Toyota’s Lexus brand, will expand the range of SUV models. It is a new seven-seater model, which could carry TX tag. In addition, the company will offer a redesigned 2016 Lexus RX SUV model. Besides the redesign, the new RX, will get upgraded interior, and it will be easier due to the use of aluminum and composite materials. Such an upgraded and redesigned 2016 Lexus RX, will appear on the market in the second half of 2015.
When we mention the seven-seater SUV models, the Lexus brand, it should be noted GX 460 model. The fate of this model is uncertain. It was the announcement of its cancellation. Despite this, Lexus has decided to continue its production and expand new range of TX model. The new TX will be placed on a platform of Toyota Highlander model, while the vehicle design will be inspired by the 2016 Lexus RX 350 model.
2016 Lexus RX 350 – Redesign
RX SUV model is the best-selling SUV in the class luxury crossover SUV, the US market. For this reason, the company has high expectations of the new generation of models. As a representative of a new generation, 2016 RX 350, will be higher, according to the dimensions of its predecessor. Therefore space within the cab has been increased, and all 5 passengers will be accommodated comfortably. The new model will have a revised exterior appearance. That will lead the appearance of a new grille design and new LED headlights. In addition to the redesign, and systems will be upgraded. An improved the management system, navigation system, and equipment is better and more modern. As before, the offer will be RX 350 and RX 450h models.
So far, the use of aluminum was present only in making bonnets. From the aspect of savings in production and reducing vehicle weight, Lexus has decided to increase the amount of aluminum in the preparation of the vehicle. 2016 Lexus RX, will get the tailgates and the closures of aluminum. Considering the redesign and improvement of vehicle price of $ 52,000 does not seem high. Of course, that’s the price of the basic version, while the price of top version, ranges out of $ 60,000, the US market.
Although the RX 350 mid-size SUV model, its performance overshadowed end models. Despite the fact, there are indications that the 2016 Lexus RX 350 will be offered with upgraded engines. It was upgraded high-performance V8 engine with 350 hp. Besides the standard variant, it is possible version of the F Sport Performance trim, as well as a hybrid version.