AUTO NEWS – New 2021 Lexus RX Premium Sport Version launched

New 2021 Lexus RX Premium Sport Version launched

The brand new Lexus RX Premium Sport Version is a special-edition model of the Japanese model’s flagship SUV, that includes a handful of styling tweaks and a few extra customary tools. 

Like the usual Lexus RX, the Premium Sport Version is out there in a alternative of two wheelbases and three seating layouts. Costs for the most cost effective five-seat short-wheelbase mannequin begin from £57,165.

Above that, there are two long-wheelbase RX L variants, one with seven seats and one with six. Costs for the previous begin from £57,855, whereas the latter (which options two particular person seats rather than the rear bench) is priced from £59,105.

Styling adjustments over the usual Lexus RX embody black 20-inch alloy wheels, a brand new black entrance splitter and black replacements for the automobile’s radiator grille and door mirror caps.

Inside, the seats are trimmed in a mix of black and white leather-based, and the dashboard options black open-pore walnut inserts. The identical wooden trim is used for the steering wheel, and the door playing cards even have built-in ambient lights.

There’s a bit extra expertise on board, too, together with heated entrance and rear seats, a head-up show and a panoramic sunroof for the five-seat mannequin.

Lexus’ RX Premium Pack additionally comes as customary, and provides a heated steering wheel, electrically adjustable seats with a reminiscence perform, a power-operated tailgate and a pair of auto-folding, auto-dimming facet mirrors. 

The specification is rounded off by a full complement of driver-assistance expertise, which incorporates lane-keeping help, adaptive cruise management, traffic-sign recognition and a rear cross-traffic-alert system with an auto-brake perform.

Like the usual mannequin, there’s just one hybrid powertrain accessible. It’s badged the RX 450h, and it’s a 3.5-litre V6 that’s linked to an electrical motor and a compact battery pack. 

The system develops a mixed output of 309bhp and 335Nm of torque, which is sufficient to give the five-seat mannequin a 0–62mph time of seven.7 seconds. Extra importantly, Lexus says the engine will ship as much as 35.7mpg on the WLTP mixed cycle.

Now click on right here to examine one other one in all Lexus’s special-edition fashions – the LC Black Inspiration…

AUTO NEWS – New 2021 Lexus RX Premium Sport Version launched


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