The Toyota owned luxury brand Lexus has launched the LX 570 in India and has priced it at ₹ 2.32 crore (ex-showroom India). With the launch, the official bookings for the Lexus LX 570 have begun at all Lexus dealerships across the country. The most interesting thing about the LX 570 is that the earlier the LX SUV was only available with the diesel engine till now in the 450d variant but now the automaker has introduced the model with a petrol engine as well.
Commenting on the launch, N Raja, Chairman, Lexus India said, “The performance and perfection of the 2018 LX embody the highest expression of Lexus engineering and design in an SUV and delivers for the Indian road in ways not previously seen. The addition of the LX 570 to our line-up in India offers our guests a striking vehicle with a commanding presence on the road, and exceptional ride quality to match. This is a car built for those who navigate life’s twists and turns with ease and authority.”
Mechanically, the newly launched Lexus LX 570 comes powered by a 5.7-litre V8 which churns out 362 bhp of maximum power and develops 530 Nm of peak torque. The transmission duties will be performed by an eight-speed automatic gearbox. The SUV also offers a host of modern features including Multi-terrain Select adjusts multiple vehicle systems to negotiate a range of conditions and demanding off-road conditions managed by the 5-speed Crawl Control, which intelligently adjusts the torque and brakes on each wheel independently in order to help the driver to focus fully on the steering.
Sharing its underpinnings with the Toyota Land Cruiser 200, the Lexus LX 570 too comes based on a ladder-on-frame chassis, but the Lexus stands out because of its elegant looks and luxurious feature offerings. The exterior of the newly launched luxurious SUV gets sharp styling and distinctive grille, full-LED headlamps, flared wheel arches, bulbous proportions and wraparound LED tail lights.
According to PB Venugopal, President, Lexus India, “The LX 570 brings a combination of power, performance and perfection that will make a head-turning impression on Indian roads. It’s built to tackle all the unpredictability of uneven terrains and to deliver the hallmarks of Lexus luxury. The 2018 LX delivers the power and dynamic presence of a 4WD with the technological innovations that deliver an exceptional drive.”
Talking about the interior, the 2018 Lexus LX 570 offers two-tone color theme finished in soft touch materials and leather upholstery along with a 19- speaker Mark Levinson audio system, auto climate control with 14 sensors to create the ideal cabin temperature, wireless charging and a Heads-up display. The seven-seater SUV also gets a massive touchscreen infotainment system, cool seats, and rear entertainment screens for passengers among others.
The newly launched premium Lexus LX 570 is available in seven paint options, with five leather trim options, and two wood trim insert options. While the standard LX 570 package includes 17-inch wheels, there is also an option of 18-inch aluminium wheels. The SUV will take against the likes of the other premium SUVs like Mercedes-Benz GLS, Audi Q7, Porsche Cayenne, and Range Rover Sports. Stay tuned to V3cars.com for further updates.