2019 Lexus UX
Lexus has taken the wraps of its latest crossover SUV, the 2019 Lexus UX, a subcompact entry placed listed below the NX in the high-end department’s line. The UX is making its world debut at the Geneva Motor Show, some 18 months after its appearance as an idea at the Paris beauty parlor.
2019 Lexus UX Design
Based on the exact same platform as the Toyota C-HR, the 2019 Lexus UX has an edgy design that integrates the division’s prominent spindle grille style. Lexus states the underpinnings give the vehicle “exceptional body rigidity and a low center of mass for exceptional handling.”
Inside, the cabin has a cockpit style concentrated on the chauffeur, leaving the traveler space large and open. Lexus calls it a “seat-in-control” principle puts all essential vehicle functions within easy reach of the motorist. Using standard Japanese crafts as an inspiration for the interior style, the UX will be available with an optional quilted leather interior and new trim surfaces, one that imitates the grain of Japanese paper.
2019 Lexus UX Engine
The 2019 Lexus UX will be provided in two models, the UX 200, powered by a new 168-horsepower 2.0-liter 4-cylinder engine mated to a CVT and the UX 250h, which is rated at 176-horsepower total output from a hybrid powertrain that incorporates the very same 2.0-liter engine. The UX 250h likewise benefits from a second electrical motor on the rear axle offering it all-wheel drive capability.
2019 Lexus UX F Sport Option
The 2019 Lexus UX will also be provided with the division’s F Sport option bundle that features a performance-oriented suspension with particular spring, stabilizer bar and shock tuning to hone the vehicle’s handling. The F Sport alternative can be integrated with an Adaptive Variable Suspension system, which also assists minimize body roll.
The F Sport package consists of a mesh texture to the spindle grille, large fog light bezels with L-shaped chrome molding, a distinctive rear bumper treatment, 18-inch alloy wheels and black trim. Inside, the F Sport will have sport seats, a distinct steering wheel, 8-inch TFT color display screen for the motorist and aluminum sport pedals and foot rest.
2019 Lexus UX Release Date and Price
U.S. clients will get their first in-person look at the vehicle throughout the New York Auto Show in April. The 2019 Lexus UX 200 and 250h start production this fall for December schedule with prices announced closer to the on-sale date.