Concept of Lexus NX was first proposed in 2012. This luxurious hybrid SUV is often considered a sibling to the RX model. The company plans to introduce 2016 Lexus NX with interesting new features and a captivating look, and they hope that this crossover SUV will have enough potential to stand against German biggies such as Mercedes M class, Audi Q7 and BMW X5. Toyota’s luxury segment is working hard to introduce revolutionary features into this SUV.
2016 Lexus NX: Exterior and Interior Design
2016 Lexus NX is going to be a brand new offering from Toyota, and hence they’ll have to focus on capturing the attention of a segment of buyers so as to acquire a firm grip on the market. This has a lot to do with a car’s appearance. With its stark outlines, sharp edges and a bold, aggressive appearance, Lexus NX (NX, by the way, stands for Nimble Crossover) will certainly not go unnoticed. Its vibrant appearance also makes it obvious that this SUV is mainly targeted at younger buyers. To consider its specific dimensions, the SUV is going to have a height of 64.8 inches, length of 182.3 inches, breadth of 73.6 inches and its wheelbase is going to be of 104.7 inches. From what has been revealed till now, the car looks pretty fascinating and its edgy look creates an impression that would make this car stand out in a crowd.
Lexus would be coming in 3 trim levels which would be: NX 300h, NX 200t and NX 200 t F-sport. Each of these versions is going to provide with an immensely luxurious interior. Since Toyota is all set to share ground with BMW, Audi and Mercedes, they will leave no leaf unturned when it comes to providing comfort and luxury for buyers. Since this model would be aimed at high-end customers, use of expensive fabric can be taken as a sure thing. Additionally, there’ll be adequate space for luggage and for a comfortable long drive, there’s going to ample room inside its cabin.
For infotainment, 2016 Lexus NX would be using latest human-machine interfaces and buyers can expect all sorts of touch screen and verbally controlled equipments. Sources have revealed that all sorts of ultra-modern technologies (which are currently much in use) would be present in this car.
2016 Lexus NX: Engine Specs
As for the engine, there would be various options to choose from. Basic 2016 Lexus NX model will be driven by a 2.0 lt. 4 inline gasoline engine. Another naturally powered gasoline engine of same configuration will be available for Russian models. They would produce 150 HP and come with FWD and AWD configurations.
Hybrid version of this 2016 Lexus NX will have a 2.5 lt. 4 inline gasoline engines and with AWD configuration, it is likely to produce a drive of around 200HP – 265 HP. All of these available engines will be paired with 6-speed programmed transmission.
2016 Lexus NX: Release Date and Price
Price of 2016 Lexus NX cannot be guessed just yet, but buyers can expect it to be much cheaper than the RX model. It shall be available in market by end of 2015.