Toyota Motor Corporation plans to bring in hybrid versions of its large SUV’s for the year 2016 as a means of preparing for the tough environmental regulations. Additionally, the company intends to roll out hybrid versions which are able to power big vehicles. One such big auto which seems to be the obvious candidate to be equipped with the new hybrid powertrain is Lexus LX 570. The automaker is working on redesigning this model without interfering with its large sports utility vehicle characteristics such as off-loading abilities. The 2016 Lexus LX 570 will definitely have amazing functions, high fuel efficiency and an attractive look. Each feature in this car will be designed to make this auto the most luxurious machine of the year.
2016 Lexus LX 570: Redesign Exterior and Interior
2016 Lexus LX 570 comes with a sturdy body which enables it to cover off-road distances easily. Its interior contains soft and aired seats. It is upholstered in fine leather which makes this SUV to look fabulous. Some of its noticeable features include a radar system, an elegant and detailed instrumental panel, a satellite radio, dashboard with LED illumination and a large 9 inch touch-screen. For data transfer purposes, the coupe` is equipped with Bluetooth. Again, there are futuristic entertainment features in the 2016 Lexus LX 570 hybrid and they include 19 speakers Mark Levinson which offers high quality music along the journey. Slacker Radio and iHeart Radio are some of the upgraded features available in this machine. There is a reaview camera which is fixed on the console and it guides the driver in viewing the crossroads clearly. As for the seats, there is a 12 way power front passenger seats and a 14 way power driver seat. On top of that, this car comes with easy access keyless entry system, Lexus memory system in the driver’s seat, four zone climate control, power folding third row seat, navigation system and 9 speaker Boose radio. Its gear knob, gauge, pedals and door panels will be redesigned to give it a sportier feel. This model is made to comfortably seat eight adult passengers.
Its chassis will be redesigned to give it a modern appearance but at the same time maintain Lexus SUV look. Its exterior will be enhanced by a refreshed grille bearing Lexus signature. Its front and rear bumpers will be larger than they currently are but of course with better looks. This compact SUV will have large wheels as well as powerful suspensions which will enable it to drive effortlessly in rough terrains.
2016 Lexus LX 570: Engine and Fuel Economy
There is information that new 2016 Lexus LX 570 will run on a 5.7 liter V8 engine which is able to produce 383 horsepower and a torque of 403 lb-ft. 2016 Lexus LX 570 will be able to tow approximately 7000 pounds. Its hybrid engine will be mated to a six speed automatic transmission. Its EPA ratings will be 12/17 city/highway respectively. This hybrid engine will enable the 2016 Lexus LX 570 Hybrid to accelerate from zero to sixty mph in about 6.5 seconds.
2016 Lexus 570: Release Date and Price
The price of 2016 Lexus LX 570 is expected to range from $ 80 000. However, this price will vary depending on the packages available. Its release date is scheduled for fall of 2015.