In mid-summer of this year, the Japanese car company 2018-2019 Lexus has organized a private screening of the compact crossover with an index of NX in Moscow, which in September will begin to take orders.
The world debut of the car in April at the Beijing auto show, and the European premiere of the model is planned for the auto show in Moscow, which starts at the end of the summer.
As expected, the new 2018-2019 Lexus NX got aggressive appearance, a large grille falshradiatora, rims made of light alloys with a diameter of 17 inches (optionally available 18-inch wheels), as well as front and rear LED optics.
The car, though small, but came close to the class of midsize crossovers.
Its length is 463-x centimeters, a width of 184.5 cm excluding the external mirrors and the height of 164.5 centimeters fit in.
Under wheelbase cars allocated 266 centimeters.
Curb weight of the crossover depending on the variant of equipment ranges from 1630 to 1845 five-year-kilogram.
As stated in the Japanese company, the new NX interior in the style of a sports car 2018-2019 Lexus.
Saloon car received 5-seat configuration, the center console with silver trim, leather-sheathed steering wheel, a system for wireless charging of mobile gadgets, multimedia system with an 8-inch display, the brake pedal of aluminum and so on.
In addition, the model proposed sports package F Sport, in which the manufacturer has included the more expensive and high-quality finishing materials, aerodynamic body kit parts and alloy wheels 18 inches in diameter.
In addition, part of the optional equipment includes adaptive cruise control, the monitoring system “blind” zones, a projection screen and the on-board computer system settings Remote Touch with a joystick.
Note that the luggage compartment of the new 2018-2019 Lexus NX in the normal state is able to accommodate 500 liters of luggage, while the second row seats folded its volume will increase to 1545-year-liters.
On the Russian market, the crossover will be presented with the same powertrains as in Europe.
The role of the base motor gasoline went 4-cylinder 2-liter “aspirated” function with variable valve timing Valvematic, the issuing of the order of 150 horsepower and 193 Newton meters of maximum torque.
It fully complies with environmental standards Euro-5.
The pair worked with him stepless variator Multidrive.
Here, the maximum speed of the machine will be 180 kilometers per hour, and average fuel consumption in the version with front-wheel drive does not exceed 7.2 liters per 100 kilometers, from the all-wheel drive modification, the figure is 7.5 liters.
The top petrol engine is also turbocharged 2-liter and four-cylinder, but its capacity reaches 238 mi horsepower and maximum torque of 350 Newton-meters.
This unit corresponds to the ecological standard Euro-6 and comes paired with an automatic 6-speed transmission and all-wheel drive.
With this engine the compact 2018-2019 Lexus NX 2015 model year accelerated to a maximum of 200 kilometers per hour and consumes an average of about 8.8 liters of gasoline per 100 kilometers.
In our country, it will be available and hybrid versions of the Japanese crossover.
The structure of the power plant includes gasoline naturally aspirated 2.5-liter 155-horsepower (210 Newton meters) engine and two electric motors – 143 and 68 horsepower, front and rear respectively.
Hybrid 2018-2019 Lexus NX crossover receives a system full of drive and CVT.
The maximum speed of this version reaches 180 kilometers / hour, and the mixed mode operation is consumed on average no more than 5.4 liters of gasoline on “hundreds” of kilometers.
In the domestic market the new 2018-2019 Lexus NX will be available before the end of 2014 year.
First, there will be a younger version of NX 200 and NX 300h hybrid modification, but a turbocharged version of the NX 200t will arrive in Russia only in the first half of next year.
A detailed list and the composition of complete sets manufacturer will announce during the Moscow Motor Show in 2014 . At the same time will be announced and the cost of the crossover.
According to many automotive experts, with the model in the base case equipment to Russian customers will have to pay about 1 400 000 – 1 500 000 rubles.
For comparison, the cost of direct competitors in the Audi Q5’s face, Range Rover Evoque and Mercedes GLK will start respectively from 1 900 000, 2 100 000 and 2 200 000 rubles.