Lexus NX 300h Launched In India At INR 53.18 Lakh
Lexus Indian has finally announced the pricing for their much anticipated NX 300h hybrid SUV in the country. The luxury auto brand by Toyota had introduced the NX 300h earlier on November 17th, 2017 but didn’t announce the price details for the same. Now, the automaker has announced the pricing of the vehicle starting from Rs 53.18 Lakh (ex-showroom, India). The SUV will be available in two variants - the regular NX 300h and the sportier NX 300h F-Sport with the price tag of Rs 55.58 lakh (ex-showroom, India).
Announcing the price, Akitoshi Takemura, President, Lexus India, said, "Keeping in mind our young guests, we have priced the NX 300h at an attractive price point. The design and engineering of this vehicle absolutely delights and now the pricing will excite a whole new category of guests in India. Our price approach for the NX 300h is in accord with Government's vision and we call it 'one nation, one price' making it advantageous for our guests. Keeping in mind the NX 300h's launch price, this is indeed the most opportune time to acquire a Lexus."
Mechanically, the Lexus NX 300h gets a 2.5-litre four-cylinder petrol engine paired with an electric motor that combined produces an output of 194 bhp. With an ARAI certified mileage of 18.32 kmpl, the engine comes mated with an electronically controlled CVT unit and the car runs on pure electric or petrol or a combination of both.
In terms of looks, the newly launched Lexus NX 300h gets the futuristic and sharp styling as other luxury cars by Lexus. The hybrid SUV gets signature Lexus grille and the logo comes with a blue backlight to signify its hybrid nature, flanked by LED headlamps and independent LED daytime running lamps as the exterior highlights. Other highlights include flared wheel arches with plastic cladding, side skirts, roof rails while comprises of sharp wraparound LED tail lamps, roof-mounted spoiler and a rear diffuser at the rear.
At the interior, the luxury SUV comes with cabin with spacious and comfortable rear passenger seats that can be reclined, folded flat or brought back upright at the push of a button along with the cabin that gets smart leather upholstery, a panoramic glass roof, wireless charging, heads-up display, and also a 10.3-inch multi-information touchscreen system that offers access to the audio, climate and navigation systems.
Apart from these, this luxurious giant offers a host of other premium features as well. The features include 8-way power adjustable and ventilated front seats, dual-zone independent climate control, drive mode select (eco, normal, sport, sport +, custom), rain sensing wipers and more. On the safety front, the Lexus NX 300h comes with offerings like 8 SRS airbags, ABS with EBD, electronic parking brakes, vehicle stability control, hill start assist, 360-degree panoramic view monitor, and a rearview camera with back guide monitor etc.
Customers interested in buying the Lexus NX 300h can order the SUV at company's 'Lexus Guest Experience Centres' which are located in Mumbai, New Delhi, Gurugram and Bengaluru, and Lexus authorized service corners in Chandigarh, Hyderabad, Chennai and Kochi. However, the deliveries for the SUV will commence from March 2018 and competes against Mercedes-Benz GLC, Audi Q5, BMW X3 and the newly launched Volvo XC60 in India.
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