Lexus' flagship SUV is available in a single trim priced at Rs 2.32 crore (ex-showroom, Delhi). Based on the Toyota Land Cruiser, the SUV is powered by a 4.5-litre diesel V8 motor that develops 265PS of power and 650Nm of torque. A six-speed automatic transmission sends power to all four wheels. Lexus claims a 0-100kmph time of just 8.6 secondsand a fuel efficiency of 9.6kmpl. Highlights of the LX include all-LED headlamps, 18-inch alloy wheels, four-zone climate control, a moonroof and a 19-speaker Mark Levinson audio system.
Lexus LX Variants
The prices of LX diesel variants start at Rs. 2.32 crore and the top-end diesel is priced at Rs. 2.32 crore. Lexus LX is available in 1 variants and 4 colours.
Lexus’ flagship in India is the LX 450d, which is built on the hero-genes of Toyota’s Land Cruiser LC200. How does the Lexus badge transform this brute of an SUV?
Lexus has chosen modern, luxurious and intelligent hybrid vehicles like the ES and RX as their calling card. But there is a fly in the ointment, a ginormous one, and it is called the LX 450d. Sitting right at the very top of Lexus’s India line-up is this properly old-school and gigantic SUV. It isn’t a hybrid, nor is it petrol. Underneath, it is built around a heavy duty body-on-frame chassis, and as such it isn’t a flag bearer for modern-day Lexus. So, why has Lexus brought it? This is because for many Indians the fascination with brand Lexus began with their introduction to the older LX, many of which were imported privately into India. So, what sparkle does the LX 450d bring to brand Lexus? Let’s hop in.
The visual impact the LX 450d makes is much like a meteor strike. It is packed with huge energy and plays its own apocalyptic theme music too. If it weren’t so intense and full of menace the LX would probably sneer at you. There’s a wickedness in those three LED-powered headlamps. The spindle grille stands out on all Lexus vehicles and in these XXXL proportions, it is all but blinding. From the front the LX is very much...read more »
June 9, 2017 By Kartikeya Singhee Photography: Eshan Shetty