Lexus RC F vs. BMW Z4

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Key Specs

Kelley Blue Book Value

Kelley Blue Book
$64,750
$49,700

Expert Rating

Expert Rating
Not Available

Owner Reviews

Owner Reviews
Not Available

Horsepower

Horsepower
467 hp
255 hp

Bluetooth

Bluetooth

BackUp Camera

BackUp Camera

Engine Type

Engine Type
5.0L DOHC 32V V8 VVT
2.0L 4

Interior Features

Alarm

Alarm

BackUp Camera

BackUp Camera

Keyless Entry

Keyless Entry

Universal Garage Door Opener

Universal Garage Door Opener

Rain Sensing Wipers

Rain Sensing Wipers
Optional

Heated Mirrors

Heated Mirrors

Heated Steering Wheel

Heated Steering Wheel
Optional
Optional

Power Mirrors

Power Mirrors

Steering Wheel Controls

Steering Wheel Controls

Cruise Control

Cruise Control

Power Windows

Power Windows

Rear Defrost

Rear Defrost

Premium Sound System

Premium Sound System
Optional
Optional

Power Steering

Power Steering

Front Leg Room

Front Leg Room
45.4 in.
42.2 in.

Front Head Room

Front Head Room
36.5 - 37.8 in.
38.9 in.

Trunk Volume

Trunk Volume
10.1 cu. ft.
9.9 cu. ft.

Bluetooth

Bluetooth

MP3 Player

MP3 Player

Satellite Radio

Satellite Radio
Optional

WiFi Hotspot

WiFi Hotspot
Optional

Smart Device Integration

Smart Device Integration
Optional

AUX Input

AUX Input

Climate Control

Climate Control

Dual Zone

Dual Zone

Navigation System

Navigation System
Optional

Passengers

Passengers
4
2

Power Driver Seat

Power Driver Seat

Power Passenger Seat

Power Passenger Seat

Heated Front Seats

Heated Front Seats
Optional
Optional

Seat Memory

Seat Memory
Optional

Exterior Features

Standard Wheels

Standard Wheels
Aluminum
Aluminum

Tire Width

Tire Width
P255/35YR19
P225/45VR18 - P647.7/40WR18

Wheelbase

Wheelbase
107.5 in.
97.2 in.

Turning Radius

Turning Radius
35.4 ft.
36.1 ft.

Length

Length
185.2 in.
170.7 in.

Width

Width
72.6 in.
73.4 in.

Mechanical Specs

Weight

Weight
3958 lbs.
3287 lbs.

Horsepower

Horsepower
467 hp
255 hp

Torque

Torque
389 ft. lbs.
295 ft. lbs.

4wheel Disc Brakes

4wheel Disc Brakes

Limited Slip Differential

Limited Slip Differential
Optional

Performance Tires

Performance Tires

Engine Cylinders

Engine Cylinders
8 Cylinders
4 Cylinder

Drivetrain

Drivetrain
Rear Wheel Drive
Rear Wheel Drive

Fuel Capacity

Fuel Capacity
17.4 gal.
13.7 gal.

Combined

Combined
21 mpg
29 mpg

City

City
16 mpg
25 mpg

Highway

Highway
25 mpg
32 mpg

Safety Features

Spare Tire

Spare Tire

ABS Brakes

ABS Brakes

Automatic Headlights

Automatic Headlights

Tire Pressure Monitor System

Tire Pressure Monitor System

Stability Control

Stability Control

Traction Control

Traction Control

Auto Leveling Headlights

Auto Leveling Headlights

Rear Parking Sensors

Rear Parking Sensors
Optional
Optional

Adaptive Cruise Control

Adaptive Cruise Control
Optional

Automated Emergency Braking

Automated Emergency Braking

Blind Spot Monitor

Blind Spot Monitor
Optional
Optional

Lane Departure Warning

Lane Departure Warning
Optional

Cross Traffic Alert

Cross Traffic Alert
Optional
Optional

Driver Airbag

Driver Airbag

Passenger Airbag

Passenger Airbag

Front Side Airbag

Front Side Airbag

Passenger Airbag Sensor

Passenger Airbag Sensor

Knee Airbag

Knee Airbag

Tech Specs

Vehicle Name

Vehicle Name
Lexus RC F
BMW Z4

Body Style

Body Style
Coupe
Roadster

Drivetrain

Drivetrain
Rear Wheel Drive
Rear Wheel Drive

EPA Classification

EPA Classification
Subcompact Cars
Two-Seaters

Passenger Capacity

Passenger Capacity
4
2

Base Curb Weight

Base Curb Weight
3958 lbs.
3287 lbs.

Fuel Economy Est-Combined

Fuel Economy Est-Combined
19 mpg.
28 mpg.

EPA Fuel Economy Est - City

EPA Fuel Economy Est - City
16 mpg.
25 mpg.

