In order to enhance the dynamics and sport character of the 2013 RX 450h, Lexus unveiled a new F Sport version. The new sport pack offers a more aggressive frontal styling showing a new front bumper with a bigger lower section, new F Sport mesh design for the upper and lower grilles of the bumper, front wing F Sport badging and a new set of exclusive 19" shaded alloy wheels. The interior shows a Black and White Grey colour scheme - steel silver painted trim inserts and a black ceiling give the interior a more cockpit-like feel and aid driver concentration.
Moreover, the F Sport models receive the lateral performance damper system, capable to absorb and minimise undesirable body vibrations and offer a more linear steering feel and contribute to improved ride comfort. In lieu of conventional fixed bracing, the system features a front performance damper connecting the left and right front suspension towers, and a rear damper connecting the left and right sides of the rear lower back panel.
“Though difficult to analyse even using Computer Aided Design, micron-sized, minuscule vibrations manifest themselves as a slight discomfort when turning the wheel and minute deviations in vehicle behaviour during straight line acceleration. Their elimination brings a new dimension of steering response, agility and ride comfort to the premium SUV segment.” said the press release.