We’re caught completely by surprise by the appearance of the Lexus UX Concept. This model is the new bet of the japanese brand in the segment of the SUV small. Is expected to occupy a rung below the medium-Lexus NX and the great Lexus RX. With them will share design language, but this prototype will have a few more lines radical. Has been leaked a few weeks before his debut, which is scheduled for Paris.
The UX Concept is any other thing less discreet. Although we have only been able to see the picture that illustrates this story, stands out for its striking appearance. It is a project that already started last year with the Lexus LF-SA, and will have some of their traits. We characterized the huge alloy wheels, its rear doors suicide and the absence of pillar B. they do Not show the rear-view mirrors, which have been replaced by cameras.
Lexus LF-SA Concept
As it is not yet official, unknown data of your mechanics, although we have a clue. The double exit exhaust that we see behind us indicates that will a combustion engine. Although what is more likely is that the prototype is linked to another electric to form a hybrid drive system. The Lexus UX Concept will preview a future compact crossover which will reach production in the near future.
In fact, we know for sure that the mark has registered the names UX 200, UX 250 and UX 250h. These would correspond with two versions of petrol and a hybrid. The production model have enough in common with the Toyota C-HR, since it will share its platform TNGA. The Lexus UX could reach to the end of 2017, but before we will need to know the prototype at the end of the month in the Lounge of Paris.
Source – Autoweek.nl