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The RX is the automaker's biggest seller.

Not many changes outside of the extra space.

Teased

It's an important crossover for Lexus.

Space and seating in a car-like SUV.

ETC

A human driver ran a red light and hit Google's autonomous Lexus.

Google cites this accident as example of "why we're developing fully self-driving technology to make our roads safer."

Recalls

Toyota will recall the 2016 RAV4, RX350, and ES350 because of a possible manufacturing fault with the brake actuator.

Report

Lengthened crossovers are likely to be called RX 350L and RX 450hL.

Lexus General Manager Jeff Bracken has confirmed that a three-row version of the RX crossover is coming by late 2017 or early 2018.

Recalls

Lexus will recall the 2016 RX 350 and RX 450h to replace the knee airbag assembly.

Official

Four imports – 2016 Honda Civic, Hyundai Sonata, Lexus RX, and Nissan Altima – scored Top Safety Pick+ honors in the latest round of IIHS crash tests.

First Drive

Boldly Going Where No RX Has Gone Before

The RX is the most important vehicle in Lexus' lineup, and the luxury brand threw the whole of its design and engineering might into its redesign for 2016.

Exclusive

Tightening Regulations Threaten Traditional SUVs

Without giving away details, Lexus executive Mark Templin says future generations of these models could be different than they are today.

New York

Lexus prepares to take on the new Mercedes-Benz GLE-Class with the all-new, fourth-generation RX 350 and RX 450h luxury crossovers, revealed live at the 2015 New York Auto Show.

Official

Bigger, Safer, Fancier And More Stylish

New York Auto Show debut of the all-new RX 350 and hybrid RX 450h reveals sharper styling, F Sport model, and a possible future three-row version.

Official

Toyota unveils its Toyota Safety System and Lexus Safety System+, both centered around autonomous-braking capability, aimed at bringing advanced driver safety and convenience features way down in price.

Teased

Lexus is showing the first teaser of the next-gen RX head of its New York Auto Show debut on April 1. The luxury crossover appears to wear a stylish rear pillar that mixes metal and glass.

Report

Toyota and Lexus are pushing production of its CUVs, while the mainstream brand is watching and considering the compact segment below the entry level RAV4.

Report

Edmunds is reporting Lexus will trot its long-awaited next-generation RX in the Big Apple come April, and that said vehicle would be bigger and pricier than the current car, owing to the existence of the entry level NX.

Spy Shots

Lexus looks to be well underway with its redesign of the RX crossover, with the new, potentially seven-passenger testing on the roads of Europe.

Report

The 2015 Detroit Auto Show is shaping up to be a big one for Lexus, with Group Vice President Jeff Bracken confirming to Ward's Auto that the Japanese luxury marque will have at least one, and possibly two, all-new-model introductions.

Report

Ah, aluminum. The lightweight, strong material has long held a following within the premium ranks, but as Ford prepares to launch an aluminum F-150, the material is gaining acceptance among more mainstream automakers. Toyota is one such brand, with a new report indicating that the Japanese giant will add aluminum bits and bobs to some of its upcoming vehicles.

Recalls

Toyota has announced a recall of roughly 20,000 vehicles covering the 2014 Avalon, Camry, Highlander (pictured) and Sienna, as well as the 2015 Lexus RX luxury crossover. The affected vehicles are all powered the 2GR-FE engine, which in layman's terms, is Toyota's well-regarded 3.5-liter V6.

Report

In case you're thinking, "But Lexus already has a seven-seat crossover in the GX 460," that's actually a proper SUV – the body-on-frame kind with the massive footprint and floaty handling. A report in Automotive News says that Lexus is trying to figure out how to produce a true crossover with space for seven humans, with the options narrowed down to growing the RX (pictured) or sorting out a brand new model.