Lexus established the luxury "soft-road" SUV market with the RX300. The 3.0L 220-bhp/222 lb.-ft. V6 continues unchanged. The 2001 RX300 adds Vehicle Skid Control (VSC) and Brake Assist as standard. High Intensity Discharge (HID) headlights are optional. A DVD navigation system is also available. The RX300 is offered in FWD and AWD models.