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All-new 2016 Lexus RX debuts with a more dynamic look

Lexus has revealed the all-new 2016 Lexus RX, which marks the introduction of the fourth-generation. The 2016 RX build upon the success of the previous model, but now gets a more chiseled exterior that mimics the styling of the smaller NX SUV.

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Lexus has revealed the all-new 2016 Lexus RX, which marks the introduction of the fourth-generation. The 2016 RX build upon the success of the previous model, but now gets a more chiseled exterior that mimics the styling of the smaller NX SUV.
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Takayuki Katsuda, the Chief Engineer of the new RX said, “Our ambition has been to make a bold and completely new statement in this segment while building on and staying true to the pioneering values of previous RX generations.”

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The 2016 RX’s exterior now has more angles and creases than the outgoing model. It’s face is highlighted by the large spindle grille and L-shaped LED headlights. On the side a sharp character line runs from the front fenders to the rear end and a floating roofline adds a bit more style. The 2016 RX now gets available 20-in wheels that can be customized with body color-matching inserts.

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Inside there is more legroom for rear passengers and a panoramic moonroof should make it feel a bit more spacious. The rear seat passengers can also stay entertained with new available 11.6-in. dual screens affixed to the back of the front headrests.

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The 2016 RX will be offered either as the RX 350 or the RX 450h hybrid. Both versions are powered by a 3.5L V6, while the hybrid version will get up to two electric motors to help improve its efficiency.

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