2023 Lexus RX (L-R) RX 350h Sports Luxury, RX 500h F Sport Performance and RX 350 F Sport.

ELECTRIFIED POWERTRAINS LEAD ALL-NEW RX LINEUP

3 February 2023

ELECTRIFIED POWERTRAINS LEAD THE WAY IN ALL-NEW RX LINEUP

Electrified powertrains headline the all-new Lexus RX lineup, with the RX 350h hybrid the new entry point and the range-topping RX 500h F Sport Performance the new hybrid hero.

The RX 500h F Sport Performance is not only the most powerful hybrid SUV yet offered by Lexus in Australia, but it also redefines the Lexus Driving Signature with a host of dynamic performance enhancements.

Steering, braking and handling have all been sports-tuned on the RX 500h F Sport Performance, taking it beyond the mild sporting modifications associated with traditional F Sport variants.

The fifth-generation family-sized Lexus SUV has been completely reimagined and redesigned, with all variants looking sharper on the road and offering new levels of comfort, refinement and driving enjoyment.

2023 Lexus RX (L-R) RX 350h Sports Luxury and RX 500h F Sport Performance.

Lexus Australia Chief Executive John Pappas said the launch of the all-new RX is exciting given the model's popularity and significance in this market.

"RX is synonymous with Lexus in Australia. It has helped forge the Lexus brand here, pioneering the luxury SUV concept and winning customers with its refined luxury and thoughtful design.

"The all-new RX builds on the model's long-standing qualities but now encapsulates it in a thoroughly modern and more sporting package that still delivers high on comfort and elegance."

2023 Lexus RX 500h F Sport Performance

The all-new Lexus RX is priced from $87,5001 plus on-road costs for the RX 350h Luxury hybrid and tops out at $126,0001 plus on-road costs for the RX 500h F Sport Performance.

The range-topper features a high-performance 2.4-litre turbocharged petrol engine in a parallel hybrid arrangement - a Lexus first - producing 273kW and mated to a six-speed automatic transmission and DIRECT4 all-wheel drive (AWD), while the RX 350h with its intelligent hybrid powertrain makes 184kW and is offered with either two-wheel drive (2WD) or AWD which adds $4,500.

Aside from the entry and high-performance hybrid powertrains, buyers can choose the RX 350 F Sport with turbocharged performance petrol engine producing 205kW and 430Nm with electronically controlled AWD grip for a traditional sporty flavour. It is priced from $99,9001 plus on-road costs.

2023 Lexus RX 500h F Sport Performance

Generously appointed Luxury grade as standard

The RX 350h 2WD and AWD come with Luxury grade as standard and are generously appointed. They have bi-LED headlamps, daytime running lamps (DRLs), front and rear fog lamps, heated and driver's side auto-dimming exterior mirrors, rear privacy glass, roof rails and 19-inch alloy wheels with a five-spoke design combining a bright machined finish and dark grey metallic surface treatment.

All new-generation RX models feature safe exit assist (SEA) incorporating new e-latch electrically activated door handles which can detect cyclists or vehicles passing close to the vehicle and can keep the door closed to avoid a collision.

The blend of sharp styling and strong specification continues inside the cabin, with Luxury grades receiving heated, eight-way adjustable front seats with two-way power lumbar adjustment, synthetic leather trim, three-zone climate control with nanoeX®2 air purification, rear air vents, easy access steering wheel with electrically adjustable steering column, paddle shifters, interior illumination, auto-dimming rear view mirror, carpeted floor mats, four cup holders, tonneau cover and power tailgate.

2023 Lexus RX 500h F Sport Performance

All RX variants come standard with the latest Lexus multimedia system displayed on an expansive 14-inch high-definition touchscreen, compatible with Android Auto™3 and wireless Apple CarPlay®4 with sophisticated 12-speaker Panasonic®2 sound.

The system offers in-built satellite navigation5, DAB+ digital radio6 and Lexus Connected Services7 functionality, providing further convenience and peace of mind.

Five USB-C ports are found throughout the cabin, along with two 12V sockets and one USB-A port to support multimedia connection and smartphone charging.

A comprehensive suite of Lexus Safety Sense + active safety features are included across the RX range, including the Pre-Collision System with intersection collision avoidance support, emergency steering assist and low-speed acceleration suppression, lane departure alert, dynamic radar cruise control, lane tracing assist, parking support brake, blind spot monitor, rear cross traffic alert, and more.8

New features include the driver monitor camera which assesses the driver's state of attention when on the road.8

The interior of the 2023 Lexus RX 500h F Sport Performance

Both the 350h Luxury 2WD and AWD are available with an optional Enhancement Pack (EP) for an additional $5,1001 (2WD) and $5,5001 (AWD). It comprises panoramic moonroof, leather-accented seat trim, ventilated front seats, easy access seat, driver's seat memory, touch-sensitive steering-wheel controls linked with the head-up display, high-grade instrument cluster display, smart key card and wireless phone charger8.

The RX 350 F Sport has a sharper look with a range of sporting upgrades including unique 21-inch alloy wheels with a gloss black finish, F Sport front and rear bumpers and grille, F Sport exterior badging and black roof rails and exterior mirror caps.

