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Lexus diesel models could be in the pipeline
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Lexus diesel models could be in the pipeline

Lexus is a brand that has built its name upon hybrid powertrains for the most part, but CarAdvice has learned that diesel isn’t necessarily off the table. For luxury brands, big-growth markets involving SUVs sees diesel make up the majority of sales...


Lexus RX seven-seat SUV is in demand, says chief engineer
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Lexus RX seven-seat SUV is in demand, says chief engineer

There’s been talk of a new-generation, seven-seat version of the Lexus RX for years, and dealers have been crying out for it for even longer. A new seven-seat Lexus SUV may bear a new name, too. Rather than being sold as the RX with seven seats as an option, there are rumours the vehicle will be called the TX, because the body of the car will need significant modification to get to that usability...


2016 Lexus RX : Preliminary specifications announced
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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 Review
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2016 Lexus RX Review

The 2016 Lexus RX is a car that takes a new angle when it comes to attracting buyers. Or does it?


2016 Lexus RX200t revealed at Shanghai auto show
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2016 Lexus RX200t revealed at Shanghai auto show

The second-ever turbocharged Lexus model - the all-new Lexus RX200t - has been uncovered at the 2015 Shanghai auto show. The Lexus RX - which was revealed in production guise at the recent New York auto show - was given its turbocharged debut at the Chinese mega show alongside the updated Lexus ES luxury sedan. It's powered by the same 2...


2016 Lexus RX revealed
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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
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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 RX could become a seven-seater
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Lexus RX could become a seven-seater

The Lexus RX may be offered with an extra row of seating in the future to help differentiate it from the company’s new NX SUV. Toyota’s luxury arm staged the international launch of the new NX in Canada this week. Although the NX is smaller than the RX, it offers the same five-seat layout while there is also similar interior space and a bigger boot...


Lexus RX and GS hybrids join NSW Police fleet
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Lexus RX and GS hybrids join NSW Police fleet

The Lexus RX SUV and Lexus GS luxury sedan have been added to the NSW Police Force fleet. The Lexus RX450h and GS450h petrol-electric models are to be used in the southern parts of NSW, with coverage from the Royal National Park near Wollongong to the Kosciuszko National Park and NSW snowfields as part of NSW Police's Road Safe and Snow Safe campaigns...


Lexus seven-seat SUV planned for 2016
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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...


Toyota Harrier: Japan-only SUV hints at future Lexus RX
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Toyota Harrier: Japan-only SUV hints at future Lexus RX

The first images of the new Toyota Harrier have been released, potentially hinting at the styling of the next-generation Lexus RX. Due to debut at November's Tokyo motor show and go on sale exclusively in Japan by the end of 2013, the third-generation Toyota Harrier crossover will feature a hybrid powertrain, with details to be released closer to it unveiling...


Lexus baby SUV inevitable, says company
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Lexus baby SUV inevitable, says company

A compact Lexus SUV that will compete with the likes of the Audi Q3 and BMW X1 is inevitable owing to stricter emissions regulations, says the Japanese luxury brand. The smaller sibling to the Lexus RX and LandCruiser-based LX570 has been rumoured for a while and the company has previously admitted it's keen to build it without officially confirming its existence in the product pipeline...


Lexus RX recall: 150,000 SUVs affected by floor mat defect in the US
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Lexus RX recall: 150,000 SUVs affected by floor mat defect in the US

The recall of more than 150,000 Lexus RX SUVs in the US to correct another unintended acceleration problem caused by the vehicles' floor mats could become the subject of an official investigation by the US Government's vehicle safety authority. The recall affects a total of 154,036 vehicles sold in the US built between November 28, 2008 and September 1, 2010, including 131,799 Lexus RX350s and 22,237 Lexus RX450h hybrids...


2012 Lexus RX official images leaked: F Sport revealed
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2012 Lexus RX official images leaked: F Sport revealed

Official images of the facelifted Lexus RX have leaked online ahead of the luxury soft-roader’s debut at this week’s Geneva motor show. Today’s photos give us our second look at the revised RX line, following leaked brochure images that surfaced last month...


Lexus RX facelift revealed in leaked brochure images
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Lexus RX facelift revealed in leaked brochure images

Images of the Lexus RX facelift from a Japanese brochure have been leaked ahead of the luxury SUV’s anticipated unveiling at the 2012 Geneva motor show in March. The refreshed RX350 and RX450h models embrace the Japanese brand’s new corporate look, incorporating the striking spindle grille, revised front bumper and LED-infused headlights...


Lexus sells its 15,000th RX in Australia
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Lexus sells its 15,000th RX in Australia

Lexus has scored a huge milestone for its RX model today selling its 15,000th example in Australia. The timing could not have been better for CarAdvice either with the all-new third generation RX 350 Sports Luxury currently on test in far eastern Victoria. Launched in Australia in 2003, the RX 330 was the first vehicle in Australia to offer reversing cameras as standard...


2009 Lexus RX new model spied in Australia
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2009 Lexus RX new model spied in Australia

Spotted at a service station near Toyota's Melbourne headquarters, the all new Lexus RX350 has been taped up ahead of its Australian launch. The new look Lexus RX range will feature the RX350 with carryover, 204kW V6 engine, along with the RX450h which will now use a 3.5-litre V6 engine, opposed to the outgoing 3.3-litre V6...


Lexus reveals 2009 RX SUV range
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Lexus reveals 2009 RX SUV range

Lexus has unveiled the new-generation RX 350 and hybrid RX 450h at the Los Angeles International Auto Show. The RX 450h will become the catalyst for an all-hybrid European line-up, taking advantage of tax benefits and cost incentives for green vehicles. However in Australia, the RX 350 will also be available from the first quarter of 2009, boasting a DOHC 3...


2009 Lexus RX spy photos
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2009 Lexus RX spy photos

The current Lexus RX range has been around since 2003 and it's beginning to show its age. Australia was first introduced to the RX range with the arrival of the RX330 which was followed by the RX350 in 2006. The RX400h currently tops the range. However, Lexus is working on a new RX...