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2010 Lexus RX

“The RX is arguably our most iconic vehicle.” Those are the words of Lexus group vice president and general manager Mark Templin, who made the claim at the 2010 Lexus RX’s press preview in Northern California. More symbolic than the IS, the GS, and even the LS, the lux sedan that spearheaded Lexus’s U.S. launch in 1989 and sent the Europeans back to the drawing boards? According to Templin, it’s entirely possible.

2010 Lexus RXPerhaps he’s right; since the RX 300 created the luxury-crossover segment in 1998 and the RX 400h — the first hybrid luxury crossover — turned gas pumps cold in 2005, consumers have often referred to the RX as the Lexus SUV or the Lexus hybrid, despite the fact that there are other notable sport/utes and hybrids in Lexus’s lineup. Plus, RX sales numbers don’t lie: Through November 2008, it was Lexus’s best-selling vehicle not to mention the best-selling luxury SUV in the U.S.

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