Auto Expo 2023: Lexus India has teased the new RX SUV once again, ahead of its unveiling at the 2023 Auto Expo on January 11. The firm's GA-K platform currently powers the fifth-generation RX, which was introduced in June 2022. The teaser images shared on the carmaker's social media platforms reveal the upcoming model's headlamp and taillight designs.
In comparison to the previous model, the new Lexus RX has dropped over 90kg in total weight. The company's iconic Spindle grille has been updated up front, and the side-by-side sweptback headlights have been given a more streamlined appearance. The tail lights have also been updated, and the F-trim includes additional blacked-out features. New alloy wheels are also available.
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The interior of the 2023 Lexus RX will feature an Apple CarPlay and Android Auto-compatible 14-inch touchscreen infotainment system, ADAS, a digital rearview mirror, wireless charging, and a 360-degree camera. Apple CarPlay has wireless connectivity, however, Android Auto is still wired. In order to make the SUV's inside more sustainable, the seats are upholstered in vegan synthetic leather.
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The all-new Lexus RX SUV is offered in a variety of trim levels globally, including the RX 350h, the RX 450h+, and the RX 500h. Like the previous generation, India is expected to receive the 350h model. The India-spec version would comprise a 2.5-litre hybrid engine, capable of producing 244bhp of maximum power and 324Nm of peak torque. In addition, the 2023 RX SUV would be the first car from Lexus to feature connected car technology in India.