2019 Lexus UX
Lexus has actually taken the wraps of its latest crossover SUV, the 2019 Lexus UX, a subcompact entry positioned below the NX in the high-end department’s line. The UX is making its world debut at the Geneva Motor Show, some 18 months after its appearance as an idea at the Paris salon.
2019 Lexus UX Design
Based upon the same platform as the Toyota C-HR, the 2019 Lexus UX has an edgy design that incorporates the department’s prominent spindle grille style. Lexus states the underpinnings offer the vehicle “remarkable body rigidness and a low center of mass for extraordinary handling.”
Inside, the cabin has a cockpit design focused on the chauffeur, leaving the guest area broad and open. Lexus calls it a “seat-in-control” principle puts all crucial vehicle functions within simple reach of the driver. Utilizing conventional Japanese crafts as a motivation for the interior design, the UX will be readily available with an optional quilted leather interior and brand-new trim finishes, one that mimics the grain of Japanese paper.
2019 Lexus UX Engine
The 2019 Lexus UX will be offered in two models, the UX 200, powered by a brand-new 168-horsepower 2.0-liter 4-cylinder engine mated to a CVT and the UX 250h, which is ranked at 176-horsepower total output from a hybrid powertrain that integrates the exact same 2.0-liter engine. The UX 250h likewise benefits from a second electric motor on the rear axle offering it all-wheel drive ability.
2019 Lexus UX F Sport Option
The 2019 Lexus UX will likewise be offered with the division’s F Sport option package that features a performance-oriented suspension with particular spring, stabilizer bar and shock tuning to hone the vehicle’s handling. The F Sport option can be integrated with an Adaptive Variable Suspension system, which also helps reduce body roll.
The F Sport plan consists of a mesh texture to the spindle grille, big fog light bezels with L-shaped chrome molding, an unique rear bumper treatment, 18-inch alloy wheels and black trim. Inside, the F Sport will have sport seats, a special wheel, 8-inch TFT color display screen for the driver and aluminum sport pedals and foot rest.
2019 Lexus UX Release Date and Price
U.S. customers will get their very first in-person take a look at the vehicle throughout the New York Auto Show in April. The 2019 Lexus UX 200 and 250h start production this succumb to December accessibility with prices announced closer to the on-sale date.