Few people know that Lexus RX first appeared on the market in Japan in 1997 under the name 2018-2019 Toyota Harrier, and exported to other countries, he began a year later.
Thanks to the commercial success, the SUV had a long and interesting life, and does not intend to stop there – 2018-2019 Toyota launches the third generation of models for the local market.
The luxury car is largely identical to the latest RX, but has a number of distinctive features in terms of design – a transparent Plexiglas false radiator grille and expressive head optics.
The choice of Japanese buyers two engines will be available.
The first – the 2.0-liter ‘four’ DOGC docked with CVT (2WD + 4WD) power of 151 hp (193 Nm) and expenses 6.2 liters per 100 kilometers.
On January 15, Harrier will be available with a hybrid power plant, which includes a 2.5-liter internal combustion engine and an electric motor. The total capacity will be 196 units of horsepower (206 Nm).
The hybrid version of the crossover will be equipped with only four-wheel drive E-Four, and have an excellent cost-performance.
The cost of conventional Harrier reach 2.72 million Japanese yens (≈895 500 rubles), and a hybrid version will cost in the 3.61 million yen (≈1 190 000 rubles).