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2018 Lexus RX Spied


The all new 2018 Lexus RX continues a long line of luxury cars that has spanned a couple of time now, it is expected that it will retain as much of what it is known for as much as possible. One thing that is bound to stand out in the car is its unique design that was introduced by Lexus for its car models. The fact is that it may not come with radical changes; however, Lexus lovers can be sure of getting some real upgrades especially with the interior and exterior of the car. A look at images of the car will reveal to you that the car has not lost its premium looking shape; also, the upscale look is not lost thus helping it retain its reputation as car that is meant for those who value top auto quality.

2018 Lexus RX spyshots

2018 Lexus RX Changes, Exterior

The new 2018 RX comes with the refreshed exterior that makes it at the top level in its category. In a category where you are bound to find a number of cars appearing rather shapeless and out of sorts, it indeed seeks to make a difference. Another thing about the car is the fact that it is bound to retain some of the features of the outgoing model, among other features that are bound to be retained in the car is the grille that is found in the front of the car. Furthermore, the car comes flanked by headlamps that are Triple L, LED daylight running lamps as well as LED fog lamps.

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Another quite obvious feature with the car is the fact that it also comes with a floating roof line design that in a way tapers near the roof pillar and thus give it the look of a coupe. The total design of the car makes it one of the most fashionable of its class in the market. Also, there are no real changes that have been made as regards the new Lexus. It is also bound to have a length of about 192.5 inches as well as a wheelbase of a length of about 109.8 inches, it also has a height of 67.7 inches, as well as a width of 74.6 inches.

Lexus RX 2018 Interior

When it comes to the inside of the next-gen Lexus RX, you can be sure to find an interior that is calm and well ordered on the inside. You can be sure to find in it a car that is well ordered with its entire component finding them just in the right position within the car. Also, you will find out that the trim of the door as well as the dash design seemed to be borrowed from the GS and IS sports variant. The dash design comes with an orientation that is quite horizontal as well as curves that are asymmetrical. Furthermore, it is worthy of note to state that the interior is orientated for the driver, also the car cabin has a neat and well-designed feel.

2018 Lexus RX spied

Safety features

The outgoing model of the car may not have been all that impressive in terms of safety, however, the next-gen Lexus RX comes with some rather unique features in the safety compartment. These features include adaptive cruise control, automatic braking system, the lane keeping the assistant software as well as departure warning system. Also, you are bound to find high beaming headlamps. Furthermore, it comes with ten airbags, driver knee bags as well as an anti-submarine airbag. Finally, the car comes with a unique camera for the purpose of the rear view.

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Engine

The all new Lexus RX 2018 comes with a choice of V6 engine that gives you either a front wheel or all-wheel drive experience depending on your choice. Also, you have the hybrid variant that comes in an all wheel drive option. The V6 engine comes with an output of about 295 horsepower as well as 267-pound-feet of torque. The 2018 Lexus RX Hybrid makes use of a 3.5-litre V6 engine that has a 259 horsepower as well as 247-pound-feet of torque.

Price and release date

The upcoming Lexus RX is expected to be out at the beginning of the next year. Although at the moment, there is no real concrete news as regards when the car will be released, it is been speculated that the car is been prepared for the purpose been released at the start of the year 2018 thus marking an introduction to the newest updates that the latest Lexus comes with. When it comes to the price segment, it is expected that the car will not have much of a hike in this regard. It is expected that the car will be worth around $44,000 which is not quite different from the outgoing model. For the USA market, the units will have RX 350 and RX 450 names.

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2018 Lexus RX spy shots

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