2016 Lexus RX Hybrid

By | January 16, 2015

2016 Lexus RX is a fourth generation crossover that will have a larger vehicle dimensions. In the cabin was added the third row of seats that now can accommodate seven seats. The body will be built on an architecture that will be shared with the Toyota Avalon, Camry, Highlander and Lexus ES. Thanks to the use of aluminum and other lightweight materials comes to a reduction in total body weight. Elements such as the hood and doors are completely made of aluminum. The new design language brings spindle grille, new lights and sharper edges that will give a greater level of aggression. It is designed for suburban driving and after the sale is immediately behind Toyota models. The new RX will offer quality, luxury and excellent off-road performance which breathtaking.

2016 Lexus RX-front view

 2016 Lexus RX Engine

2016 Lexus RX under the hood hides several efficient power-trains. The base engine is a 2.0-liter turbocharged four-cylinder unit. In the offer will include a 3.5-liter V6 engine that generates about 270 horsepower. The hybrid drive will combine the V6 petrol engine with electric motors. The drive will be standard on the front wheels or all four wheels via a rear differential. The engine will be mated to a new eight-speed automatic transmission which replaced the hitherto six-speed transmission. Is expected to increase engine efficiency and reducing fuel consumption. In offer will be three versions of the model, as follows: RX 350, RX350F and RX450h. Other technical data will be published subsequently.

2016 Lexus RX-rear view

 2016 Lexus RX Competitors

2016 Lexus RX brings luxury interior with new materials and a spacious cabin. Expected standard equipment: touchscreen, navigation, automatic air conditioning, wireless communication, and more. On the list will be added to the new gadgets and items that will raise the level of comfort. The biggest competitors are: Audi Q7, Cadillac SRX, Infiniti QX60, Land Rover and Mercedes-Benz E-Class. The premiere is planned for April 2015 year at the Auto Show in New York, while in sale go in late 2015 year. Price will run about $ 46,000.

2016 Lexus RX-interior

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