Toyota has officially unveiled in Japan the 2014 Harrier which is basically a rebadged version of the Lexus RX.

Toyota has officially unveiled in Japan the 2014 Harrier which is basically a rebadged version of the Lexus RX.

The car is scheduled to go on sale on December 2nd with a 2.0-liter 4-cylinder engine mated to a CVT sending power to a standard two-wheel drive or an optional four-wheel drive system. The power unit develops 151 HP (111 kW) and a peak torque of 193 Nm and enables the car to have a fuel consumption in the JC08 Japanese cycle of 16 km/l (6.2 liters / 100 km or 37.9 mpg US or 45.5 mpg UK).

Wait until January 15, 2014 and you can order the new Harrier in a hybrid version equipped with a 2.5-liter engine and an electric motor providing a combined output of 196 HP (144 kW) and 206 Nm (152 lb-ft). Toyota mentions the Harrier Hybrid will be sold exclusively with a four-wheel drive arrangement.

The 2014 Toyota Harrier starts at 2,720,000 JPY (about 27,300 USD / 20,300 EUR / 17,175 GBP) for the standard model and from 3,610,000 JPY (36,300 USD / 27,000 EUR / 22,800 GBP) for the hybrid derivative.

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2014 Toyota Harrier fully revealed in Japan with optional hybrid setup [videos]