The Lexus LX 600 2022 It is already a reality and without a doubt it will captivate many clients on the other side of the pond. Based on the newly released Toyota Land Cruiser 300, the new LX combines capabilities off road outstanding with a high level of luxury and refinement. On an aesthetic level, the Lexus LX features an evolutionary design.
At the front there is a huge grille with seven floating bars and hollow central sections to improve engine cooling. Designers have also given the model larger air intakes and slimmer headlights, which feature three-dimensional daytime running lights. The position of the A-pillars has been delayed to provide dynamism.
It will hit dealerships in the first quarter of next year.
Together it looks a sportier look and a more aerodynamic bodywork. The muscular wheel arches now house 18-inch, 20-inch and 22-inch wheels. At the rear we can now read ‘Lexus’, as in the renewed NX. Also new are the connected taillights and a new, more rounded bumper. The wheelbase remains at 2,850 mm.
The real revolution comes inside. Top quality materials are the protagonists of modern design, with leather and wood trim; the new digital instrumentation and Lexus Interface. This system is a big step forward and is offered with 7-inch and 12.3-inch displays on the LX. There is also a Mark Levinson audio system missing.
In addition to a dual-screen configuration, the infotainment system features a voice assistant, various user profiles, and cloud-based navigation with Google POIs. It should improve over time thanks to over-the-air updates. In total there will be five finishes: Standard, Premium, Luxury, Ultra Luxury and F Sport.
Comfort and V6 engine for the Lexus LX 600 2022
At the equipment level, the Lexus LX 600 will have a whole range of comfort elements. Depending on the version, it will be able to equip adaptive variable suspension, a limited-slip differential, two individual rear seats with head restraints, backrests and curved cushions; wireless smartphone charger, screens behind …
Of course, the set of driver assistance systems will not be lacking Lexus Safety System + 2.5. It features an improved pre-collision system with forward collision warning, automatic emergency braking and pedestrian and cyclist detection, cruise control with dynamic radar, lane centering, lane departure warning with steering assist, etc.
Under the ribbed bonnet, the previous 5.7-liter V8 engine has been replaced by a new one. 3.5-liter biturbo V6. This mechanic delivers 415 hp (301 kW) of power and 649 Nm of maximum torque. Despite being a more contained engine, it gains 26 hp (19 kW) and 103 Nm of torque. It is associated with a new ten-speed automatic transmission.
At a technical level, the weight reduction of around 200 kg thanks to the aluminum doors and the new platform, which is 20% stiffer. It also features optimized double wishbone suspension at the front and multi-link at the rear, optional adaptive variable suspension, a new electric power steering system and a new electronically controlled braking system.
For his part, active height control system offers the settings Come down, Normal, Hi1 and Hi2. The system automatically adjusts the ride height based on the terrain or when the driver uses the system Multi-Terrain Select (Car, Dirt, Sand, Mud, Deep Snow and Rock). The off-road dimensions remain intact, with 700mm of wading capacity.