Lexus RX 450h
In April we had the opportunity to meet the Lexus RX 2016, the fourth generation of Lexus SUV and the first hybrid SUV history. The new Lexus RX comes to the market to replace the current generation, on sale since 2009. The Frankfurt Motor Show is where the Lexus RX debut in European specification, of the marketing of the brand unveiled the first details.
One of the main versions of this new model will be Lexus RX 450h , with hybrid engine. As in the current generation has an atmospheric 3.5 V6 petrol engine, this time with direct fuel injection. The V6 is supported by two electric motors with a combined output that gets 313 horses, can flaunt an average consumption of 5.2 liters per 100 and CO2 emissions of 120 grams per kilometer.
will also come to Europe two further petrol engines, although these will not be offered in all markets and Lexus has not yet specified which will be those who receive them. On one side is the Lexus RX 200t, with the 2.0 turbo four-cylinder and on the other the Lexus RX 350 with 3.5 V6 petrol engine direct unyección. No figures specified either, but in the turbo 231 horses are expected, while in the V6 Nortemaérica also spends more than 300 horses.
Over the years, the Lexus RX still sells now outdated in some respects from its competitors. In this new generation technology deployment will be greater and among other things provide a multimedia system with screen 12.3 “wireless charger smartphones, léctrica tailgate opening by presence, vision cameras and other 360 elements already available in the outgoing model as the head-up display and adaptive cruise control.
The new Lexus RX begins production this month and in some countries and orders are welcome. The first units will be delivered to customers later this year.
Source – Lexus
From 69,600 euro
The First article details the new Lexus RX for Europe was originally published in Current Motor.