At RM475,000 (excluding insurance for Peninsular Malaysia private registration), the RX 350 L slots itself between the range-topping RX 450h and the RX 350 F Sport, while being offered in seven colours of Platinum Silver Metallic, Red MC. CS., Sonic Titanium, Graphite Black GF, Deep Blue MC, Amber CS and Sonic Quartz.
It fundamentally maintains the same dimensions as the five-seater variant, only it's added rear overhang has extended the overall length to provide some space for a third-row 50:50 split power folding rear seats.
Like the F Sport variant, a 3.5-litre (3,456cc) V6 engine sends 289hp at 6,300rpm and 358Nm of torque from 4,600 to 4,700rpm to the all-wheel drive system with dynamic torque control via an eight-speed automatic transmission.
It rolls on 20-inch aluminium wheels with 235/55 series tyres, with the the fronts controlled by an electric power steering system.
The RX 350 L also comes fitted with automatic Triple-L shaped LED headlights with auto-levelling, Led front fogs with cornering function, moonroof, hands-free powered tailgate and keyless entry with push-start button.
Inside, the cabin gets the Leather and Luxury trim accents, power-adjustable leather-wood steering wheel, tri-zone climate controls, electric parking brake, navigation system, wireless charger, semi-aniline leather upholstery, 40:20:40 split folding second row seats with walk-in function, rear-side manual sunshades and a 12-speaker Lexus Premium Audio system with 12.3-inch Electro Multi-Vision (EMV) display with remote touch controller and reverse camera with panoramic view monitor.
Safety comes from the inclusion of 10 airbags, anti-lock braking system, vehicle stability control, traction control, electronic brake-force distribution, hill-start assist, brake hold function, tyre-pressure warning system with auto location, blind spot monitoring system and rear cross traffic alert.