2015 LEXUS RX 350: Luxury crossover utility vehicle consumers will be scoping-out the 2015 Lexus RX 350 at the Chicago Auto Show, Feb. 14-22, 2015. This is the third-generation Lexus RX 350, and it continues to combine the best of car and SUV features in both front-wheel and all-wheel/all-weather drive configurations. Key factors to the success of the RX models' are the handling agility and smart packaging that yields five-passenger comfort and greater cargo area room. For model year 2015, the RX 350 continues with a 3.5-liter DOHC V-6 engine with 270 horsepower. The standard model (FWD and AWD) uses a six-speed automatic transmission while F SPORT uses eight-speed automatic transmission. Powerful exterior design wears a bold spindle grille, new LED daytime running lights, unique fog lamp bezels, updated taillights and rear license plate surround. New for 2015 are unique five-spoke 19-inch alloy wheels with light gray paint and machined finish. The available Siri Eyes Free Mode system plays music from iTunes and receives turn-by-turn navigation. For the ultimate in mobile sound, Lexus exclusively offers an optional 15-speaker Mark Levinson Surround Sound system. Consumers will appreciate the new power back door and a choice from nine exterior colors. High-intensity LEDs on the available Head-up display project high-contrast white figures onto the windshield, which are easier to read - and easier on the eyes. With the 40/20/40 split rear seats up and rearmost, there is 40.0 cu. ft. of cargo volume, and with rear seats folded down, an impressive 80.3 cu. ft. CHICAGO AUTO SHOW FACT: Lexus debut its Sport Luxury Vehicle (SLV) concept on February 6, 1997 at the Chicago Auto Show, which lead to the production RX 300 and created the "luxury crossover" segment.
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