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Old 08-22-14, 09:40 AM   #1
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Yeah, great news! Already planning to attend.

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I'm going to go as well.

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So we attended the preview last night. Static display; it was a Japanese model; right hand drive. 200T F sport in red, no sun roof but Mark Levinson sound!

Pros; size is nice. We sat in a new RX F right next to it in the show room and the Wife commented how "big" the RX is. This was not a production vehicle; there was odd and unfinished heat shielding on one of the cooling tubes at the top of the engine. No big engine cover like in the RX; you can actually see something under the hood. General fit and finish was typical Lexus quality though; very nice. Nice quality buttons, etc. That new touch pad may be interesting. The car wasn't on, but the fact it is to work like a smart phone would be cool to try. We played with the joy stick in the RXF and it seemed a bit odd, less intuitive than the touch interface on the NX. But again, it wasn't "on", so until I try it for real, don't really know which is preferred. The charging pad was in the NX; looked interesting.

Cons; the seats are too narrow. I'm not svelte, 6', 230 Lbs. and the bolsters in the lower seats cut into my thighs. Wouldn't want to do a long road trip with those. Perhaps the non F sport seats are different. Odd placement of the start button; high on the dash. Back seat room seemed adequate from the knee to rear of front seat; both Wife and I were in the back and it was tight, particularly when the center arm rest was lowered. This is a 4 passenger vehicle for sure. However, no sunroof meant likely a bit more headroom than will be on those with the sun roof. Then the front end; I'm not sold. The F sport grill looked really odd to me. The L logo was massive; almost kitschish. The display wasn't on either, but it sticks out like an afterthought. I think the designers should have integrated it into the dash; there seems to be enough of it.

The rear tailgate is rounded outwards too; didn't get that from the various pictures around. And the tops of the tail lights protrude quite a ways out, almost forming a shelf. Dangerous for things potentially dropping on them and I can imagine not cheap to replace should they break.

So in summary, until I see a 200T non-F Sport and get to drive it, I'm still on the fence. May just go with an RX and may wait to see the 2016 version. Long wait though; am told it's not due until October 2015.

And if you are interested, they have an LFA in the showroom as well. Not sure if it's new, but this was a limited edition; 1 of only 10 in Canada.
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