Come 2016, Lexus will be launching the RX Facelift. Aside from exhibiting a new design, the upcoming SUV will also be coming with better performance. This is confirmed by Lexus when they revealed that the RX will be made from aluminium to reduce its weight.
The Japanese carmaker went into detail by announcing that both the RX350 and RX450 facelift will come with aluminium hood, tailgate ad closures. With a lighter weight, the RX SUV will surely offer better performance. Aside from an improved power optimization, the RX SUV will also offer better fuel economy.
Lexus concluded by saying that their decision is not new. Lexus revealed that German carmakers are already progressing in cutting the weight of their vehicles and it is a growing trend in the automotive market. At this rate, car junkies will be see aluminium-made cars becoming a common offering in a decade’s time.