As can be seen in this new video of the model caught at the Nurburgring in Germany, styling modifications will be kept to a minimum with engineers focusing their attention beneath the posterior.

Lexus are entering their final preparations for the next generation of its RX SUV before the model is launched in the summer of 2009. As can be seen in this new video of the model caught at the Nurburgring in Germany, styling modifications will be kept to a minimum with engineers focusing their attention beneath the posterior.

Poor sales of the petrol only Lexus SUV has led the automaker to drop these models from the line up in markets with seriously high fuel prices, leaving only hybrid versions available. Markets where the fuel prices are relatively cheaper such as the U.S will continue to receive the non-hybrid model.

The new generation will also benefit from a third row of seats to give it parity with rivals such as the BMW X5 and also marks the first time Lexus have offered a seven seat RX SUV.

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