New 4th generation RX

OLYMPUS DIGITAL CAMERAPetaling Jaya, 12 November 2015 – The new Lexus RX offering six variants was unveiled today Akio Takeyama, deputy chairman, Datuk Ismet Suki, president, UMW Toyota Motor Sdn Bhd, guests and the media.

“The RX stands for Radiant Crossover, and that is exactly what the Lexus RX is: Radiant. The all-new Lexus RX is another groundbreaking introduction to the Lexus line-up,” said Akio Takeyama.

“While it is wrapped with an attractive and elegant design, the all new Lexus RX also comes with redesigned hybrid and petrol powertrains, sophisticated safety technologies, drivers’ aids as well as new convenience and technology features, making Lexus RX the best-selling Lexus sport-utility vehicle (SUV) offering to date,” said Datul Ismet Suki.

“Our aim is to sell 700 units in 2016,” he added.

The variants are RX200t Premium, RX200t Luxury, RX200t F SPORT, RX350 Luxury, RX350 F SPORT and RX450h, the range now has three new exterior colours: Graphite Black GF (Glass Flake), Amber CS (Crystal Shine) and Deep Blue MC (Mica).

The RX200t variants are powered by a 2.0-liter turbocharged and direct-injected inline 4-cylinder petrol engine, and a 6-speed automatic transmission, while RX 350 has a 3.5-liter direct-injected V-6 petrol engine mated to an 8-speed automatic transmission. The upgraded RX 450h hybrid is now powered by a 3.5-liter direct-injected V-6 petrol engine with improved hybrid powertrain.

The on-the-road price without insurance for the improved RX ranges for private registration from RM388, 800 for RX 200t Premium to RM520, 200 for the RX 450h hybrid.