When this crossover originally came in 1997, it was the one of the extremely first models to become classified as luxury crossover, so we can even say that this model established a entire new segment in car industry. Original model was compact, while next model grew in its size and presently Lexus RX is a mid-size SUV. There are four generations of this luxury crossover so far. The newest model is coming as 2016 year model, so it is hard to expect larger modifications for 2017 Lexus RX, since it will be its second year of production.
2017 Lexus RX Details
New generation debuted at the final New York International Auto Show and it comes as 2016 year model. The 2017 Lexus RX will feature all of the changes that came with this redesign. New model is fully redesigned and it comes with lots of significant changes in all aspects. In terms of visual appearance, new model comes in new design language. Beside sharper edges and more angular lines, new model comes with new front fascia.
The 2017 RX will feature revised, bolder spindle grille and new, L-shaped headlights. New model also comes larger than its predecessor, it is longer for about five inches. This can provide the possibility for any three rows of seats. This three-row version is the greatest novelty for 2017 Lexus RX. Beside this, we could see also some minor changes, which include new color options, new standard and optional features and so forth.
2017 Lexus RX Under The Hood
The 2017 Lexus RX is going to be available in two variants, when it is about powertrain. The base model is going to be powered by 3.5 liter V6 petrol engine, which outputs around 300 horsepower. This exceptional crossover is going to be also accessible in hybrid variant. This system are going to be consisted of similar petrol unit and three electric motors. Two of those motors will transfer their power to front wheels, every engine for one wheel, while third one will power rear wheels. Total output will be also about 300 horses. The 2017 RX will use Toyota’s new 8-speed automatic transmission.
2017 Lexus RX Release Date and Price
The 2017 Lexus RX is anticipated to come later next year. When it is about price, base model is expected to cost slightly significantly less than 42.000 dollars.