RXcellent quality: New Lexus hybrid leaves no room for compromise

Quite apart from its striking looks, the Lexus RX 450h+ Premium is a car that radiates quality and refinement

The new Lexus RX 450h+ Premium: priced at €95,700. Picture: Jade Nelson

Think of buying a premium SUV these days and you’ll come up with a list of mostly German options, alongside Range Rover. It’s very easy to overlook Lexus, but the brand continues to quietly go about its business with an emphasis on the finer details.

The Lexus RX has been around for a considerable period of the Japanese brand’s 33-year history, notching up in excess of 3.5 million sales across four generations – 300,000 of ...