1997 Lexus SC 400 Luxury Sport Coupe 2-Door Coupe Specs

2-Door Coupe
MSRP based on 2-Door Coupe (CA/NY)
 

Quick Specs

Gas Mileage 18 mpg City/23 mpg Hwy
Engine Gas V8, 4.0L
EPA Class Sub-Compact
Style Name 2dr Cpe (CA/NY)
Drivetrain Rear Wheel Drive
Passenger Capacity 4
Passenger Doors 2
Body Style 2dr Car
Transmission 4-speed electronically-controlled automatic transmission w/OD, OD lockout, lockup torque converter, ECT-i intelligence, dual shift programs (normal & pwr modes)

Dimensions

Vehicle
EPA Classification Sub-Compact
Weight Information
Base Curb Weight (lbs) 3605
Interior Dimensions
Passenger Capacity 4
Front Hip Room (in) 55.1
Front Leg Room (in) 44.1
Second Shoulder Room (in) 52.7
Passenger Volume (ft³) 75.4
Second Head Room (in) 36.1
Front Shoulder Room (in) 56.0
Second Hip Room (in) 39.2
Front Head Room (in) 38.3
Second Leg Room (in) 27.2
Exterior Dimensions
Wheelbase (in) 105.9
Track Width, Rear (in) 60.0
Height, Overall (in) 53.2
Length, Overall (in) 192.5
Min Ground Clearance (in) 5.1
Track Width, Front (in) 59.8
Width, Max w/o mirrors (in) 70.9
Liftover Height (in) - TBD -
Cargo Area Dimensions
Trunk Volume (ft³) 9.3

Fuel Economy

Fuel Tank
Fuel Tank Capacity, Approx (gal) 20.6
Mileage
EPA Fuel Economy Est - City (MPG) 18
EPA Fuel Economy Est - Hwy (MPG) 23

Performance Specs

Engine
Engine Order Code NA
SAE Net Torque @ RPM 270 @ 4500
Fuel System EFI
Engine Type Gas V8
SAE Net Horsepower @ RPM 260 @ 5300
Displacement 4.0L/242
Transmission
Drivetrain Rear Wheel Drive
First Gear Ratio (:1) 2.804
Sixth Gear Ratio (:1) NA
Trans Description Cont. Automatic w/OD,
Fourth Gear Ratio (:1) 0.705
Final Drive Axle Ratio (:1) 2.76
Trans Order Code NA
Second Gear Ratio (:1) 1.531
Reverse Ratio (:1) 2.393
Trans Description Cont. Again Electronic
Fifth Gear Ratio (:1) NA
Trans Type 4
Third Gear Ratio (:1) 1.000
Clutch Size (in) NA
Brakes
Brake Type Pwr-Assisted
Rear Brake Rotor Diam x Thickness (in) 12.0 x - TBD -
Disc - Rear (Yes or ) Yes
Brake ABS System Four-Wheel
Drum - Rear (Yes or ) NA
Front Brake Rotor Diam x Thickness (in) 11.6 x - TBD -
Disc - Front (Yes or ) Yes
Rear Drum Diam x Width (in) NA
Steering
Steering Type Pwr Rack & Pinion
Turning Diameter - Curb to Curb (ft) 36.1
Steering Ratio (:1), Overall 17.3
Turning Diameter - Wall to Wall (ft) - TBD -
Lock to Lock Turns (Steering) 3.1
Tires
Front Tire Order Code NA
Spare Tire Size P225/55R16
Front Tire Size P225/55R16
Rear Tire Order Code NA
Rear Tire Size P225/55R16
Spare Tire Order Code NA
Wheels
Front Wheel Size (in) 16 x 7
Spare Wheel Material Steel
Front Wheel Material Aluminum
Rear Wheel Size (in) 16 x 7
Rear Wheel Material Aluminum
Spare Wheel Size (in) 16 x 7
Suspension
Suspension Type - Front Independent
Shock Absorber Diameter - Rear (mm) - TBD -
Suspension Type - Rear (Cont.) Double Wishbone
Suspension Type - Rear Independent
Stabilizer Bar Diameter - Front (in) - TBD -
Shock Absorber Diameter - Front (mm) - TBD -
Suspension Type - Front (Cont.) Double Wishbone
Stabilizer Bar Diameter - Rear (in) - TBD -

Safety Features

Safety
Air Bag-Frontal-Driver Yes
Air Bag-Frontal-Passenger Yes
Air Bag-Passenger Switch (On/Off) No
Air Bag-Side Body-Front No
Air Bag-Side Body-Rear No
Air Bag-Side Head-Front No
Air Bag-Side Head-Rear No
Brakes-ABS Yes
Child Safety Rear Door Locks No
Daytime Running Lights No
Traction Control No
Night Vision No
Rollover Protection Bars No
Fog Lamps Yes
Parking Aid No
Tire Pressure Monitor No
Back-Up Camera No
Stability Control No
Other Features Driver & front passenger air bags (SRS)
4-wheel 3-channel anti-lock braking system (ABS)
Shift lock system w/recessed/covered shift lock button
Front/rear 3-point safety belts
Padded instrument panel
Front/rear crumple zones
Side door beams
First aid kit located in trunk

Warranty

Warranty
Basic Miles/km 50,000
Basic Note All warranties w/zero deductible
Basic Years 4
Corrosion Miles/km Unlimited
Corrosion Years 6
Drivetrain Miles/km 70,000
Drivetrain Years 6
Roadside Assistance Note 24 hour roadside assistance

Other Specs

Cooling System
Total Cooling System Capacity (qts) 12.0
Electrical
Cold Cranking Amps @ 0° F (Primary) - TBD -
Maximum Alternator Capacity (amps) 80
Trailering
Dead Weight Hitch - Max Trailer Wt. (lbs) NA
Wt Distributing Hitch - Max Tongue Wt. (lbs) NA
Dead Weight Hitch - Max Tongue Wt. (lbs) NA
Wt Distributing Hitch - Max Trailer Wt. (lbs) NA
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