EPA Fuel Economy Est - Hwy

EPA Fuel Economy Est - Hwy
25 mpg.
32 mpg.

Engine Type

Engine Type
Premium Unleaded V-8
Intercooled Turbo Premium Unleaded I-4

Displacement

Displacement
5.0 L/303
2.0 L/122

Fuel System

Fuel System
Port/Direct Injection
Gasoline Direct Injection

Trans Type

Trans Type
8
8

Trans Description Cont.

Trans Description Cont.
Automatic w/OD
Automatic w/OD

First Gear Ratio (:1)

First Gear Ratio (:1)
4.60
5.25

Second Gear Ratio (:1)

Second Gear Ratio (:1)
2.72
3.36

Third Gear Ratio (:1)

Third Gear Ratio (:1)
1.86
2.17

Fourth Gear Ratio (:1)

Fourth Gear Ratio (:1)
1.46
1.72

Fifth Gear Ratio (:1)

Fifth Gear Ratio (:1)
1.23
1.32

Sixth Gear Ratio (:1)

Sixth Gear Ratio (:1)
1.00
1.00

Reverse Ratio (:1)

Reverse Ratio (:1)
4.06
3.71

Final Drive Axle Ratio (:1)

Final Drive Axle Ratio (:1)
2.94
3.15

Tons/yr of CO2 Emissions @ 15K mi/year

Tons/yr of CO2 Emissions @ 15K mi/year
9.3
6.3

Suspension Type - Front

Suspension Type - Front
Double Wishbone
Strut

Suspension Type - Rear

Suspension Type - Rear
Multi-Link
Multi-Link

Suspension Type - Front (Cont.)

Suspension Type - Front (Cont.)
Double Wishbone
Strut

Suspension Type - Rear (Cont.)

Suspension Type - Rear (Cont.)
Multi-Link
Multi-Link

Front Tire Size

Front Tire Size
P255/35YR19
P225/45VR18, P647.7/35R19, P647.7/40WR18

Rear Tire Size

Rear Tire Size
P275/35YR19
P255/40VR18, P698.5/35R19, P698.5/40WR18

Front Wheel Size

Front Wheel Size
19 X 9 in.
18 X 8 - 19 X 9 in.

Rear Wheel Size

Rear Wheel Size
19 X 10 in.
18 X 10 - 19 X 10 in.

Front Wheel Material

Front Wheel Material
Forged Aluminum
Aluminum

Rear Wheel Material

Rear Wheel Material
Forged Aluminum
Aluminum

Steering Type

Steering Type
Rack-Pinion
Rack-Pinion

Turning Diameter - Curb to Curb

Turning Diameter - Curb to Curb
35.4 ft.
36.1 ft.

Brake Type

Brake Type
4-Wheel Disc
4-Wheel Disc

Brake ABS System

Brake ABS System
4-Wheel
4-Wheel

Disc - Front

Disc - Front
Yes
Yes

Disc - Rear

Disc - Rear
Yes
Yes

Front Brake Rotor Diam x Thickness

Front Brake Rotor Diam x Thickness
15 in.
14.6 in.

Rear Brake Rotor Diam x Thickness

Rear Brake Rotor Diam x Thickness
13.6 in.
13.6 in.

Fuel Tank Capacity, Approx

Fuel Tank Capacity, Approx
17.4 gal.
13.7 gal.

Front Head Room

Front Head Room
36.5 - 37.8 in.
38.9 in.

Front Leg Room

Front Leg Room
45.4 in.
42.2 in.

Front Shoulder Room

Front Shoulder Room
50.7 in.
54.3 in.

Wheelbase

Wheelbase
107.5 in.
97.2 in.

Length, Overall

Length, Overall
185.2 in.
170.7 in.

Width, Max w/o mirrors

Width, Max w/o mirrors
72.6 in.
73.4 in.

Height, Overall

Height, Overall
54.7 in.
51.4 in.

Track Width, Front

Track Width, Front
61.2 in.
63.7 in.

Track Width, Rear

Track Width, Rear
61.4 in.
63.5 in.

Trunk Volume

Trunk Volume
10.1 ft³.
9.9 ft³.

Seventh Gear Ratio (:1)

Seventh Gear Ratio (:1)
0.82
0.82

Eighth Gear Ratio (:1)

Eighth Gear Ratio (:1)
0.69
0.64

Model Group

Model Group
RC-F
Z4

Vehicle Segment

Vehicle Segment
Luxury Sport
Luxury Sport

Vehicle Type

Vehicle Type
Coupe
Convertible

Engine Displacement Units

Engine Displacement Units
5.0
2.0

Engine Camshaft

Engine Camshaft
DOHC
DOHC

Engine Block Type

Engine Block Type
aluminum
aluminum

Engine Cylinder Count

Engine Cylinder Count
8
4

Engine Valve Count

Engine Valve Count
4
4