Restored and modernized Lexus NX was presented at the 2017 Shanghai Auto Show. Although there were indications that the premiere held in New York, the company is committed to Shanghai. In any case, 2018 Lexus NX brings significant changes compared to the previous model. The changes are visible and those that are not the biggest fans of the brand. More specifically, Lexus has significantly changed the details of the external appearance of the new model. Also, the interior of the vehicle obtained certain modifications and improvements. Finally, there are still some improvements, which are not related to vehicle design.
The previous model was present for several years on the market. During that time, he went through restyling and trimming. All this with the aim of meeting the needs of buyers of luxury vehicles. All these changes have helped to previous model remain interesting and competitive, to the emergence of a new generation of models. The new generation is presented, and sales will start until the end of 2017.
Now already old model had a significant share in the total number of vehicles sold Lexus brand. More specifically, Lexus NX is the third best-selling model of the company. Better-selling models by him are just RX SUV and ES sedan models. The new 2018 Lexus NX will attempt to repeat the success of its predecessor. And not only that. The new model will try to go one better.
The new model has received a streamlined look. On the front side of the vehicle, it is evident that many new details. Here are revised grille, new design headlights and daytime running lights in LED technology. Some versions of the model are obtained and modified air intakes on the front of the vehicle. These are the NX 300h and NX 300 F Sport versions. These versions have been given a new design of the fog lights.
On the rear side of the vehicle is dominated by a new rear spoiler, chrome exhaust pipes and a new light. Also, there are new aluminum 18-inch wheels. In addition, NX 300h chrome version is received, “L” elements on the rear bumper.
Interior of the new model was promoted to the new systems and premium materials. What most prominent is that the larger 10.3-inch screen, replacing the old 7.0-inch. Controls of the HVAC system have been much local copy than they were. It is now standard equipment and Lexus Safety System suite of electronic driver assist features. Finally, there are the details of the interior of the metallic satin finish.
Another significant detail related to the design 2018 Lexus NX, NX refers to the F Sport version. This version comes with a black front grille, exclusive wheels, shove aluminum accents on the interior of the new black-and-white combination seats.
2018 Lexus NX Specs
Lexus NX crossover she was offered in two versions. The most popular version, NX 300h has a hybrid powertrain. On the other hand, the NX 200t version offered 2.0-liter turbo petrol engine with 235 horsepower. This engine will still be offered, but now in the new Lexus NX 300 model, which replaced the NX 200t.
The 2018 Lexus NX 300h powered by a 2.5-liter based hybrid setup with an output of 194 horsepower. This system consists of the above mentioned 4-cylinder diesel engine in combination with the two electric motors.
Finally, we should mention the significantly modified suspension, while improving manageability.