AT A GLANCE
Base price: $94,900. Powertrain and performance: 3.5- litre petrol V6 with lithium-ion hybrid battery, 268kW/546Nm, seven-speed automatic transmission, AWD, Combined economy 7.2 litres per 100km, 0-100 kmh 5.1 seconds.
Vital statistics: 4800mm long, 1445 mm high, 2850mm wheelbase, luggage capacity 400 litres, kerb weight 1832kg, 19-inch alloy wheels with 245/40 tyres.
We like: Tech-heads’ treat, V6 power adds character to hybrid powertrain, outstanding value next to Lexus GS.
We don’t like: Steer-by-wire can feel weird, not as sporty as it looks, ho-hum interior doesn’t suit premium image.