The new concept 2018-2019 Lexus LF-NX proves that the Japanese brand is not afraid to experiment with design. A bold and somewhat provocative prototype made an indelible impression on visitors and critics automotive exhibition in Frankfurt. The further fate of bright urban crossover is still under question.
New shows the evolution of the design philosophy of L-finesse, underlying all brand cars. Bring the elegance, clarity of lines, refinement of the centuries-old Japanese aesthetics, forcing sidelined specifications. When looking at the LF-NX Concept any thoughts of aggregates and the specifications disappear by themselves. The impressive multi-faceted body. Lines form a plurality of angles and bends.
Framed branded chrome grille in the shape of a spindle surprised by its size and dominant front. Headlights, on the other hand, modest. Blue background emblem suggests that this is a car with a hybrid power plant. Convex wings got protective lining of the wheel arches. The rear part tried to perform in the style of a sports coupe. Use your imagination, when you look back you will notice the outline of the spindle, and look for the exhaust pipe is meaningless. – A reference to low emissions.
Crossover is painted a special shade Brushed Metal Silver, to produce the impression of a vehicle, formed from a single piece of metal. From the dimensions of known total length of the component 4640 mm and wheelbase – 2700 mm.
Concept Salon has 4 seats and exterior style repeats. leather trim in black and yellow colors with contrasting stitching is complemented by metallic accents. The central console is divided into functions of the operating area with the new interface Remote Touch (RTI) and the display area.
Powerplant 2018-2019 Lexus LF-NX consists of a powerful electric motor and 4-cylinder petrol engine in volume of 2,5 liters, working on the Atkinson cycle. At low speeds, the crossover can do electric traction. Specifications were not disclosed, but a similar unit equipped sedans 2018-2019 Lexus ES 300h and the Toyota Crown in a hybrid version.