With its new hourglass grille, the new 2018 Lexus LX 570 is destined to transform a lot better as compared to its predecessor as far as looks are concerned. An SUV with luxury is how Lexus LX 570 has been known since its arrival in the year 2008 and a decade has passed without much change. So, expect a few noteworthy modifications from the Japanese this time to provide stiff competition to its German rivals.
2018 Lexus LX 570 – Exterior and Interior Features
The Lexus has maintained its old chassis of aluminum and carbon fiber. It is going to come with a drop gate defogger, rear wiper, neatly designed LED tail lamps and roof rails.The standard 20-inch wheels will be provided fitted to all weather tires with 10 spoke 21-inch wheels as an alternate.
The dashboard is made of rich quality Walnut wood equipped with carbon fiber and aluminum which accounts for decreased curb weight of this 4×4. A heads up display, Android app suite, Apple CarPlay, illuminated console and also electrochromic heated outside mirrors are made standard. A 12.3-inch infotainment system will be synced with 19 speakers 450-watt surround sound. For people at the rear, a couple of 11.6-inch screens have been provided for infotainment.
The 2018 Lexus LX 570 also comes with heated steering wheel and front bucket seats with power adjustable features. Leg room and head space have been applauded in Lexus cars. Hence this model won’t be any exception as well.
The new Lexus LX 570 will see no compromise in safety features. The rigid body structure with crumple zone, 10 airbag system, vehicle stability control and power-assisted 4-wheel disc brakes to come as standard. Back perspective panorama camera, park assist, crawl control, active height control, all round airbags and hill start assist control also provided. Along with these are blind area fore-warning, lane departure warning, and forward collision warning pedestrian recognition
2018 Lexus LX 570 – Under the Hood
A 5.7-liter V-8 engine is expected to receive a small power surge of 383 HP. Coupled with a torque of 403 lb-ft and a towing capacity of 7000 pounds the new 2018 Lexus LX 570 has 5 off-road driving modes. A full-time standard 4-wheel drive with adaptive variable suspension and variable monitors is available as well.
This Lexus LX 570 is going to get an 8-speed automatic transmission as compared to its previous 7-speed AMT along with an EPA rating of 13 mpg in the city and 18 mpg on the highways. The vehicle is supposed to do a top speed of 140 mph with an acceleration rate of 0-60 mph in 7.2 seconds.
2018 Lexus LX 570 – Competitors, Price and Release Date
With promising competitors in the market as BMW X6 and Lincoln Navigator, the 2018 Lexus LX 570 is going to be released by late 2017 or early 2018. Finally, it’s expected to have a price range of $90,000 to $95,000.