Lexus UX is a compact 2019 crossover

March 25, 2018 at 3:49 pm

The smallest UX SUV in the Lexus line-up has been presented at the Auto Show in Geneva. The novelty is considered as a compact premium-segment crossover. It will compete with such cars as Audi Q3, Range Rover Evoque, etc.

Lexus UX is the smallest SUV in the brand's line-up photo

Lexus UX is the smallest SUV in the brand’s line-up photo

The rear design of the UX novelty picture

The rear design of the UX novelty picture

The new SUV is built on the GA-C platform that is a platform for compact models built on the basis of the modular Toyota architecture TNGA. Thus, UX model received a completely independent suspension of all wheels (front McPherson struts and rear double-wishbone) and front wheel drive. The hybrid modification can be offered by an optional E-Four AWD with a separate electric motor on the rear axle. First UV models will be available in two versions: basic petrol Lexus UX 200 and the hybrid UX 250h. The first model is equipped with a four-cylinder 171-hp 2.0-liter petrol Dynamic Force mated to the Direct Shift transmission. Lexus UX 250h has got a hybrid power plant, which includes petrol 145-hp 2.0-liter Dynamic Force engine and an electric motor.

GA-C platform for the compact SUV of 2018 year image

GA-C platform for the compact SUV of 2018 year image

Lexus-UX-Concept that is a prototype of the serial UX has been shown in 2016 in Paris pic

Lexus-UX-Concept that is a prototype of the serial UX has been shown in 2016 in Paris pic

Exterior design received bright and stylish details. For the body structure there was used ultra-high strength steel, as well as aluminum for the hood, wings and side doors. But the tailgate is made of composite material. The main interior peculiarity is the handles of the ventilation deflectors with LED backlighting, which adjust the air flow force and the direction. Diodes are powered from wireless electromagnetic resonance.

The compact saloon of the novelty image

The compact saloon of the novelty image

Design of the driver's area insed the UX cabine pic

Design of the driver’s area insed the UX cabine pic

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