Lexus SC is luxury coupe and roadster, which has been manufactured from 1991 to 2010. In the Japanese domestic market, this vehicle was designated as Toyota Soarer.
The main competitors of Lexus SC: BMW 6-Series, Mercedes-Benz SL, Cadillac XLR, Porsche 911 Carrera, Jaguar XK-8, and other similar cars.
Of course, a sports car needs powerful engines, and in this model they are perfectly all right. The first SC version is of two types: SC300 and SC400. SC300 engine is 3-liter straight-6 2JZ-GE, and SC400 engine is 4-liter V8 1UZ.
The second generation got the name SC430 and only one engine – the powerful 4.3-liter 3UZ.
Below you will find the details about these SC engines and their specifications. To this, you will learn the main problems of these engines and what to do in case they occur. Moreover, we will tell you what engine oil should be used for your Lexus SC and how often to change it. If it seems to you that your Lexus is not fast enough, we will help you make it more powerful. You will learn what performance tuning is the best for your engine and what upgrades will make it run faster.
List of Lexus SC models:
2 Generation, Z40 (2001 – 2010):
Lexus SC 430 (288 HP) – 4.3 L