The third generation of the Lexus LX 570 has been on a market for a decade and the car maker has decided to introduce the new and improved version of this model. So, we are hoping to see soon the all new 2018 Lexus LX 570.
The LX 570 is one of the brand largest SUVs which is a great hauler and off-roader which can conquer almost any type of surface. As well, it has excellent towing capacities. Furthermore, the new Lexus will a powerful V-8 powertrain under its hood but unfortunately it will lack in acceleration. Dimensionally, the new Lexus is very large so it will provide excellent space inside the cabin too. As well the interior looks very elegant and luxurious with premium materials.
The key rivals of the upcoming Lexus will be Mercedes-Benz GLS Class, Cadillac Escalade and Land Rover Range Rover.
2018 Lexus LX 570 powertrain, performance and fuel economy
The 2018 Lexus LX 570 will be powered with the same engine found in the Land Cruiser model. It is a 5.7-liter V-8 engine. The total output of this unit will be 383 horsepower and 403 pound-feet of torque. The engine will pair to an 8-speed automatic gearbox. The all-wheel drive configuration will be standard. The top speed of this powertrain will be 137 mph. Moreover, the new LX 570 will be able to reach 60 mph in 7.3 seconds. And its towing capacity will be maximum 7,000 pounds. As for the fuel economy, it is rated at 13 mpg in the city, 18 mpg on the highway and 15 mpg combined.
Design of exterior and interior
When it comes to exterior, the 2018 Lexus LX 570 will feature a true SUV shape but this time with sportier appearance. The front fascia will receive a new, black version of brand’s well-known grille with different mesh design. As well, we will also notice new bumper and elongated headlamps which will look more menacing. On the rear, there will be a new bumper and large taillights. The LX 570 will ride on the standard five-spoke 20-inch alloy wheels. However, the larger 21-inch wheels will be available too.
Inside, the 2018 Lexus LX 570 will look elegant and refined with several interior schemes to choose from. The cabin is very spacious and has three rows of seats. It is able to welcome up to eight passengers. However, the third row will be suitable for children and small adult only. The seats are comfortable, supportive and covered in quality leather. The cargo space is also very roomy and for more space the third row of seats can be fold out. As well, a driver seats is 14-way adjustable.
As for the equipment, it will come standard with navigation, keyless ignition, Bluetooth, automatic parking assistance etc. Moreover, some of the optional features will be a DVD entertainment system for rear seats, heated and ventilated seats, Mark Levinson audio system with 19 speakers etc.
Release date and price
The 2018 Lexus LX 570 should go on sale later this year. When it comes to the price, it is said that it will start at around $90,000.