2017 Lexus RX 450h

Saturday, January 9th 2016. | Lexus

As a new generation manufactured by Lexus, the 2017 Lexus RX 450h introduce the third row of seats for the first time ever. It caused the car will have a long-wheelbase. Besides that, the cabin of this car will be roomy n order to satisfy huge demand for it. This new vehicle will arrive thoroughly redesign both outside and inside. Besides that, 2017 RX 450h also offers an extended wheelbase variant in the next two years.

2017 RX 450h Rear Angle

Design

If we talk about the exterior design, the latest Lexus RX 450h will have substantial changes compared to the previous model. There is the striking styling that comes with the giant spindle grille. It will bring the 2017 Lexus RX 450h to the brand’s latest design philosophy. Possibility this car will also have a floating roof that thanks to the blacked-out C pillars. Compared with the previous model, the latest Lexus RX 450h will come out with a more angular look.

Apart from that, the interior side of this car will have a more evolutionary transformation. There will be more space for the passengers and the legroom, so it will make the 2017 Lexus RX 450h more comfort and convenience in driving. The wheelbase will be enhanced to be longer 19 inches. Some new features will also complete this car. Then, the rear seats will have heated technology. On the front headrests, we will find a new 11.6 inches touch screen display. It will have a 60/40-split power folding second row.

Engine

The new model of Lexus RX 450h will use a 3.5 liter V6 engine. The engine will work together with an electric motor. As the result, the engine is able to generate output of 300 horsepower for the 2017 Lexus RX 450h. Then the power will be sent to the front wheel drive. To reach the better quality performance, the engine will be combined with an8-speed automatic transmission. Based on the rumor, actually the Atkinson-cycle conventional V6 engine based on the enhanced 3.5 liter V6 that is found in the RX 350. Besides that, it expected will be available all wheel drive configuration. However, there is no information about the fuel consumption of this car.

Price and Release Date

As a new generation, there are rumor mentions that the 2017 Lexus RX 450h will arrive in the showrooms around in the middle of 2016. This car will come out with the competitive and affordable price. Unfortunately, the price tag of this new vehicle cannot be estimated, so it is still mysterious.