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SPIED: Next Lexus RX

2015-01-08 07:46

SPOTTED IN ACTION: The new Lexus RX could make its debut late in 2015 as a 2016 model. Image: Automedia

Lexus is preparing to launch the fourth generation of its mid-sized crossover, the RX, the current version having been around since 1998.

Spy photographers captured the new SUV undergoing testing.

It’s set to compete in the mid-sized luxury crossover segment, taking on the Mercedes-Benz GLE and Volkswagen Touareg.

IMAGE GALLERY: 2015 Lexus RX (Spy)

The new RX is larger than the outgoing version, offering more interior space. It benefits from a re-designed front grille and a new, improved LEDs.

Engine details have yet to be confirmed but its rumoured the new crossover could sport a V8 capable of 260kW and mated to an eight-speed auto, driving power to the rear wheels.

Lexus is also working on a hybrid variant.

The new Lexus RX could make its debut late in 2015 as a 2016 model.

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