A lot less than a working day right before its expose, Lexus has specified us yet another brief glimpse at the fifth-era RX SUV in a sequence of shadowy quick looping teaser films.
As beforehand verified, Lexus programs to globally unveil the new RX on June 1, at 10AM AEST.
As opposed to a past cropped teaser graphic, a person of these new films shows the complete entrance of the forthcoming RX.
Up entrance, the new RX retains the company’s signature huge spindle grille which is flanked by headlights that have the regular L-shaped daytime operating gentle signature. There are also substantial facet air intakes and a sporty entrance bumper lip.
This front bumper style and design seems to be like an enlarged version of the unit fitted to the Lexus NX mid-measurement SUV in F Sport guise.
About the back again, the other teaser demonstrates the full-width gentle bar that types the lighting signature down back again.
We’re still to see the side profile of the new RX, nor a a few-quarter profile. If current Lexus models are anything to go by, it’s envisioned the new RX will have toned-down design elements with smoother creases and rounder surfaces than its angular predecessor.
Lexus is continue to remaining limited-lipped about a lot of of the specifics for the new RX, including what will be below the bonnet.
The recent RX is offered with 3 choices: a 2.-litre turbocharged four-cylinder generating 175kW of electricity in the RX300, a 3.5-litre V6 manufacturing 216kW in the RX350, and a 3.5-litre V6 hybrid developing a overall procedure output of 230kW in the RX450h.
Although a hybrid is a lot more or fewer guaranteed to be component of the fifth-generation assortment, it could use the 2.5-litre 4-cylinder hybrid setup that is now utilized in the NX, as a substitute of the present-day V6 hybrid.
A plug-in hybrid (PHEV) model could also be available as effectively like the latest-technology NX.
The inside of this new RX is most likely likely to search similar to the new NX as effectively. It’ll most most likely have the NX’s 14.-inch touchscreen and get rid of the track-pad design and style infotainment set up.
It is unclear how lots of seats the fifth-generation RX will have. The current RX has 5 seats as regular, but there is also the RX L which has a more time rear overhand to accommodate a third row of seats.
A report from April 2022 indicated Lexus is organizing to launch a new model, dubbed the TX, which will sit earlier mentioned the RX. The TX will be crafted in Indiana alongside the forthcoming stretched version of the Toyota Highlander, which is also regarded as the Kluger domestically.
The TX, as effectively as the Toyota Grand Highlander, is claimed to attribute a more time wheelbase and up to eight seats throughout 3 rows.
The Lexus RX is the luxurious automaker’s 2nd prime-advertising motor vehicle domestically. It’s also the third major-promoting large luxury SUV as properly.
Up until eventually April 2022, Lexus sold a total of 564 RX models. It was outsold by the BMW X5 (913 income) and the Mercedes-Benz GLE wagon (703 income), but outsold the likes of the Land Rover Defender (533 profits), Audi Q7 (401 profits), and the Volvo XC90 (248 income).
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