New SUV: The Lexus UX

Köln, 20. February 2018

With a world and two European travels Lexus premieres at this year's Geneva motor show (8. to 18. March 2018). The Highlight of Toyota and its luxury brand, the series version of a small SUV called the UX.

As the study at the Paris motor show in 2016

From the series-UX Lexus shows so far, only a little revealing detail image of the stern. But in 2016 at the Paris auto salon, the brand had presented the model in this study. The car is obviously the Lexus Version of the 2017 launched Toyota C-HR. Especially for Toyota-unusually emotionally designed car became a year to just over 13,000 in Germany selling cars to one of the most popular models of the brand – it was 2017 at Position three (Yaris, and just after the Auris). Lexus could pay a new boost in the sale of good use, because the brand came in 2017 in Germany to a mere 3,000 cars sold. A small SUV below the 4.63 metres wide, NX would be the most promising solution.

More Power?

The motorization of the UX, there is still no information from Lexus. The C-HR is offered with a 116-horsepower turbo gasoline engine and a 122-HP hybrid powertrain. In our Tests, both of the engines offered less Power, as it was the exterior design expect – we hope so on a turbo diesel with 150 HP or the like.

RX as a seven-seater SUV

In addition, the Japanese premium brand shows the Lexus RX L, which was already in the autumn of 2017 at the Los Angeles Auto Show. The 5,00-Meter-long, long version of the normally 4.89 meters large SUV offers space for up to seven people. For the second row, there is an optional three-seat bench or two individual seats, the rearmost row is electrically adjustable. To Details, such as the trunk volume, the motors, the market or the prices Lexus said – it is probably fair for more information.

LF-1 Limitless: Huge coupe-SUV as a study

The second European premiere is an SUV: The Lexus LF-1 Limitless Concept was recently shown at the North American International Auto Show (NAIAS) in Detroit. It is intended to give an Outlook on future models. The Grill is the same size as the current Lexus models, the side view impressed, however, with a coupé-like elegance. Since the study is five meters long, it could be the successor to the (in Germany not offered) SUV flagship LX. Fair appearance is rounded off by a special model of the Lexus RC. With the F Special Edition of the powerful coupe Lexus celebrates the tenth birthday of its sporting F models.(sl)