The luxury carmaker, Lexus from Japan has arrived in Nepal with just one vehicle. United Traders Syndicate Pvt. Ltd., the sole authorized distributor of Toyota Vehicles in Nepal has revealed the Lexus RX 350 F-Sport. You must be wondering, “Why Toyota is launching the Lexus?” Generally, Lexus is the Luxury vehicle division of Japanese car manufacturer Toyota for the luxury markets around the world which manufactures sedan, coupe, SUV’s (Hybrid), and crossovers. L-for Lexus, as well as L-for Luxury, and luxury doesn’t come cheap, especially here in Nepal. TL;DR, the Lexus RX 350 carries a price tag of whopping Rs. 2,38,00,000.
The Lexus RX 350 is something new to the auto market here in Nepal. And one can completely sense the difference than what they are used to see around the city. Firstly, the look is something that can be praised as it is more dynamic, and one can certainly say it’s one of the best looking SUVs in Nepal.
In the front, it gets the signature “Lotus” grills of Lexus and is one of the kinds. It makes the car look very bold. And what’s livelier is the cutting edge and sweeping design along with the floating roofline, which looks great from every angle. It gets the LED taillight and headlamps with the daytime running light which goes well with the design language. The car stands taller with the 20″ wheel and also wider, making the daring road presence.
Like the exterior, the interior is also very luxurious and it is what everyone dreams of. The quality level is top notch. The cabin seems roomy and it gets all the features that a luxury car should have. The centre console is slightly angled towards the driver’s seat. It gets the high-quality leather seats that are ventilated for the comfort riding. Every single person on the car can have their own preference of the climate control. And for the different person using the car, there are preset memory buttons for seat and steering configuration. On the centre of the dashboard, there’s 12.3-inch multimedia display and it also comes with a total of 15 speakers. There’s enough of head room and leg room on the rear seats. It gets 453 litres of boot space.
Under the hood, there is a 3.5-litre v6 petrol engine. It generates 221kw of power and 370 NM of torque mated with six-speed automatic transmission gearbox. It also gets all-wheel drive system and Sport-tuned Adaptive Variable Suspension. Braking is taken care of the four-channel Anti-lock Braking System (ABS), Electronic Brake-force Distribution (EBD) and Brake Assist. The company’s claimed mileage is about 19kmpl on the city, 26kmpl on the highway, and combined 22kmpl.
The Lexus RX 350 F-Sport is one of the most luxury SUVs in the Nepalese market. It’s bold and sharp but is not made for everyone. It’s a premium vehicle from the Japanese car maker for the willing customer who wants luxury on their wheels. With the premium price tag of two crores thirty-eight lakh, imagine what other things would you have money to pay for.