2016 Lexus LX 570 could appear on the market in early 2016. Certainly, the new model should be representative of the new generation, and it is expected to be complete redesigned. Specifically, the current generation of models has been present on the market since 2007. During that time, the vehicle has passed through the process of tweaking and mild facelift. These changes included the front grille, light clusters and few tech-focused changes. 2016 Lexus LX 570 is expected to major structural changes, as well as with a complete redesign.
With the Cadillac Escalade, and Infiniti QX80, LX 570 is the only one from the class of full-size SUV 8-seater model, which resists the market. Rugged construction requires a powerful engine, which implies low fuel economy. Although the vehicle has a huge cargo space, more than the obvious luxury and excellent off-road capability, customers want more economical vehicle for the sum of over $ 82,000.
2016 Lexus LX 570 – Changes
Toyota company, which owns the Lexus brand, promoted the new generation of its SUV and pickup truck models. The new models have undergone significant improvements, especially in the field of fuel economy and improve design. A large number of models is set to the new platform, and many parts of vehicles are made from modern, and lightweight materials. This reduced the overall weight of the vehicle, and thus improve fuel economy and performance. This way should go, and the new 2016 Lexus LX 570.
Gross vehicle weight rating of more than 3 tons requires very strong and powerful engine. The current model possesses a 5.7-liter V8 engine, which has an EPA rating of 12 city/17 hwy mpg. The engine is combined with electronically controlled six-speed automatic transmission and AWD, and delivers 383 horsepower. Although this is an extremely powerful engine, which delivers exceptional off-road vehicle performance, fuel consumption represents a significant problem. The use of aluminum for making vehicle parts, would allow the use of smaller, but equally efficient engine, with increased fuel economy.
With the use of lightweight materials, 2016 Lexus LX 570 is expected on the new platform. The new platform would be affected and the larger design maneuvers, in addition to cost-effectiveness. Modern design, which was seen at the 2016 Lexus RX SUV, like the 2016 Toyota Tacoma and 2016 Toyota Tundra pickup truck models, can be expected with 2016 Lexus LX 570 SUV model.
2016 Lexus 570 – Features
The current model is equipped with a number of systems which provide extremely good off-road vehicle characteristics. Multi-Terrain Select system, this SUV seems equally as ready for off-road driving, such as the Range Rover and Jeep models. This very well equipped luxury full-size SUV, has a wide list of standard equipment. It contains an 8-inch touch-screen navigation head unit, and also touch-screen Lexus Enform infotainment system, and Apple’s Siri Eyes Free and Slacker App. In addition to basic equipment, 2016 Lexus LX 570, will offer additional systems, and facilities, for an extra charge. On offer is Luxury Package with heated and ventilated seats, lots of leather and wood trim. Intuitive Park Assist feature, and Front and Rear camera costing an additional $ 1,000. For Mark Levinson Reference Surround Sound audio system, you should set aside an additional $ 2,000. With all these extra benefits, price of fully equipped 2016 Lexus LX 570 is about $ 90,000, which reaches a price Cadillac Escalade with the Premium trim.
2016 Lexus LX 570 Hybrid
The demand for hybrid vehicles is increasing. If we consider that the Toyota company has a large number of models with hybrid drive, it is reasonable to expect that the new generation LX 570 model, will be offered in the Hybrid version. To remind that the market represented Toyota Highlander Hybrid and Lexus RX 450h Hybrid, and the announcement and the hybrid version of the Toyota RAV4 and Toyota Land Cruiser SUV models. Since 2016 Lexus LX 570 Hybrid could be equipped with a hybrid drive for any of these models.