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L.A. Auto Show 2017: Lexus rolls out 2018 RX and LX luxury SUVs

L.A. Auto Show 2017: Lexus rolls out 2018 RX and LX luxury SUVs

Lexus is unveiling the 2018 models of its luxury RX and LX sport utility vehicles, which start at a suggested $47,670 and $84,980, respectively.

What is it?

There are two RX models, the 350L and the 450hL hybrid that pairs a 3.5-liter V6 gasoline engine with electric-drive motor generators, producing a combined 308 horsepower.

The new LX 570 traditionally had three rows of seating for up to eight people, but now offers two rows for seating up to five to provide 15% more cargo space (50.5 cubic feet) for a target audience that it said might include “smaller families, empty nesters and multiple-vehicle households.”

Why it matters

Lexus’ vehicles are among the...

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