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2015-16 Lexus RX200t, RX350, RX450h recalled for airbag fix

Luxury marque Lexus has issued a recall for its 2015 to 2016 model-year RX200t, RX350 and RX450h SUVs over concerns the front passenger airbag may not deploy correctly. According to the manufacturer, the front passenger airbag inflator may have been improperly welded and/or misassembled...

2016 Lexus RX gets ANCAP five-star score

The new Lexus RX large SUV — the company’s rival to the BMW X5 and co. — unsurprisingly received a maximum five-star ANCAP safety rating this week. Australia’s safety watchdog awarded the latest RX, launched at the end of 2015, a respectable 83 per cent in adult protection, 82 per cent in child protection, 79 per cent for pedestrian protection and 74 per cent for its preventative and active safety systems...

2016 Lexus RX pricing and specifications

The 2016 Lexus RX launches this week, bringing to the table far more aggressive styling, a thoroughly overhauled cabin, a new base turbo engine and some markedly higher pricing that sees the price of entry climb by almost $9000. Now in its fourth generation, the new Lexus RX brings the model properly in line with Lexus’ much bolder modern styling ethos...

Toyota boss talks down Lexus RX 7-seat potential - report

The global head of Toyota has hosed down talk of a longer seven-seat version of the new 2016 Lexus RX SUV. Despite the appearance of camouflaged RX SUVs in the US recently, Toyota president Akio Toyoda told press in Europe this week that seven-seat SUVs are the domain of the company’s volume-selling arm...

2016 Lexus RX : Preliminary specifications announced

The new 2016 Lexus RX will take a three-pronged approach to the large luxury SUV segment when it arrives in Australia in November this year. The brand has confirmed it will offer the entry-level RX200t, mid-spec RX350 and top-end RX450h when the car launches here, which makes Australia one of just three markets to take three different drivetrains globally...

2016 Lexus RX revealed

The fourth-generation Lexus RX has been revealed at the 2015 New York auto show in RX350 and RX450h guises. In the US, the RX350's 3.5-litre direct injection V6 is expected to deliver around 224kW of power, an improvement of 20kW over the current SUV. Power will be channeled to the ground via an eight-speed automatic instead of the presently used six-speed auto...

Lexus RX teased ahead of New York debut

The next-generation Lexus RX SUV has been previewed via a teaser image prior to its official unveiling at the New York motor show at the beginning of April. In the shadowy image of the car's flanks (above) it seems as though Lexus has given its crucial SUV its most radical redesign yet, with an interesting roof design, a new side window interpretation and the heavy use of contrasting surfaces...

Lexus seven-seat SUV planned for 2016

The Lexus SUV range could soon include a new mid-size seven-seat model, according to reports out of the US. The Japanese luxury brand currently offers both the RX mid-size five-seat SUV and the much larger eight-seat LX model which is based on the Toyota LandCruiser 200 Series, with the Toyota LandCruiser Prado-based GX model (not sold in Australia) splitting the difference...

Lexus NX200t, NX300h: trademark applications hint at new baby SUVs

Two pieces of the Lexus baby SUV puzzle appear to have fallen into place, with the revelation that parent company Toyota has filed trademark applications for the names NX200t and NX300h in the US and Canada. The four trademark applications, uncovered by My IS Lexus enthusiast forum member ‘k3vo’, were filed on October 15 by Toyota Motor Corporation “for use in association with automobiles and structural parts thereof”...

2007 Lexus RX350 SUV Upgrades

Lexus has released details of an upgrade to its more than succesful RX350 SUV. The updates to the Lexus RX350 include: driver and front-passenger seat heaters, a popular feature with customers in the cooler months. a new, sporty radiator grille and chromed exterior door handles.The bold new grille has fewer vertical bars than the superseded design, and has grey inserts...