BMW M4 vs Lexus RC F

Picture of Lexus RC F
Picture of BMW M4
Category Lexus RC FBMW M4
Max power (ps / bhp) 477 / 470431 / 425
Max torque (Nm / lb-ft) 530 / 391550 / 406
Curb weight (kg / lb) 1800 / 39681545 / 3406
Power / tonne (ps / bhp) 265 / 261279 / 275

Acceleration (mph)

Speed & distance Lexus RC FBMW M4
0 - 30 mph 1.7 s1.7 s
0 - 40 mph 2.4 s2.5 s
0 - 50 mph 3.3 s3.2 s
0 - 60 mph 3.9 s3.7 s
0 - 70 mph 5.5 s5.0 s
0 - 80 mph 6.9 s6.1 s
0 - 90 mph 8.4 s7.4 s
0 - 100 mph 9.9 s8.5 s
0 - 150 mph 24.2 s20.6 s
Est. 1/8 mile 9.1 s @ 94.4 mph8.5 s @ 99.4 mph
1/4 mile 12.7 s @ 112.2 mph12.0 s @ 119.3 mph

Acceleration (kph)

Speed & distance Lexus RC FBMW M4
0 - 40 kph 1.5 s1.4 s
0 - 50 kph 1.7 s1.7 s
0 - 80 kph 3.3 s3.2 s
0 - 100 kph 4.5 s4.0 s
0 - 160 kph 11.3 s9.0 s
0 - 180 kph 12.3 s10.5 s
0 - 200 kph 15.1 s12.9 s

Rolling acceleration

Speed Lexus RC FBMW M4
80 - 120 kph (4) 5.3 s3.5 s
80 - 120 kph (5) 7.1 s4.5 s
80 - 120 kph (6) 9.5 s5.5 s
80 - 120 kph (7) 12.3 s7.6 s
80 - 160 kph (4) 10.5 s7.3 s
80 - 160 kph (5) 13.9 s9.3 s
80 - 160 kph (6) 19.4 s11.7 s
80 - 160 kph (7) 25.9 s16.0 s
Est. 100 - 200 kph 11.3 s9.5 s

General performance

Category Lexus RC FBMW M4
Top speed 275 kph (171 mph)280 kph (174 mph)
Est. max acceleration 0.68 g (7 m/s²)0.72 g (7 m/s²)
18m slalom 68.1 kph (42.3 mph)71.1 kph (44.2 mph)
Fuel economy 11.6 l/100 km (20 mpg US / 24 UK)10.0 l/100 km (24 mpg US / 28 UK)
Lateral acceleration 0.92 g (9 m/s²)1.00 g (10 m/s²)
100 kph - 0 35 m (115 ft)33 m (109 ft)
200 kph - 0 141 m (463 ft)140 m (459 ft)
60 mph - 0 33 m (107 ft)30 m (98 ft)

Summary

Category Lexus RC FBMW M4
Track Performance 11281176
Straight line speed 24173573
Total 35454749

Verdict

M4 is the fastest by considerable margin.

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saxy  2y ago

Come on, if you’re gonna say the RCF is stupidly expensive for how slow it is, the. There’s the LC500 which carries a 6 figure price tag which is slower than any of the F series lexus cars


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Fastedee  2y ago

Wins ten of eleven tracks and the M4 gets only forty more points.


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PPZ  2y ago

Wow the RC-F is so embarrassing for a $65k sports coupe


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hostboy  2y ago

A 0-150 time of 24 seconds is very impressive for a car that traps 112 mph in the 1/4 mile. That's the acceleration of an NA Lexus. 119 mph is normal for a car that does 150 in 21 seconds.


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Leon  2y ago

It’s all about feel and sound. Do you prefer a proper n/a engine or a “ Dyson” under your hood !


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M Powaaa  3y ago

Dry: M4
Wet: LCF

It´s like a tyre comparison


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BR2+  6y ago

No i ment his choice


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dddd  6y ago

Why is it surprising ? Lexus weighs ~ 300 kgs more than M4 and M4 has about 470-480 bhp for real.


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BR2+  6y ago

Thats surprising.


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Shaggy  6y ago

I'd still take the Lexus.


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AMG1  6y ago

Unfortunately, the rcf is no match for the m4.

Does anyone know when lexus will introduce a twin clutch transmission for their f performance cars ?

are nissan and mitsubishi the only jdm cars using twin clutch in japan ?