted By TheBatman
Howdy, Joe Z My mistake, this issue is also...

Howdy, Joe Z

My mistake, this issue is also present on the Nu Luxe as well. I expect that in Nu Luxe, but I'm really surprised that the leather is exhibiting this wear issue also. I wonder if...
Forum: RC F (2015-present) 07-10-15, 04:54 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 1,363
Posted By TheBatman
This is a good thing. Lexus is quick to remedy...

This is a good thing. Lexus is quick to remedy issues, especially like this which impacts quality. I think next year's model will have durability improvements to the Nu Luxe.
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