New 2013 Lexus RX F Sport Video


This new Lexus Europe video of the 2013 RX 450h is packed with previously unseen footage:

It was mentioned in the comments a couple days back, but this video confirms that the RX drive mode selection (Normal, Sport) is controlled through the steering wheel — here’s a zoomed-in look at the buttons:

Lexus RX F Sport Drive Mode Selector

As there doesn’t appear to be a dedicated button, it looks as though the Sport mode is accessed through the information display in the instrument panel, similar to the current RX’s ECO mode selection.

Comments


  • http://www.facebook.com/LexusandThePursuit WorldofLuxury

    We need 3D cameras to shoot 2D pictures. The RX is a 3 dimensional car. The reason why cars look so much better in person is because we have 2 eyes; we can see around the curves. That way, the RX would have a much nicer stance than the initially released pictures did.

  • Alex Wilson

    It’s ironic that Lexus of Europe would film all of the promos for the RX450h F Sport, a model that the US won’t be getting, in Los Angeles / CA.

  • Joshd

    what?!?!? the US isn’t getting the F Sport?  Where was I when this was found out? Why not? 

  • PG

     IIRC the US is getting the F Sport, just not with the hybrid powertrain. In Europe on the other hand, where in some countries only the hybrid model is sold, F Sport package will also be available on the hybrid.

  • Joshd

    Argh what a load of crap.. C’mon Lexus your killing me!!

  • I want an f-sport hybrid awd!

    Does anyone know if the US will eventually get the F-Sport Hybrid?

  • Alambl

    So is it possible to order one in Europe, tour the countryside and have it shipped back to the States, a.k.a. Mercedes and BMW?

  • LexusLVR

    No. This car will be sold in Europe. Importing it stateside will mean spending a boatload of money to federalize it.

    It also doesn’t make sense for Lexus to offer a sort of “European Delivery Program” since they’re not based in Europe nor are they successful in Europe. Why would someone in the US want to pick up a European-spec Lexus and ship it over? It’s illogical.

  • Wu2

    Looking good

  • Tv1

    I noticed that the 2013 RX does not have a roof rack (at least it doesn’t in any of the pics or videos that I have seen)…Does anyone know if that will be an available feature?

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