2012 Lexus RX 270, 350, 450h now on sale in Australia — PerformanceDrive

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LEXUS RX270/350/450H

2012 Lexus RX 270, 450h now on sale in Australia

has launched the new-look 2012 RX SUV range in Australia. The new lineup, the RX 270, RX 350, and RX 450h, Lexus’s fresh design incorporating the spindle grille

Starting at the beginning of the range, the Lexus RX 270 is a brand new entry-level not featured in previous RX ranges. It a 2.7-litre four-cylinder engine 138kW of power and 252Nm of matched up to a six-speed automatic

Standard features include navigation, a reversing camera guide assist, a power tailgate, eight-way power leather-accented interior, a 12-speaker system, Lexus’s Vehicle Integrated Management (VDIM) program, daytime running and 18-inch alloy wheels.

Australia chief executive Cramb recently spoke the introduction of an entry-level model,

“For some time now customers have been about the availability of a smaller SUV to city driving – and with RX 270 get the space they need the power they require.

“RX 270 is ideally suited to those who use vehicle to transport the family the city and surrounds – evident in its sales throughout Asia.”

from 0-1oom/h has been at 11.0 seconds, while fuel economy is rated at

Next up is the new 2012 Lexus RX 350 . It with the company’s 3.5-litre V6 producing 204kW of power and of torque, matched up to a six-speed transmission.

On top of the RX 270′s features the RX 350 comes with Lexus Torque Control all-wheel The system distributes engine to the front wheels under conditions, while under acceleration, and when front slip is detected, power is to the rear wheels as well.

LEXUS RX270/350/450H

The drive incorporates an electromagnetic to engage and disengage all-wheel In the cabin, there is also an AWD lock button that can be at speeds up to 40km/h for when off road.

Acceleration from has been rated at 8.0 seconds, combined fuel economy is at 10.8L/100km.

Topping out the range is the 2012 RX 450h hybrid. It’s by a slightly detuned version of the V6 petrol engine, producing of power and 317Nm of torque. An cycle electric motor is into the engine bay providing up to while a third 50kW motor also assists with power sent to the wheels. An overall combined output has been rated at

Acceleration from 0-100km/h has tested at 7.8 seconds, while fuel economy is rated at a low 6.3L/100km.

The 2012 Lexus RX range is up into three trim the Luxury, the F Sport, and the Sports except for the RX 270 which is only in one trim. Each offers degrees of luxury and equipment, and in the F case, enhanced handling and performance.

See below for the full (excluding on-road costs):

LEXUS RX270/350/450H
LEXUS RX270/350/450H

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