video, image, data sheet, engine, output and price

video, image, data sheet, engine, output and price

There The new Lexus RX 2023 was officially presented on 1 June 2022. It is the fifth generation of SUVs of the luxury brand of Toyota Group. The new style it replaces the current Lexus RX released in 2015. Do you remember when it was presented in a Hollywood commercial with Jude Law at the wheel, in the spectacular setting of the French Riviera?

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They have passed seven years from the previous generation, a long time for a premium model. Now we can preview the first images of The new Lexus RX 2023 and analyze it design.

The proportions are large and sharp. The big remains ahead hourglass grillecharacteristic feature of Lexus models, but loses the showy chrome in favor of a rhomboid shape and a three-dimensional structure. With the black end pillar there is a suspension effect of the roof that descends like on an SUV coupé.

The LED matrix lights have a typical “L” shape while on the back the luminous signature extends horizontally. There GA-K platform – used for The new NX – has been redesigned to allow both lengthening the wheel and adopting the system multilink suspension strong but the size remain the same as the previous generation.

The front pillar changes which is now longer as well as a larger engine hood and also saves 90 kg of weight. Measurements of new RX 2023 they are 4.89 meters long, 1.92 meters wide, 1.71 meters tall and 2.85 meters wheelbase. Alloy wheels can be 19″ or 21″.

Lexus RX 2023 roof

Premium SUV interior and infotainment

The recipe for the interior is to have as great ergonomics as possible, to integrate many keys on 14” central display.. Here we find the infotainment system, cloud navigation and OTA update thanks to the integrated SIM card and compatibility with Apple CarPlay and Android Auto.

The climate control controls are different, as are those placed for the automatic gearbox selector in the central tunnel. Plenty of dedicated item holders as well as wireless smartphone charging and USB sockets.

Proverb quality to build of Lexus which is ideal for the quality materials used for the passenger compartment. Space also for those who want to make a different choice for the interior trim and the possibility of synthetic leather materials also for the steering wheel and automatic gear lever.

Lexus RX 2023 interior

A full hybrid, plug-in and high-performance hybrid

There are three variants of the combination of new RX 2023. We start from the entry version: the RX 350h which relies on a 2.5-liter hot engine Atkinson cycle and is connected to two electric motors, one for each axle, to obtain a four-wheel drive. Absolute power is 245 hpit is managed by a continuously variable e-Cvt gearbox for acceleration from 0-100 km/h in 8 seconds and a claimed fuel consumption of 6.4 – 6.7 l/100 km.

A new generation brings hybrid sealing technology and version RX 450h+. The total power of the system is 306 hp with 0-100 km / h covered in 7 seconds. The 18.1 kWh lithium-ion battery is added to the same architecture that allows a electric freedom of about 65 km. The on-board charger is 6.6 kW and allows a full charge in 3 hours.

The sports hybrid version is also new Lexus RX 500h. This high-performance model combines a 2.4-liter turbocharged four-cylinder hybrid module with a 6-speed automatic transmission for 371 hp of power and 0-100 km/h can be reached in just 6 seconds. 500h can also be imported F-Sport trim and four-wheel steering (back turns up to 4 °) and system Directly 4 which equalizes the torque between the two axles in succession.

Lexus RX 2023 front

Advanced driving assistance

On top-wheeled flagships like the RX i security systems It is among the highest available on the market. Standard package Lexus+ Safety System includes a pre-collision system and detection of cyclists, motorcycles and other objects in the trajectory even in the event of a turn. Adaptive cruise control not only keeps the speed but also the vehicle in the middle of the road. Driving can also be automatic with an additional package that allows you to change lanes on the road or around obstacles in the event of an emergency.

Optional Save the monitors which monitors the driver’s condition through a camera above the steering wheel. In case of danger can slow down or stop the car, directly call for help.

If desired, then, the security devices used can be expanded through a further package that adds automatic operation for changing lanes on the road or in an emergency, when a change of direction is required to avoid obstacles. The electronic door opening system is integrated with blind spot monitoring. So if a cyclist or a car approaches, the RX prevents the door from opening. It is clear that there is no shortage of 360 ° cameras and parking sensors.

Lexus RX 2023 side view

Issued with a price list

Orders are open on the website Lexus and only 300 euros in advance to book The new Lexus RX 2023. First deliveries are expected between the end of the year and the first quarter of 2023 but Price list not yet available.

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