Final Up to date: Might 11, 2023, 17:27 IST
Lexus has unveiled the primary glimpses of its much-awaited TX SUV. The teasers characteristic a rear quarter panel, providing a take a look at the ‘floating’ roof design of the premium SUV. Lexus TX will reportedly be the model’s extra premium tackle the Toyota Grand Highlander. The upcoming SUV will probably be provided in a three-row seating format with improved house in comparison with the previous-generation RX-L three-row.
In accordance with a Automobile and Driver report, Lexus has filed trademark functions for the monikers TX350, TX500h and TX550h+. This primarily signifies that the TX SUV will probably be provided in three powertrains which embrace petrol and hybrid powertrains.
Moreover, the TX is predicted to be mechanically just like the Grand Highlander.
Toyota’s Grand Highlander is on the market with three engines. The engine on the bottom variant is a 2.4-litre turbocharged four-cylinder. There’s additionally a hybrid-assisted 2.5-litre four-cylinder. Hybrid Max is the range-topping powertrain that generates 362 horsepower and might dash from 0-100kph in simply 6.3 seconds.
The Grand Highlander is pitched as a ‘excellent’ SUV for outside adventures. Lexus will seemingly market its TX SUV on related traces.
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Toyota’s flagship SUV boasts of includes a 12.3-inch digital instrument cluster, a 12.3-inch infotainment system, a head-up show, and heated and ventilated seats for the primary and second rows. Toyota has additionally added super security options to the Grand Highlander. The Toyota Security Sense 3.0 suite supplies lane departure alerts with steering help, a pre-collision system with pedestrian detection, adaptive cruise management, and street signal help. It stays to be seen if Lexus adopts all or a few of these options.
The Grand Highlander is constructed on the TNGA-Okay platform and can go on sale within the subsequent few months.
In the meantime, Lexus is about to broaden its India portfolio. The luxurious carmaker will quickly roll out the brand new RX SUV, LC 500 and the LM luxurious MPV within the nation.
Lexus’ LM 350 luxurious MPV, particularly, has generated super buzz available in the market because it was showcased on the Auto Expo 2023. The LM 350 will boast ultra-luxurious interiors. This contains reclining and ventilated captain’s seats on the again, a big 26-inch show, a fridge and an umbrella storage space for the rear passengers.