It is a luxury crossover SUV sold by Toyota.
It was developed as an SUV that combined the ride and comfort of a luxury saloon (sedan), and the first generation model was released in 1997.
It is a pioneer model in the new genre of "Luxury crossover SUV," and competitors around the world released numerous follower models later.
The first and second generation models were sold as "Lexus" brand "RX" model overseas.
Harrier is the name of "a type of small hawk in the 'eastern marsh harrier' genus," and the emblem also portrays the eastern marsh harrier design.