Tokyo, 22. October 2015 – in japan, the new lexus goes as rx 450h and as rx 200t in the trade. The 4,89 meter long, 228 hp suv, which toyota has first introduced at the beginning of april 2015 on the shanghai auto show, is powered by a charged two-liter four-cylinder gasoline engine and remains true to the poached lexus lines.
Toyota reports, the rx is the best-selling model in the 26th anniversary history of his nobel brand lexus. New is the motorization with a two-liter four-cylinder with combined benzine direct and suction tube injection. The 160 kg weighing aluminum engine with cast gray cast iron racks and double compensation shaft appeared in 2014 after nine years of development time in the lexus 200t under the name 8ar-fts.
His twin scroll turbo charging allows the bundling of the exhaust pass channels one and four as well as two and three each in two channels a faster response of the turbine. In addition, the separation of the channels prevents cylinder interference and offers in conjunction with direct injection the possibility of scavenging, ie an extended ventilation for better draining the cylinder at low speed.