Lexus all-new NX is right here, introducing a brand new design, new powertrains, new connectivity and security tech, in addition to improved dynamics and efficiency.
Lexus declare that the second-generation NX is way over simply that, however reasonably the opening of a new chapter for the Lexus brand. Heralding in a new direction in design and powertrains, the mid-size luxurious SUV represents a leap ahead in dynamic efficiency for the model. Moreover, a brand new multimedia platform which Lexus calls the Tazuna cockpit idea options within the second-generation NX. It includes a 14-inch touch-display and in top-spec F Sport mannequin contains a high-grade digital instrument cluster and a color head-up show, too.
Simply two fashions can be found at launch; the 2WD 152 kW, 239 N.m 2,5-litre naturally-aspirated EX mannequin and the AWD 205 kW, 430 N.m turbocharged 2,4-litre F Sport. Hybrid fashions will be a part of the lineup at a later stage.
An attention-grabbing little bit of tech options on the brand new NX – secure exit help (SEA). This technique incorporates new e-latch electrically activated door deal with which basically detect cyclists or automobiles passing near the automobile after which retains the door closed to keep away from a collision. A full suite of help aids function, too, with extra three-lettered acronyms than one might ever think about. All are geared toward protecting each occupants and pedestrians secure by the use of a myriad warnings, bongs, flashing lights and steering help the place relevant.
As commonplace, the NX 250 EX comes with 18-inch alloy wheels, LED headlamps with computerized high-beam help, dual-zone local weather management, power-adjustable and heated entrance seats, and the “human-centric Tazuna cockpit idea,” DAB+ digital radio, “Hey Lexus!” pure speech recognition and Apple CarPlay and Android Auto compatibility. The NX 350 F Sport provides 20-inch alloy wheels, tri-beam LED headlamps with an adaptive high-beam system, heated and ventilated entrance seats, a panoramic view monitor, panoramic sunroof and F Sport-exclusive styling components. The NX F Sport options darkish chrome exterior particulars and a singular F Sport design mesh grille, too, in addition to new entrance and rear bumper designs with bigger facet vents lower into the entrance bumper. Two colors are unique to the F Sport fashions – White Nova and Poseidon Blue. As at all times with top-spec Lexus’, the 17-speaker Mark Levinson sound system options, too.
Lexus South Africa mentioned, “The all-new NX vary will reset luxurious medium SUV benchmarks with its courageous design, exhilarating efficiency and imaginative expertise.
“It combines luxurious specification and well-known Takumi craftsmanship with next-generation design and a stage of expertise that extends from lively security and safety to infotainment and powertrains.”
NX 250 EX – R860 000
NX 350 F Sport – R1 075 400
All NX fashions function a 7-year/105 000 km Guarantee and Full Upkeep Plan.