Lexus has actually taken the covers of its newest crossover SUV, the 2019 Lexus UX, a subcompact entry positioned below the NX in the luxury division’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 on the very same platform as the Toyota C-HR, the 2019 Lexus UX has an edgy style that includes the division’s popular spindle grille theme. Lexus says the foundations offer the vehicle “exceptional body rigidness and a low center of mass for remarkable handling.”
Inside, the cabin has a cockpit design focused on the driver, leaving the passenger area wide and open. Lexus calls it a “seat-in-control” principle puts all essential vehicle functions within simple reach of the motorist. Utilizing standard Japanese crafts as an inspiration for the interior style, the UX will be readily available with an optional quilted leather interior and new trim surfaces, one that imitates the grain of Japanese paper.
2019 Lexus UX Engine
The 2019 Lexus UX will be offered in two 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 rated at 176-horsepower overall output from a hybrid powertrain that integrates the exact same 2.0-liter engine. The UX 250h also gains from a second electric 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 choice 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 decrease body roll.
The F Sport bundle includes a mesh texture to the spindle grille, big fog light bezels with L-shaped chrome molding, an unique rear bumper treatment, 18-inch alloy wheels and black trim. Inside, the F Sport will have sport seats, a special wheel, 8-inch TFT color display for the chauffeur and aluminum sport pedals and foot rest.
2019 Lexus UX Release Date and Price
U.S. clients will get their very first in-person look at the vehicle during the New York Auto Show in April. The 2019 Lexus UX 200 and 250h start production this fall for December accessibility with rates announced closer to the on-sale date.