New model Toyota Land Cruiser V8 and its “cousin” Lexus LX 570 have been announced with certain modifications and refreshments. While the promotion of the restored 2016 Toyota Land Cruiser V8 model is still waiting, the company unveiled a new, refreshed 2016 Lexus LX. The 2016 Lexus LX redesign was presented to the press on the eve of 2015 Pebble Beach Concours d’Elegance in the USA. A wide audience will have the opportunity to become acquainted with the new model of 16 August 2015, when the festival officially opens.
2016 Lexus LX Changes
For the 2016 model, the company has prepared a number of changes and improvements. Last time, the current generation model is refreshed and renewed in early 2012. A complete redesign and a new generation model is expected in two or three years. Until then, customers will be offered 2016 Lexus LX redesign.
Changes of the new model includes a more aggressive grille design, new design LED headlights and LED fog lights, as well as a new look front fender. On the rear side of the vehicle, has been changed bumper styling, which was modernized and sleek. Also, was changed appearance of the rear light clusters. Through a process of change in the last period. There are new alloy wheel designs, and customers can choose between point sizes of 20 or 21 inches.
The interior of the vehicle has passed through the small improvement, too. Emphasizes the upgraded infotainment system with a screen of 12.3 inches. The 2016 Lexus LX offers a rear view camera as standard vision equipment. There are also head-up display, LED ambient lighting and sleek dashboard. In the offer, and Luxury Package. This package includes a system of heating and cooling front seats.
2016 Lexus LX Specs and Price
Renewed model will be powered by the same 5.7-liter V8 engine with 383 horsepower and 546 Nm of torque. As standard, on offer AWD and a new 8-speed automatic transmission. The new eight-speed transmission replaced the hitherto electronically controlled six-speed automatic transmission. For the price of over $ 80,000, buyers expect more economical vehicle. EPA rating of 12 city/17 hwy mpg is not very satisfactory. However, a vehicle that weighs over 3 tons and has dimensions of 4,991/ 1,971/1,920 mm and a wheelbase of 2,850 mm, required serious structural changes in order to achieve greater fuel economy. It is expected that the next generation is set to the new platform and has more components of modern, lightweight materials. That will be achieved, and better fuel economy.
The 2016 Lexus LX will be sold at a price as the current model. The starting price will amount to $ 82,000, while the best-equipped version will cost about $ 90,000. At this price is available and the biggest competitor of this premium SUV, the Cadillac Escalade with the Premium trim.
2016 Lexus LX Hybrid
For a long time to speculate on the LX 570 version with hybrid drive. However, the company has not announced such a version for the 2016 MY. That does not mean it will not happen in the future. Toyota sells its models, with this kind of operation, with remarkable success. If the decision to the LX model offered with hybrid drive, it will attract new customers. If not before, it is expected that the new generation models offer a hybrid version. Until that time, customers will have to be satisfied with the renewed 2016 Lexus LX SUV model.