Lexus India has updated the portfolio with the launch of the LX570 in the country. With a price tag of Rs. 2.32 crore, the LX570 which is the petrol-powered vehicle gets a diesel option with the LX450 in India.
The LX570 is powered by a 5.7-litre V8 engine generating a peak power of 383bhp and a peak torque of 546 Nm. With the 2,200rpm only, the 90% of the turning force can be reached. The engine of the SUV comes mated to an eight-speed automatic transmission. The SUV uses the Multi-terrain Select off-road hardware in order to display the go-anywhere capability. The five-speed Crawl Control is available as standard in all and shorts out the driver’s input for off-road utility by adjusting the brake and torque on each wheel freely.
Looking-wise, it takes imposing and unspoiled Spindle grille up front bounded by sleek L-shaped LED headlamps. It has a relish cabin, as expected from the Lexus. Therefore, it obtains a Shimamoku trim and semi-aniline leather upholstery on the steering wheel. For the rear seats, a 19-speaker Mark Levinson music system is available with an HD 11.6-inch LCD display. Further, it has a 12.3-inch infotainment screen, ambient lighting, and four-zone climate control. The 2018 LX 570 as well as launches 3rd-row seating which can be shifted for extra cargo space if required.
N Raja, chairman, Lexus India, said while launching the vehicle, “The performance and perfection of the 2018 LX embody the highest expression of Lexus engineering and design in an SUV and delivers for the Indian road in ways not previously seen. The addition of the LX 570 to our line-up in India offers our guests a striking vehicle with a commanding presence on the road, and exceptional ride quality to match. This is a car built for those who navigate life’s twists and turns with ease and authority”.
The LX570 is priced matching the 470d oil engine vehicle. The SUV goes against the other premium ranged vehicles including Range Rover Sports, Porsche Cayenne, Mercedes- Benz GLS and Audi Q7.