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    Shanghai Motor Show: First-Ever Lexus MPV Likely To Debut

    by Swati Sanchayi on Wednesday, Apr 03 2019

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    Japanese extravagance carmaker Lexus has discharged a mystery picture alluding to another vehicle that will make a big appearance at the 2019 Shanghai Motor Show. The new Lexus vehicle is required to be an extravagance MPV which will be sold in China and other South East Asian markets.

    The mystery picture of the up and coming Lexus vehicle was posted on the brand's Taiwanese Facebook page. The picture was joined by a couple of sentences in Chinese that uncovered what the new vehicle would be and that it would make a big appearance at the 2019 Shanghai Motor Show, which opens on the sixteenth of April to the general population.

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    The post when interpreted peruses:

    LEXUS |THE LUXURY OF SPACE How does Lexus jump off the limits of transportation? When the vehicle is upgraded to personal private space... For her, you can have more imagination. That will be the present. @ 2019 Shanghai Auto Show.

    The source which initially announced this story additionally expresses that the language utilized by the Japanese extravagance carmaker in the post alludes to another MPV. The production asserts that phrases like 'Extravagance of Space' and 'individual private space' are utilized to sell minivan in numerous Asian markets, by and by tossing out a clue that the new Lexus will be a MPV. MPVs are viewed as premium vehicles in Asian markets because of the space they offer and their notoriety in the business sectors focused by the post.

    Lexus a year ago had trademarked the names LM350 and LM300h in the United States. Presently Lexus devotee asserts that the new MPV could very be the vehicle to manage the two trademarked nameplates when it arrives in the not so distant future. Very little is thought about the power plants that could advance under the cap of the new Lexus MPV. In any case, the 'h' badging on the second trademarked name suggests that the carmaker's 2.5- liter oil mixture power plant will be the green choice under the hood.

    The way that Lexus is making a MPV shouldn't come as that enormous an astonishment. Toyota, the parent organization of Lexus is known for its MPVs. Toyota's Alphard is a vast extravagance minivan that it sells in numerous Asian markets and the Innova is the most well-known MPV sold in India at the present time.

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    Last year, The Toyota owned luxury brand Lexus lad launched the seventh – generation ES 300h hybrid electric sedan in the Indian market. The newly launched luxury sedan comes priced at Rs 59.13 lakh (ex-showroom, India). The 2018 Lexus ES 300h was first showcased at the Beijing Motor Show earlier this year. The 2018 Lexus ES is the third vehicle in the 'Future Chapter of Lexus' that started with the LC coupe and LS sedan and replaces its predecessor globally. The next- generation Lexus ES 300h is based on the company's Global Architecture - K (GA-K) platform, which is a derivative of parent company Toyota's TNGA platform and measures 66 mm longer, 5 mm lower and 45 mm wider than the outgoing model with a 50 mm longer wheelbase and wider tracks at front and rear. While the car rides on 18-inch multi-spoke alloy wheels, the boot space too has been increased with 454 litres now.

    The safety features offered with the 2018 ES 300h include 10 airbags, Hill Start Assist, Vehicle Stability Control, and Anti-theft system with break-in and tilt sensors, while the color options include Black, Chateau and Topaz Brown at the exterior and the cabin finished in rich cream with wooden trim interior options to choose from. The new Lexus ES 300h rivals the Mercedes-Benz E-Class, Audi A6, BMW 5 Series and the Jaguar XF in the segment. Stay tuned to V3cars.com for further updates on the other cars by Lexus.

     


    ABOUT THE AUTHOR

    A diverse bilingual (English and Hindi) Copywriter and Content Creator based in New Delhi, India. With a degree in Journalism, I always had an inclination towards writing.

    As a writer, I have worked on content related to automobile, technology, travel, lifestyle, photography and many more.

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