Lexus 7-Seater


Lexus Ireland has announced the RX 450hL seven seater, will be available from May, starting from €82,450. This versatile vehicle is set to reach a new audience for the luxury car brand. Available in two grade options, Luxury and Premium (€92,550), the ‘L’ version of the self-charging hybrid electric is 110mm longer than the standard RX. The RX 450hL has a restyled rear quarter panel, rear glass, roof, rear bumper and spoiler. It also features side curtain shield airbags to protect 3rd row passengers, and Lexus Safety Sense as standard.

Lexus says the RX 450hL does not compromise on space, packing in spacious boot room featuring the longest length behind the third row in the segment. In addition, the third-row seats feature electric folding in combination with individual air conditioning as standard, which is unique to the RX 450hL in its segment. The second-row seats to slide an additional 30mm to 150mm, depending on passenger needs.

Ian Corbett, Head of Lexus Ireland commented: “We are delighted to welcome the first seven-seater Lexus model to our Retailers in Ireland, bringing with it a new range of Lexus customers. The RX 450hL is perfect for families who want a premium self-charging hybrid but who require that third-row seating for children and still have room in the boot for luggage and all that comes with a bigger family. The RX 450hL has a range of unique advantages to enhance the comfort of 7 passengers as well as our latest Lexus Safety System technology which has a 5 star Euro NCAP rating”.


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Michael Sheridan

Michael is Motorhub's Editor. He is a famous face in Ireland having worked on RTE Television since 1990, firstly as a young people's TV presenter. His motoring CV took off in the mid 90's. Initially responsible for motoring content with RTE's daytime TV dept. he went on to present the RTE TV car show Drive! for 4 seasons. He has worked as a Producer/Director and Executive Producer on numerous motoring television shows in Ireland and Internationally including The Whole Way Round, The Shamrock Run, The Viking Run and The Irish 66ers to name just a few - many raised much needed funds for children's hospitals in Ireland. In print and radio his credits include the RTE Guide as motoring editor from 1999-2003, he transferred to RTE on line where he set up and edited the Motors section until mid 2015. His print credits are too many to list but include National daily (Irish Times) and Sunday newspapers, magazines, radio (multiple RTE radio shows including contributing editor with the Gerry Ryan show & The Mooney Show, plus guest he is a contributor to Tubridy, The Dave Fanning Show, Drivetime etc. Michael contributes weekly on Today FM on The Last Word with Matt Cooper. Michael has also represented Ireland's motoring journalists in Motorsport at the International Mazda MX-5 endurance race series in Italy and the Arctic Ice Race. He has been a Car of the Year Judge for over 17 years and is a former Chairperson of the Association of Professional Motoring Press (APMP).

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