The Lexus brand has always been associated with Toyota reliability with added style and luxury. Based on the Toyota Land Cruiser, the current LX 570 has been on the market since 2007. It has a been a popular contender in the highly competitive luxury SUV market. The redesigned 2018 Lexus LX 570 promises a whole lot of styling. The interior changes whilst keeping the original basic shape of the vehicle.
The vehicle’s overall look is in keeping with current trends, whilst keeping the same basic mechanics as the previous model. The 2018 Lexus LX 570 promises to deliver on the company’s reputation of comfort luxury. Also, safety and should continue to be a firm family favorite.
2018 Lexus LX 570 – External Body Parts and Inner Cosmetic Changes
Built on an aluminum and carbon fiber chassis, the look of the new 2018 Lexus LX 570 is much more modern and won’t look out place alongside the Range Rover or Jaguar SUV. The signature hourglass grille now has a chrome detail and is more refined, giving a fresh appearance to the front end of the vehicle. Sculpted into the front of the of the fender are inverted “L” shaped air intakes with round LED driving lights neatly placed into them.
The narrow trapezoid head lights give the SUV a contemporary aggressive look and 20-inch alloy wheels will be standard. At the rear, you’ll find LED tail lights and the rear spoiler has been redesigned giving the 2018 Lexus LX 570 a sportier look. Also, the side windows of the luggage compartment have also been reshaped, coming to a sharp point toward the tailgate further giving the impression of a lighter sportier vehicle.
The interior of the 2018 Lexus LX 570 has all that is expected of a luxury SUV. Heated leather seats – the driver’s seat equipped with 12-way electric adjustments and height adjustment. Also, the dashboard will be crafted from carbon fiber and dark walnut wood with aluminum edges and blue LED lighting.
All the modern technology one would expect from a vehicle in this class is available in the new Lexus. Including infotainment system with 450W 19 speaker surround sound, 12.3-inch touchscreen, and all the safety features. In addition traction control, adaptive radar cruise control, collision sensors, lane departure warning system and all-round airbags.
2018 Lexus LX 570 – Engine and Performance
Don’t expect any great surprises under the hood. The 2018 LX 570 will be powered by the same V8 5.7-liter engine found in the current model delivering 383 hp and 405 pound-feet torque. And the power will be sent through an 8 speed sequential automatic gearbox to all four wheels. Also, fuel consumption working out at 13/18 mpg (urban/freeway driving), 0-60 mph in 7.2 seconds with a top speed of 113 mph.
2018 Lexus LX 570 – When can it be seen on the road?
We can expect to see the new model on the market toward the end 2017 or early 2018. Also, a price of about $90 000, placing the Lexus LX 570 2018 at the higher end of the SUV market.
All round the Next generation, Lexus looks like it should meet expectations from a market segment. That has come to expect luxury, safety and performance. Finally, combine this with legendary reliability and service and can’t really go wrong, despite the rather hefty price tag.