Video: Lexus RX 500h F Sport launched in Malaysia, from RM499k – 5 Things

The 2023 Lexus RX 500h F Sport has just been launched in Malaysia and is now available for booking throughout Lexus showrooms nationwide, with a starting price of RM498,888 (OTR, without insurance).

The 2023 Lexus RX 500h F Sport in Malaysia comes with the F Sport body kit, alongside a unique black-coloured Spindle Body grille and black mirror covers. Completing its sporty looks is the set of matte black 21-inch light alloy wheels. Other standard features include the tri-beam BladeScan matrix LED headlights, daytime running lights, full-width LED tail lights, and the unique E-latch door handles.

Powering the new Lexus RX 500h in Malaysia is a new hybrid powertrain that features a 2.4-litre turbocharged 4-cylinder engine, alongside two electric motors. Paired with a six-speed automatic gearbox, power is sent to all four wheels, contributing to a total system output of 371 hp and 550 Nm. For more information regarding the RX 500h’s performance side of things, check out our 5 Things video.

Inside, standard equipment included with the Malaysian-spec Lexus RX 500h F Sport consists of the 14-inch touchscreen infotainment display, digital instrument cluster, and full-coloured head-up display. The F Sport package also adds kits such as variant-exclusive displays on the instrument cluster, Ultrasuede and leather upholstery, front sport seats with F Sport logos on the headrests, perforated leather F Sport steering wheel, and the 21-speaker Mark Levinson premium surround sound system.

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Safety-wise, the Lexus RX 500h F Sport in Malaysia is fitted with the Lexus Safety System+ (LSS) advanced driver assistance suite as standard. The Lexus Teammate Advanced Park suite also comes out of the factory with the luxury hybrid SUV.

What do you think of Lexus’s new top-spec RX? Let us know in the comments and check out our 5 Things video on the brand-spanking new SUV.

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