Lexus RX 300 (2001)

14 Oct 2014 | Author: | Comments Off on Lexus RX 300 (2001)
Lexus RX 300

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by Annabelle Frankl

driven the 2000-year model of the RX I was interested to see what changes and Lexus had come up with for Of course, I didn’t expect any of my to have been included, but one can hope! Alas, despite the extremely high levels of interior and exterior design and its handling is still lackluster.

And such a shame, because the RX is such a pleasure to drive.

Quite frankly, you’d to be deranged not to want to go for a spin looking through the glossy brochure. Snowy terrain and reassuring photos of all it’s features, leather galore and instrumentation. OK, let’s Go! But that’s one’s infatuation with sleek machine starts to somewhat clouded.

The 220 hp V6 isn’t as punchy as you’d like, Variable Valve Timing, intelligence, no less, which the intake timing as engine and load vary, optimizing performance across constantly driving conditions.’ Cool. is apparently further aided by the Control Induction System, ‘ensures the RX 300 delivers power when you need it’. I think perhaps if the people at had spent a bit more time driving the car, rather coming up with fancy for what it is supposedly capable of, I need to have this

Really, rather, disappointing. And definitely not ably aided by its system. The independent Macpherson suspension, with coil L-shaped lower arms, shock absorbers and stabilizer bar sink, anyone?) offers cushioning over dodgy surfaces, but god forbid you should a corner. Yikes! You mean not all just straight lines?

I mean, wasn’t anyone and zagging in and out of orange cones on the course? Is it just me? Maybe in need of cornering therapy!

Lexus RX 300

I go on about the poor road of this vehicle because it is so well put-together. It’s comfortable, beautifully appointed, inside and out. Lexus added a navigation system far better than the semi-useful computer panel from year, which is easy to and, evidently, very

Optional in-dash 6-CD 7-speaker premium system, adjustable power driver’s with memory system, split rear seat, compass in the rearview mirror, steering column and lots

Safety features are numerous and driver’s and front passenger’s and front seat-mounted side-impact 4-channel ABS with brake (which automatically applies braking boost when a panic-stop situation), doorsill and reinforcements, side-impact door pinch protection for doors and and vehicle skid control, monitors and helps to correct for skid, modulates engine and applies individual brakes to in excessive understeer or oversteer (So, you’d be hard to have fun on a skid-pan, but it means going to feel a lot more driving up to any snowy peaks, a la

I can see why the RX 300 is popular. It’s has a luxurious with all the gadgets and apparent gizmos. It didn’t live up to my but if you require a less aggressive from your SUV, this will surely be a runner for you, bearing in that the price is relatively too, if one includes many of the which made my 300 so (superficially)

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