RX family grows
Special Edition of Lexus SUV now available at RM10k premium
Af ter a long silence, Lexus Malaysia is back in the news with an addition to its RX family. Enter the RX300 Special Edition, which, at RM434,000 af ter SST, is RM10,000 pricier than the RX300 Luxur y. Here’ why.
The front of the Special Edition features an extra underbody panel to protect the bodywork from stones and debris. Also new are the side body mouldings that are integrated with the new one-piece side steps. Higher up the flanks are new, custom-designed visors.
Additional new items include a step guard for the floor of the rear opening and the welcome door lamp (puddle lamp) that projects the Lexus logo. The RX300 Special Edition also has a dashcam built into the rearview mirror and a Touch n’ Go reader/ transmitter. All these items are genuine Lexus accessories that are installed at UMW Toyota Motor’s accessories centre in Bukit Raja, Selangor.
Another immediate benefit is that the RX300 Special Edition has the five-year/unlimited mileage factory warranty that ’s available with every vehicle sold by Lexus Malaysia.
The RX is one of the most successful models from Lexus, the RX300 Special Edition being the seventh variant from Lexus Malaysia. As with other AWD RX300 SUVs, the Special Edition is powered by a turbocharged 2.0-litre petrol engine that makes 235PS and 350Nm, and a 6-speed automatic transmission.