1992 Lexus SC 400 Overview

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1992 Lexus SC 400 Overview

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Lexus introduced the SC coupe in 1992, in an effort to introduce their LS luxury and styling into a nimble sports car.  The 400 was the pricer of two models.  The other option was the SC 300 which housed a  smaller 3.0 liter inline six engine and fewer standard features.  The rear wheel drive SC offered a unique third option from the Japanese automaker, joining the ES and LS models in their fourth production year.

A 4.0 liter V-8 powered the SC 400, generating 250 horsepower and 260 lb-ft of torque.  The comparatively heavy SC (almost 4000 pounds) made 0 to 60 in 6.6 seconds, while consuming fuel at about the same rate as the SC 300.  Gas mileage was observed at 18 mpg in the city and 23 on the highway, and the vehicle performed best with premium fuel.  The SC's suspension was a bit softer than most sports cars, preserving the soft Lexus ride quality, but it still allowed for a tolerable amount of road feel.  It was considerably stiffer than the LS 400.  

The 2+2 notchback body provided a surprising amount of room for the two front seats, with space being a bit more cramped in the back.  Head room was adequate even for taller drivers, and despite the low seat position drivers experienced few visibility issues.  Owners have praised the SC's effortless acceleration and smooth transmission, noting that the interior remains very quiet throughout speed increases and shifting.  Although wind noise was also minimal, many drivers were surprised by the amount of road noise.  Many of the common repairs related to the AC system.

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    Any Body No How Much It Will Cost For A O2 Sensor For A Lexus Sc400

    IM NT GOING TO A SHOP A FRIEND IS GOING TO FIX IT

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    Anybody No How Much A Fuel Pump Cost For A 92 Lexus Sc 400

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    I Have A 92 Lexus Sc400 Wont Start Please Help!!

    The CAR CRANKS AND TURNS OVER BUT CUTS RIGHT OFF EVERY TIME I TURN KEY I COULD SMELL GAS AS WELL ALSO MY BOYFRIEND WAS DOING DONUTS IN AND AN THINKS SOMETHING IS WRONG WITH THE REAR IN AXLE COUL...

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    What Makes All My Lights Go Out Except Headlights

    I had my alternator changed and the car ran fine for 2 or 3 hours then all my dashboard lights and radio went out power windows stopped working while I was driving down the road. I drove for 10 more...

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    Whats Wrong With My Car

    all my dashboard lights and radio and power windows stopped working after I had my alternator changed then I drove for 7 or 8 more miles and cut the car off and now it won't even turn over. help me ...

    24 views with 1 answer (last answer 5 months ago)