Lexus is a division of Japanese giant automobile maker Toyota. Lexus is well known for its premium cars and it does business in more than 70 countries around the world. Lexus is now entering India and is all set to debut with two new premium cars, RS450h and ES 300h. This is the first time ever Lexus cars to hit the Indian roads and its main head Toyota would help it in accomplishing the missions of Lexus.
In India, BMW, Audi, Mercedes and few other premium car companies are doing business in a great form and the premium cars segment is also increasing slowly in India. Lexus RX 450h and ES 300h will now rival Audi Q series, BMW X3 and Benz GLC. Both RX 450h and ES 300h are premium and high powered cars and they come with everything to attract the Indian automobile customers.
Lexus RX450h specifications
Lexus RX 450h is powered a powerful 3.5-litre V6 VVT-i petrol engine which is coupled with electric motor. RX450h can pop out 304bhp. It can give you 312PS at 361Nm of torque. The new Lexus RX450h features 8-speed automatic speed transmission similar to recent Toyota Prius hybrid. It comes with an AWD option exclusively for Indian customers. The interiors of RX 450h are pretty awesome and stylish too as it comes with 12.3-inch display system for various operations.
Lexus RX450h comes equipped with Lexus own safety system+ for extra protection. It includes Automatic high beam (AHB), Pre-collision system (PCS) and even the new lane departure alert (LDA). RX 450h is an premium SUV and it looks great both inside and outside. Lexus RX450h will be the top end version it will sell in India.
Lexus ES 300h specifications
Lexus ES 300h is the second variant of Lexus in India. Even ES 300h is also an premium car but it has slight compromises than RX 450h. The new ES 300h comes with 2.4 liter four-cylinder engine which is paired with powerful hybrid powertrain. Lexus ES 300h can deliver a maximum of 200bhp. Just like RX 450h, ES 300h also gets an automatic speed transmission and other extra features which were included in RX 450h.
Lexus RX 450h and ES 300h price
Lexus RS 450h is the costlier of both the models and it is priced at Rs 90lakh while the second model ES 300h is priced at Rs 60lakh with a Rs 30 lakh price difference from both the models. According to few reports, Lexus has already imported 70-80 cars to India. Lexus is likely to open just four dealerships as of now.
Lexus RX 450h is an SUV car while the ES 300h is a sedan. Lexus will open new dealerships which are already tied up with Toyota. So Lexus will open one in Bangalore, Mumbai and two in Delhi. These two new cars from Lexus will be launched officially on March 24th. Stay tuned to mashables.in for more updates on Lexus RX 450h and ES 300h.