The 2019 Lexus LX 570 will take a position in luxurious SUV class. This crossover maintains its advantages. Designers and engineers will try to fix all lags and things users didn’t like. First of all, fuel economy needs few more miles per gallon. Also, infotainment system and interface were too distracting. To improve overall safety, designers will have to make a new layout.
On the other hand, the predecessor of the 2019 LX 570 crossover had a classy interior. It is packed with the latest features and covered by luxurious material. Many hi-tech features come in the standard offers, such as 4-zone climate control. Also, drive impression is on the highest level thanks to off-road capability and overall safety.
2019 Lexus LX 570 Specs
The main drivetrain of the 2019 Lexus LX 570 is a 5.7-l V-8 mill. It is capable to deliver 385 hp and 400 lb-ft of torque. The same unit is power supplier of the Land Cruiser SUV. A DOHC unit routes the energy through a 6-speed or an 8-speed transmission to all wheels. Now the two-wheel drive is available for this full-size luxurious crossover.
The Lexus LX 570 can sprint to 60 mph in just 7 seconds. For a quarter-mile run, it needs 15 seconds. This is an improvement, but LX is still behind its competition, at first place Caddy Escalade and Mercedes-Benz GL450. Both crossovers need less than 6 seconds to reach 60 mph.
2019 Lexus LX 570 Redesign, New Concept
Changes to the 2019 Lexus LX 570 includes the new platform. Although designers decide to change approach, final product might seem to be pretty similar to its predecessors. Overall shape and dimensions are similar. The 2019 LX 570 is narrower than before, but nothing spectacular. To boost its aggressiveness, we will see more angular headlights with halogen lamps.
Not only that visibility will be better with new lights, but also safety. However, this is not the only change to make passengers in this crossover more protected. The driver will have plenty of assist features and warning systems. All new models have pre-collision system as a standard safety measurement. Furthermore, there is a lane departure warning. The latest addition is a dynamic radar cruise control which will monitor the distance between a vehicle ahead of 2019 Lexus LX 570. In some cases, the crossover will stop to prevent a crash.
2019 Lexus LX 570 Pricing and Competition
The price of the new 2019 Lexus LX 570 is getting closer to a 6-digit number. However, it will still be under $100,000 for the base unit. On the other hand, most of the main competitors are over this mark. For example, hi-lux Mercedes AMG crossovers start from $120,000. Toyota Land Cruiser is the least expensive model in the segment, but still not affordable to the most of the drivers.
Nevertheless, the LX 570 will offer some additional features, which will make it on par with some of the rivals. Buyers of the SUV can purchase Luxury Package or rear-seat infotainment with dual screens. Other extras are an audio system, bigger wheels, roof rack bars, or glass breakage sensors.