Lexus RX 2015 – 2016 review

The new Lexus RX 2015 continues the tradition of his predecessors and boasts a huge range of innovative solutions and advanced technologies to ensure the safety, comfort and driving pleasure crossover premium. All innovations, specifications, new exterior and interior design explain in detail. In the meantime, some figures from the history of previous generations ” X-er. ”

Lexus RX 2015 - 2016 review

The first generation Lexus RX appeared in 1998, and became the ancestor of mid-size crossovers premium. In 2003, the market came second generation Lexus PX (in our opinion the best of all), he was replaced in 2008 came the third generation Lexus RX. During the release of the three previous generations sold more than 2.1 million. Copies crossover RX. Following last 2014 Russian motorists purchased crossovers 6690 Lexus RX. Well champion on sales – the North American market, which annually sells about 100,000 ” X-er. ”

Lexus RX 2015 - 2016 review

Let’s start with the exterior of the new generation Lexus RX 2015. Our readers may consider yourself a new body design premium crossover placed in the review of photos and videos. We will try to focus on the details of the exterior, but start with the size of the body of the fourth generation RX.

Lexus RX 2015 - 2016 review

External dimensions constitute Lexus RX 2015 4890 mm long, 1895 mm wide, 1690 mm in height, 2790 mm wheelbase of 180 mm and a clearance (clearance). When you install the standard 235/65 R18 rubber and option tires 235/55 R20 for stylish alloy 18 and 20-inch wheels front wheel track width – 1640 mm, rear track – 1630 mm. The new RX has outgrown its predecessor in almost all areas: increase in length is as much as 120 mm of which 50 mm fell to increase the size of the wheelbase, width 10 mm, and a height of only novelty was less than 30 mm. Previous third generation Lexus RX admirers premium Japanese brand was blamed for boring and bland appearance. Even restyled model, conducted in 2012, only a little embellished crossover.

 

The new fourth generation Lexus RX looks simply stunning. The monumental front bumper with huge brand falshradiatornoy grille, reminiscent of an hourglass. Strict headlamps with integrated housing corners LED lights, charismatic vyshtampovki on the bonnet, flowing wings wave, neat mirrors on high legs – this is a crossover front.

Lexus RX 2015 - 2016 review

In profile, the body is remarkable: a long hood and predatory littered back windshield frame, large side doors, soaring dome roof, weighty feed unusual shape. And how cool look powerful and vyshtampovki ribs on the side of the body, wheel arches filled with huge wheels. Behind the new premium SUV Lexus RX flaunt stylish L-shaped marker lights with LEDs, compact tailgate with strongly tilted glass, topped with a spoiler and bumper clipped. In short, the appearance of a new, fourth generation of the account “er-X’s” fantastically stylish and attractive. We should also mention the tough and durable frame structure Body Japanese crossover and modern complex security systems Lexus Safety System +. So the new car literally sees everything and everyone around him, alone is capable of braking and speed dial, follow the blind zone and line marking.

Lexus RX 2015 - 2016 review

The interior of the new Lexus RX 2015-2016 years cozy, stylish and high quality. The driver with exemplary ergonomics: compact, multifunction steering wheel, stylish dashboard, color head-up display, a multimedia complex with a 12.3-inch color screen mounted on top of the front panel to move to the horizontal plane of the floor of the tunnel handle the transmission control, competent and comfortable placing new joystick Remote Touch, as well as handles engine management and transmission.

Lexus RX 2015 - 2016 review

With the optional F Sport package is available and juicier driving mode Sport S +. The rear seats are equipped with a separate electrically folding backrest, heated seats extreme side, and as an option you can order a pair of color screens diagonal of 11.6 inches. Places with an enviable margin to accommodate three passengers.

Lexus RX 2015 - 2016 review

Specifications of the fourth generation of premium crossover Lexus RX 2015 involve the use of platforms predecessor with fully independent suspension scheme – front strut McPherson, and rear double wishbones. But retuned suspension for better handling and stable behavior of the crossover when driving at high speed. Most interestingly, the new Lexus RX is now offered Adaptive Variable Suspension (adaptive chassis) with shock absorbers, capable to adapt to the different modes of motion and the road surface, and reduce body roll when cornering. The fourth generation of premium Japanese crossover Lexus PX is offered with two power units. The petrol version of the Lexus RX 350 is equipped with a 3.5-liter V6 (300 hp) is paired with 8 automatic transmission. The hybrid version of Lexus RX 450h is driven by a gasoline 3.5-liter engine running on the Atkinson cycle, and a pair of electric motors, automatic transmission, electronically controlled E-CVT.

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