The new Lexus RX 450h has been unveiled at the Geneva motor show
5 March 2012

The new Lexus RX 450h has been unveiled at the Geneva motor show. The hybrid SUV receives Lexus’s new corporate styling, which includes the pinched, chrome-edged grille first seen in the latest GS saloon.

Other styling tweaks include new headlamps which feature a trio of projector units and a LED daytime running light strip. New alloy wheels will also be offered.

A new variant was also announced in the Lexus RX 450h F Sport, which endows the full hybrid SUV with a new front bumper, grille, rear spoiler and larger wheels. The interior will be given a host of sporty revisions.

The RX 450h appeared alongside the Lexus LF-LC coupe concept, which received its European debut.

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3 March 2012

This is a big improvement looks wise for the RX.Lexus' new design direction is taking shape nicely

3 March 2012

Its still a bit arkward looking - and the dash looks naff.

3 March 2012

Just a bit of tarting up of an old car.

3 March 2012

Looks a bit dull, almost american where I suspect most will end up.

Reminds me of the way the Rav-4 has gone, not good.

3 March 2012

[quote Beastie_Boy]Looks a bit dull, almost american where I suspect most will end up.[/quote] Spot on 'Beastie_Boy'. No exaggeration these are the most popular car in my neck of the woods. Huge market for it over here.

3 March 2012

It does look more distinctive than the current model, though the bar was not set very high.

Hopefully the real world economy will improve given the current model achieved a test average of 21.1 mpg against a combined official figure of 44.8 mpg ! Even its test best figure was only just over 30 mpg and for a car marketed for its hybrid drive and economy that is not good enough.

4 March 2012

[quote Autocar]The new Lexus RX 450h will be unveiled at next week’s Geneva motor show, the company has revealed. The hybrid SUV will receive Lexus’ new corporate styling, which includes the pinched, chrome-edged grille first seen in the latest GS saloon.

Other styling tweaks include new headlamps which feature a trio of projector units and a LED daytime running light str... Read the full article[/quote] Certainly more aggressive looking now,will still sell well.

Peter Cavellini.

4 March 2012

I'm really not a fan of that 'basking shark' grille that Lexus is rolling out across its range. The large grille works on Audis and Rolls-Royces (and Rovers of old!) but this just looks awkward.

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