Recreation of the new Lexus UX, the future compact SUV from Lexus. The big news from Lexus for the upcoming Paris Salon, 2016 will be another that the new UX, the future compact SUV of the signature premium Toyota and that was to advance thanks to the registration of patents of these initials, which we have been able to know that they are the initials of the Urban Crossover.
despite the fact that the brand has been very discreet with respect to this new model, the registration of patents without the intent of the brand to create at least 3 versions for the future model, UX 200, UX 250 and UX 250h. The first two should have engines of 2.0 and 2.5 liters atmospheric, while the latter will be the corresponding hybrid version is present in all the models of the brand.
This last hybrid version would be the choice for our market and would be a new mechanical plant, half-way between the that can be found between the CT 200h 136 HP, and the NX 300h, which has a total of 197 HP of power combined.
Lexus LF-SA Concept presented in Geneva 2015.
For the moment, we do not know if the model that we shall eventually see in the Paris Salon will be the production version of ultimate, or a new prototype that we forward the image that will be used in the model will arrive at dealers. A year ago Lexus presented the LF-SA Concept at the Geneva motor show, a sort of prototype that ahead of the future compact SUV of the brand nippon.
The concept, that we can see in the image above, reminded us, in a way, Toyota C-HR, this same month of September will begin its marketing on european soil and had the luck of being the first in meeting in person.
Precisely, the new compact crossover from Lexus should share a platform with the C-HR, the new Toyota TNGA) Toyota New Global Architecture, which also is based the latest generation of the Prius hybrid. So you will be expected to share with the new compact crossover from Toyota is not just a few items. In the case of the C-HR, we find a crossover of a similar size to the Nissan Qashqai, its main rival in Europe, with 4.35 meters length and a battle of 2.64 meters.
The prototype Lexus LF-SA Concept 2015 ahead of the future compact crossover of the brand.
up Until his presentation the Paris Salon 2016 we will not be able to offer more
data of the new model, which will be a step below the
current offer of crossovers of Lexus in Europe, the RX and NX, planting
the face models of the (premium segment as are the BMW X1 or
Audi Q3, reaching a price slightly above the Toyota C-HR.