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A New Face of Old Lexus: RX Soft-Roader Debuted in New York

Lexus RX was unveiled at the New York Motor Show 2015. Sales of the model are expected to start later this year. The new SUV has got a bit longer, wider and taller dimensions than the current model, and has restyled and redesigned slightly.

Facing its fourth generation, the restyled RX obtains more aggressive and innovative design compared to its previous models. Its base is more conservative, it features more angular treats including uniquely designed 20-inch wheels, the sharp taillights, a new panoramic sunroof and the huge, oversized grille. An extended wheelbase provides more space to its occupants. The whole sportier interior is dramatically updated; the RX can offer 12.3-inch digital infotainment system, a head-up display, Lane Departure System, Blind Spot Monitoring System with adaptive lightning and panoramic video options available. This year model provides not only more space but also enhanced equipment for its buyers maintaining the place in Top Luxury Toyota division.

Compared to the class rivals, BMW X5, Mercedes-Benz GLE or Range Rover Sport, the 2016 Lexus soft-roader features a hybrid 300bhp powertrain equipped by 3.5-liter V6 engine paired with 8-speed automatic transmission. After showcasing in New York, the restyled RX will land auto shows and showrooms in 2015.