Lexus introduced a new crossover built on the basis of RX. This is an elongated version of the main cabin with three rows of seats. The novelty, received the designation L, debuted at the Auto Show in Los Angeles.
The model is available in a six- and seven-seater cabin configuration.
The range of engines of the new product includes a petrol unit V6 and a hybrid power plant.
The length of the Lexus RX L is five meters, which is 110 millimeters more than the usual modification. The remaining dimensions remained unchanged.
The third row of seats is installed just below the second, which increases the legroom for passengers. Access to it is carried out with the help of the lever, which shifts and folds the seats of the second row.
How much the luggage compartment has changed is not reported.
The crossover is equipped with a 3.6-liter V6 engine. The output of the unit is 294 horsepower and 357 Nm of torque.
The engine is combined with an 8-speed automatic transmission.
The top modification received a hybrid power unit. It includes:
- 3.5-liter petrol engine;
- two electric motors;
- variable speed drive;
The total output of the unit is 312 horsepower.
For the top version there are four modes of control electronics: standard, sporty, economical and electric, in which the crossover can only move a few kilometers on electric traction. Exact power reserve is not reported.
The list of equipment Lexus RX L includes:
- electric adjustment of the front seats in 10 directions;
- three-zone climate control;
- noise-absorbing windshield;
- leather trim;
- multimedia system with an eight-inch display and nine speakers;
- electric tailgate.
The top version is completed:
- 20-inch wheel disks;
- heating the steering wheel;
- background illumination of the cabin;
- multimedia system with 12.3-inch display and navigation;
- an audio system with surround sound and 15 speakers.
The crossover will go on sale before the end of 2017.