2016 Lexus RX450h – 2015 Frankfurt Motor Show Live

Posted on: Sep 16, 2015 - 12:53am IST

Bold design falls in-line with the Lexus’s latest range.

The fourth generation Lexus RX has made its European debut at the 2015 IAA in Frankfurt, following its world premiere at the 2015 New York Auto Show. It is expected to arrive in showrooms by the end of 2015, and the variant showcased is the Lexus RX450h.

2016 Lexus RX450h front grille headlamp at IAA 2015

The exterior of the new Lexus RX drawn heavy influence from the company’s latest design philosophy, as seen in the characteristic Lexus Spindle grille, sleek headlamps with LED DRLs and an aggressive lower bumper. It features a floating roof design, LED taillights and dual exhaust tips. The 2016 Lexus RX is larger than the previous generation model, with a 50.8 mm increase in wheelbase.

2016 Lexus RX450h at IAA 2015

The 2016 Lexus RX comes with a premium and well-kitted interior, highlights being a flowing center console with silver trim, an analog clock between the central HVAC vents, new 3-spoke multifunction steering wheel design, and dual tone leather upholstery.

2016 Lexus RX450h rear three quarter at IAA 2015

It is also equipped with a 12.3 inch Lexus Enform infotainment display as standard, which is navigated via a mouse controller on the floor console.

2016 Lexus RX450h rear at IAA 2015

Under the hood, the 2016 Lexus RX450h packs a hybridized 3.5-liter V6 engine producing 313 PS. Other European markets will get the less-powerful turbocharged 2.0-liter four-cylinder engine with 245 PS and 350 Nm of torque, and a 3.5-liter V6 engine capable of 300 PS and 361 Nm of torque. It is mated to an 8-speed automatic transmission.

You can get more details in the press release below the gallery.

2016 Lexus RX450h at the 2015 Frankfurt Motor Show – Image Gallery

Euro-spec 2016 Lexus RX unveiled in Frankfurt – Press Release

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