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Lamborghini Aventador vs Lexus RC

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Lamborghini Aventador
Lamborghini Aventador

$758,985 - $758,985

2017 price

Lexus RC
Lexus RC

$51,990 - $96,990

2020 price


2017 Lamborghini Aventador
2020 Lexus RC
Safety Rating

Engine Type
V12, 6.5L

V6, 3.5L
Fuel Type
Premium Unleaded Petrol

Premium Unleaded Petrol
Fuel Efficiency
16.9L/100km (combined)

9.4L/100km (combined)

  • Optional reversing camera is taking the mick
  • Low-speed ride is pretty bad
  • It's very, very low

  • Infuriating multimedia system
  • Token second row of seats
  • Not very fuel efficient
2017 Lamborghini Aventador Summary

Lamborghini's Aventador S is the last living link to supercars of old. Wild-looking bedroom-poster material, gigantic anti-socially loud V12 that actually spits flame and the kind of performance that will rustle the jimmies of even a seasoned supercar driver.

It harks back to a time when supercars actually sucked, but it didn't matter because they were proof you had both the money and patience to nurse it into life and then wring its neck, because that was the only way it made any sense. While the Huracan is a thoroughly modern supercar, the Aventador is an unashamed, unabashed, hairy-chested, head-banging, rock ape.

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2020 Lexus RC Summary

If it wasn’t for this review appearing on your screen right now, would you have even remembered the Lexus RC was a thing?

At the time of writing, the RC is actually the fifth most popular model in its sports car segment. Yep, only the two-door versions of the Mercedes-Benz C-Class and E-Class, and BMW 4 Series and Z4 sell better.

So, why is the RC seemingly invisible? But more importantly, does it deserve to be? Let’s test the RC 350 F Sport to find out.

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2017 Lamborghini Aventador 2020 Lexus RC

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