Someone at Lexus has been using a thesaurus lately, or, more likely, logging on to Thesaurus.com.

The new RX350 and RX450h hybrid have navigation systems featuring something called “haptic” technology. No you don’t need a shot before you order the option, but you do get a light jolt from the joystick-like “Remote Touch” controller whenever you use it to move a cursor over images on the screen.

Interesting, but it probably won’t make or breaking any sales. More power, better fuel economy, a bigger cargo space, and a tougher-looking exterior should do the trick.

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