The sporting character is reflected inside with a unique dimpled leather steering wheel, scuff plates, shift knob and instrument cluster, aluminium pedals and heated and ventilated F Sport seats.

F Sport also delivers improved road handling with Adaptive Variable Suspension (AVS) and superior stopping power with aluminium monoblock six-piston callipers for next level Lexus Driving Signature enjoyment.

The F Sport also introduces a multitude of comfort and convenience features including high-grade three-projector Bi-LED headlamps with BladeScan™2 technology, dynamic auto-levelling, cornering lamps and headlamp cleaners, power tailgate with kick sensor, easy access driver's seat, smart key card, rear door sunshades and multi-colour interior illumination.

Colour head-up display and touch-type steering wheel controls are included, along with a high-grade instrument cluster display, wireless smartphone charging9, Active Noise Control and a 21-speaker Mark Levinson®2 premium surround sound system for exceptional sound reproduction.

Additional safety features include a Panoramic View Monitor (PVM) and Adaptive High-Beam System (AHS).

The rear seats of the 2023 Lexus RX 500h F Sport Performance

RX 350 F Sport customers can choose the $3,0001 EP 1 adding a sliding panoramic roof or EP 2 which also adds a digital rear-view mirror, Intelligent Parking Assist8 and heated steering wheel for an extra $1,1001.

For customers seeking even more luxury comforts, the AWD RX 350 petrol and RX 350h offer a Sports Luxury specification, priced at $105,9001 and $111,9001, respectively.

Sports Luxury shares select specification highlights with the F Sport including AVS, PVM, high-grade Bi-LED headlamps with AHS, heated and ventilated front seats, and the Mark Levinson®2 premium audio system. RX 350 further shares Active Noise Control.

Exclusive to Sports Luxury are 10-way power-adjustable front seats with semi-aniline leather upholstery and four-way lumbar support and memory function, heated steering wheel with woodgrain ornamentation, power-folding and reclining rear seats, heated and ventilated outboard rear seats and uniquely designed 21-inch multi-spoke alloy wheels.

The RX 350 and RX 350h Sports Luxury can be optioned with two Enhancement Packs, the first of which adds a sliding panoramic roof for $3,0001. EP 2 also adds a digital rear view mirror and Intelligent Parking Assist for an additional $9001.

2023 Lexus RX 500h F Sport Performance

Topping the all-new RX range is the RX 500h F Sport Performance - the most powerful and driver-focused RX yet - debuting the brand's first high-performance turbocharged hybrid powertrain.

Priced from $126,0001 plus on-road costs, the RX 500h F Sport Performance is available in a single, highly specified grade that includes all optional equipment from the Enhancement Packs, along with the sporting visual upgrades shared with the RX 350 F Sport including leather upholstery and aluminium ornamentation.

The flagship gains its own 21-inch alloys with a matte black finish, aluminium monoblock front callipers finished in black, front and rear bumpers with piano black side moulding, black F Sport badging and exterior window surrounds, body coloured lower side rocker trim, piano black inner side mirror garnish and Active Sound Control.

Inside, the RX 500h F Sport Performance adds front F Sport scuff plates with black logos and F Sport branded carpet floor mats, building on the excellent interior specification of the RX 350 F Sport plus EP 2.

2023 Lexus RX 500h F Sport Performance

F Sport Performance also takes F Sport's improved dynamics to the next level. The Vehicle Dynamics Integrated Management system incorporating Dynamic Rear Steering maximises handling and grip to thrust the 500h F Sport Performance forward as the sharpest, most responsive and fun-to-drive Lexus SUV yet.

A total of nine exterior colours are available for Luxury and Sports Luxury grades, consisting of Sonic Quartz, Titanium, Sonic Chrome, Sonic Iridium, Graphite Black, Vermillion, Khaki Metal, Deep Blue and the newly developed Sonic Copper.10

F Sport grades replace Sonic Quartz, Titanium, Vermillion and Khaki Metal with White Nova and Cobalt Mica, while the F Sport Performance palette matches the F Sport bar the loss of Deep Blue.10

Model
Price1
RX 350h Luxury 2WD $87,500
RX 350h Luxury 2WD + Enhancement Pack $92,600
RX 350h Luxury AWD $92,000
RX 350h Luxury AWD + Enhancement Pack $97,500
RX 350 F Sport AWD $99,900
RX 350 F Sport AWD + Enhancement Pack 1 $102,900
RX 350 F Sport AWD + Enhancement Pack 2 $104,000
RX 350 Sports Luxury AWD $105,900
RX 350 Sports Luxury AWD + Enhancement Pack 1 $108,900
RX 350 Sports Luxury AWD + Enhancement Pack 2 $109,800
RX 350h Sports Luxury AWD $111,900
RX 350h Sports Luxury AWD + Enhancement Pack 1 $114,900
RX 350h Sports Luxury AWD + Enhancement Pack 2 $115,800
RX 500h F Sport Performance AWD $126,000
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07.Connected Services complimentary period ends 3 years from delivery date. Fees and charges may apply thereafter. Not available outside Australia or if services disabled or terminated. Dependent on 3G/4G enabled DCM, GPS signal strength, mobile network coverage and other factors outside Lexus' control which can limit ability or functionality of system. Check your Owner's Manual for explanation of limitations. Please drive safely.
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