In order to make its SUV even more attractive, Lexus introduced in the UK the RX 450h Advance. According to the official press release, the RX 450h Advance is offered as standard with a Mark Levinson premium 7.1 surround system (1,000 GBP list price) as well as with a new set of 19-inch alloy wheels. Despite the options, pricing starts at 48,495 GBP, which makes it an attractive offer.
The Lexus-bespoke audio package also includes a DVD player, rear-view camera but also the mouse-like Remote Touch audio and navigation control system. The Lexus Premium Navigation and Bluetooth for hands-free phone calls is provided as well.
What’s more interesting is that the price includes the choice of a sunroof or a fixed panoramic roof. Under the hood, there is the same 3.5-liter V6 petrol engine and an electric motor that produce a total output of 295bhp.
The hybrid system pushes the RX 450h from 0 to 100 km/h (62 mph) in less than 8 seconds and returns a combined fuel economy of 44.8 UK mpg, while CO2 emissions are 145 g/km.
Lexus says that the RX 450h is already on sale now and will be available with a choice of five exterior colours – Velvet Black, Arctic Pearl, Mercury Grey, Satin Silver, Celestial Black – which can be matched with ivory, light grey, black and saddle tan leather and an optional Wood Pack.