The upcoming 2018 Lexus LX 570 Superior has already been showcased and it will be released in select markets, as per the industry buzz. The Luxury SUV segment is witnessing increasing competition these days. Every major luxury car brand is either revamping existing popular models or introducing modified or special editions of the existing lineup.
The Toyota’s sister luxury brand, Lexus is also doing the same. The LX 570 SUV is getting a special edition.
2018 Lexus LX 570 Superior – Aggressive Look
There is no denying the design of 2018 Lexus LX 570 Superior is quite aggressive. You may not like the macho look- but it is hard to ignore the beast on wheels. This is a special edition model and that is evident from the bolder exterior styling. The edition released in different markets may get slightly distinct looks. In some markets, the model may be unveiled with black radiator grille and two-tone 21-inch alloy wheels. The mirrors get black wing covers and some dark chrome accents are also there on its body. Clearly, the model is aimed at upmarket buyers.
The cabin of 2018 Lexus LX 570 Superior is expected to be filed with luxury. The upholstery customization choices are also going to be aplenty. It will also get ambient lighting and multi-zone climate control- like most siblings. Industry sources hint at a new red interior with contrasting black accents. It may get ‘Sun Flare Brown’ hue scheme. You can also expect genuine wood trim inside the cabin. Cargo capacity is not known but it should be on par with regular model.
Safety Features and Amenities
The 2018 Lexus LX 570 Superior is going to be laden with plenty of advanced safety features. It will also get plenty of amenities. So, you can expect to be sold with lots of airbags. A rearview camera, traction camera, and safety features to avoid accidents are going to be there.
The car will be laden with the new version of Lexus’s infotainment setup. Driven by a large touchscreen unit, it will offer support for Smartphone app, Bluetooth and USB.
2018 Lexus LX 570 Superior – Engine Options
The new Lexus LX 570 Superior is going to be powered by a beefy 5.7-liter naturally aspirated V8 engine. This engine has an output of 383 HP and it is clubbed with an 8-speed automatic transmission gearbox. However, in select markets the Lexus may offer a 4.5-liter V8 turbo-diesel unit- though it is yet to be confirmed. The ride quality is expected to be excellent –owing to use of adaptive shock absorbers.
Cost and Launch Date of the 2018 Lexus LX 570 Superior
The exact price of upcoming Lexus LX 570 Superior is not known. However, it may be priced above $90.000. The release date is set for late 2017.
Summing it up
The Lexus LX 570 Superior is a special edition model of the company’s popular flagship luxury SUV. However, the design changes are largely cosmetic in nature and powertrain remains the same as well. It may succeed in wooing target buyers if Lexus does not price the model too steeply.