Lexus has actually taken the covers of its newest crossover SUV, the 2019 Lexus UX, a subcompact entry placed listed below the NX in the high-end department’s line. The UX is making its world launching at the Geneva Motor Program, some 18 months after its look as a principle at the Paris salon.
2019 Lexus UX Design
Based upon the very same platform as the Toyota C-HR, the 2019 Lexus UX has an edgy style that includes the department’s popular spindle grille style. Lexus states the foundations offer the vehicle “extraordinary body rigidness and a low center of mass for remarkable handling.”
Inside, the cabin has a cockpit style concentrated on the motorist, leaving the guest area broad and open. Lexus calls it a “seat-in-control” principle puts all essential vehicle functions within simple reach of the motorist. Utilizing conventional Japanese crafts as a motivation for the interior style, the UX will be offered with an optional quilted leather interior and new trim surfaces, one that simulates the grain of Japanese paper.
2019 Lexus UX Engine
The 2019 Lexus UX will be provided in 2 models, the UX 200, powered by a new 168-horsepower 2.0-liter 4-cylinder engine mated to a CVT and the UX 250h, which is ranked at 176-horsepower overall output from a hybrid powertrain that integrates the very same 2.0-liter engine. The UX 250h likewise gains from a second electrical motor on the rear axle offering it all-wheel drive ability.
2019 Lexus UX F Sport Option
The 2019 Lexus UX will likewise be used with the department’s F Sport alternative plan that features a performance-oriented suspension with particular spring, stabilizer bar and shock tuning to hone the vehicle’s handling. The F Sport alternative can be integrated with an Adaptive Variable Suspension system, which likewise assists lessen body roll.
The F Sport plan consists of a mesh texture to the spindle grille, big fog light bezels with L-shaped chrome molding, a distinct rear bumper treatment, 18-inch alloy wheels and black trim. Inside, the F Sport will have sport seats, a distinct wheel, 8-inch TFT color display screen for the chauffeur and aluminum sport pedals and foot rest.
2019 Lexus UX Release Date and Price
U.S. consumers will get their very first in-person take a look at the vehicle throughout the New York Auto Show in April. The 2019 Lexus UX 200 and 250h start production this succumb to December accessibility with rates revealed closer to the on-sale date.