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Lexus reveals 2023 Lexus RX; four redesigned powertrains, three electrified

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Lexus revealed the all-new fifth-generation RX with a variety of electrified powertrains. The 2023 Lexus RX, the Lexus core model, is completely redesigned from the wheels to the roof rails, featuring a new global platform, two all-new grades, available Digital Key, Lexus Safety System+ 3.0 GA-K platform.

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Lexus adds 2024 RX 450H+ plug-in hybrid to the lineup; starting at $70,080

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Building on the all-new redesign of its RX crossover vehicle last year, Lexus is adding the anticipated plug-in hybrid to the electrified lineup: the 2024 Lexus RX 450h+. Powered by a 96-cell lithium-ion battery pack paired with a 2.5-liter kW Onboard Charger. The RX 450h+ utilizes an electronically controlled, full-time AWD system.

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Toyota and Lexus partner with WattTime to offer lower emissions EV charging program

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Toyota Motor North America recently entered into an agreement with environmental tech nonprofit WattTime to provide certain health and environmental impact data to Toyota and Lexus customers with eligible vehicles to enable them to find ideal charging times to reduce emissions when charging at home.

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Electric Lexus RZ Sport Concept making first US appearance at Monterey

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The Lexus display at The Quail, A Motorsports Gathering at Monterey Car Week 2023 (17-20 August), will highlight the Lexus RZ Sport Concept—most recently seen at Tokyo Auto Salon—and the 2024 Lexus LC 500 Inspiration Series. Earlier post.)

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Lexus introduces significant update of UX 300e EV

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Lexus announced the global debut of the new UX 300e, a significant evolution of the brand's first production BEV model. In 2020, Lexus launched UX 300e as the brand’s first production BEV model. In 2022, this was followed by the introduction of the Lexus RZ, a dedicated BEV model.

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Lexus unveils hydrogen-engined ROV concept

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Lexus revealed a new ROV (Recreational Off-highway Vehicle) Concept, a hydrogen-engined vehicle offering near zero-emissions driving combined with extreme off-road capability. It reflects a commitment by Lexus to ensure exhilarating driving can co-exist with a carbon-free society centered on responsible mobility.

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Lexus to debut the NX PHEV OFFROAD Concept and hydrogen-engined ROV Concept at Tokyo Auto Salon

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Lexus will debut the NX PHEV OFFROAD Concept and hydrogen-engined ROV (Recreational Off highway Vehicle) Concept at the Tokyo Auto Salon 2022 held at Makuhari Messe (Chiba City) this weekend. The NX PHEV OFFROAD Concept is based on Lexus’ first PHEV model that went on sale in November 2021, the NX 450h+. The 3-cylinder, 1.0-liter

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