Ward’s Auto has handed out their 2009 Interior of the Year awards, and the upcoming Lexus RX 450h took one of the special-achievement awards:
Among the winners is the all-new Lexus RX 450h hybrid-electric cross/utility vehicle, which goes on sale in August. Pricing has yet to be announced, but the current RX 400h hybrid starts at $42,080.
The RX, with its riveting asymmetrical center stack, tasteful wood steering wheel and luscious color palette, is recognized with a special-achievement award for Design Harmony.
Design Harmony is a new category for the Interior Awards and isn’t fully explained, but from my estimation it seems to be awarded on a combination of materials and presentation, though I wouldn’t be surprised if the new Remote Touch controller fit in there somehow.
[Via: JH Lexus]