Lexus India showcases the new Lexus RX SUV at the ongoing Auto Expo 2023 which will soon be launched in the country. The new Lexus RX SUV will now be made available in a 5-seat layout even though the previous product that retailed in India highlighted 7-seats. The 2023 Lexus RX is primarily based on the new GA-K platform, which also underpins the Lexus ES and the Lexus NX SUV. On top of that, the new RX also features a absolutely clean exterior and a present day cabin with the most up-to-date tech even though the company’s LS3.+ basic safety functions make it just one of the safest cars and trucks in the Lexus variety. Lexus has announced that it is accepting booknigs for the new RX from January 11 with price ranges to be unveiled by the close of the quarter. Deliveries, meanwhile, are established to start from the 2nd quarter of 2023.
The fifth-gen RX follows an evolutionary design and style around its predecessor. The nose is characterised by the Lexus trademark spindle grille – now that includes a mesh structure flanked by sleeker headlamps with angular DRLs. In profile, the SUV continue to attributes the coupe-Esque roofline with the window line extending into a blacked-out area on the C-pillar. The wheel arches to are additional rounded as opposed to the latest design whilst round the back again an integrated spoiler sits previously mentioned the rear windscreen and the tail lamps are connected by way of a comprehensive-width lightbar.
Inside of, the cabin of the new Lexus RX sees an evolution in design with a new 14-inch touchscreen now neatly built-in into the centre console. The driver far too receives a digital screen in the instrument panel with the total design supplying the cabin a a lot cleaner look. Space too is up as compared to the older model with the wheelbase up by 60 mm in excess of the outgoing model.
Coming to the motor line-up. The new Lexus RX will get a decision of hybrid solutions. The RX 350h makes use of a 2.5-litre obviously aspirated engine in conjunction with an electrical motor. Also in the line-up is a new RX450h+ plug-in hybrid though the top-stop RX500h attributes a turbo-petrol motor operating in conjunction with electric motors for the initially time in a Lexus.