The 2020 Lexus RX 350 F Sport will be again the top of the line model with significant upgrades. We can expect unique design of this special model. Of course, the price climbs up, but the F Sport trim level for all Lexus crossovers and SUVs draw a lot of attention. The new vehicle for the 2020 season will take updates from the standard RX 350, and upgrade them to another level with special parts.
The 2020 Lexus RX 350 F Sport will arrive at the same time as the rest of the lineup. Well, we still hope to see the package upgrading the extended version. But, it is not likely to happen. On the other hand, designers also added F Sport set of features to the hybrid model, and it appears under RX 450h nameplate. All in all, the 2020 Lexus RX 350 F Sport is there to improve the offer and add sportier driving impression.
2020 Lexus RX 350 F Sport vs Standard Model
What kinds of upgrades we can expect from the 2020 Lexus RX 350 F Sport? First of all, there are exterior parts that will make this crossover SUV more aggressive. An eye-catching grille and wheels are definitely helping to reach this goal. Exhaust is tuned to create more noise and improve the overall driving impression. Inside, designers are using contrast stitching and upholstery to make the ride more aggressive. Well, buyers will be able to customize the interior with various colors available for seats and upholstery.
The automatic transmission is available for the 2020 Lexus RX 350 F Sport. However, this model will also offer paddle shifters. Also, the trim gets a custom driving mode in addition to other existing setups (Normal and Eco). The ride is stiffer thanks to unique adaptive dampers and steering. Well, we couldn’t see this coming – the Normal mode has better handling than the Sport setup.
2020 Lexus RX 350 F Sport Specs
Under the hood of the 2020 Lexus RX 350 F Sport is going to sit the same engine as for the base setup. It is a 3.5-liter V6 unit. However, it is tuned to create more power than the extended RX 350L model. The drivetrain is capable to launch 295 hp and 267 lb-ft of torque. An eight-speed automatic gearbox is mated to the engine, and the F Sport is the only model in the lineup with paddle shifters. Single exhaust for the RX 350L cuts 5 ponies. The F Sport package is also available with a hybrid drivetrain, but it comes as RX 450h F Sport model. It pairs the same drivetrain with electric batteries.
2020 Lexus RX 350 F Sport Price
Since the 2020 Lexus RX 350 F Sport takes the top spot in the lineup, its price is the highest. Modifications will make the cost go above $52,000. It is $8,000 more than the standard setup and $4,000 more than for the extended three-row version. The hybrid variant will increase the price by another $2,000. Few upgrades and it gets a $55,000 price tag.