New 2017 Lexus LX 570 is not a new model again

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Fans of the Japanese brand “Lexus” has long been waiting for a radical update for the large Lexus LX SUV. Recall that the last time the model has gone through a generational change as much back in 2007, and still the car is produced on the basis of the two-hundredth outdated “Land Cruiser” – J200.

2017 Lexus LX release date and pricing

While there is no data about when the updated SUV next generation will be on sale, it probably won’t happen until the end of 2017.

Release date: late 2017

The exact numbers are unknown at the moment, the price of its predecessor starts from $88,880, experts suggest that the cost of the SUV will slightly exceed above value. Until the end of 2016, all cost data will be made public.

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2017 Lexus LX redesign

Note that numeric designation in the title of the SUVs from Lexus comes from the engine size, installed in a certain generation. In the current third generation model is released under the name Lexus LX 570, that is, as you might guess, equipped with the 5.7 liter engine. In the first generation (1995-1997) LX was equipped with a 4.5-liter power unit designated the LX 450, in the second (1998-2007), he became a LX 470 and received respectively 4.7-liter engine, and then engine has increased by a full litre. Therefore, under the assumption of many motorists, in the fourth generation flagship SUV’s are the “Lexus” and does can turn 670 LX and the time for such changes as suited, given the fact that the current Lexus LX 570 to a recent update and so has survived two restyling.

2017 Lexus LX exterior

The official presentation of the new Lexus LX 2016 / 2017 took place on the 14th August 2015 at the exhibition Pebble Beach Concours d’elegance in California, and, contrary to expectations, the SUV and got off on this banal restyling, receiving only a visually enhanced full front grille spindle-shaped radiator grille, other bumpers, optics and led a new salon.

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2017 Lexus LX engine and transmission

The engine remained the same – 5.7-liter gasoline V8, which, however, is slightly improved specifications, the lifting capacity from 367 to 383 HP Another technical innovation was the fact that this engine is now paired with 8-speed automatic transmission, which has replaced the 6-speed “automatic”. Thus, the car for the 2016-2017 model year, retained its current numeric index in the title (570) therefore, the new model Lexus LX 670 come out not soon, if ever, get a motor with appropriate capacity.

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2017 Lexus LX 570
Drivetrain
Engine type DOHC 32V V8, direct fuel injection
Displacement 5.7L
Power/torque 383 hp; 403 lb-ft
Transmission 8-speed automatic
Dimensions
Wheelbase 112.2 in.
Length 199.4 in.
Height 73.4 in.
Passenger volume N/A
Cargo volume 9.1-45.0 cu.ft.
Performance
0-60 7.2 sec
Top speed 113 mph
PRICE RANGE: $90,000 (est)
Competitors: Cadillac Escalade, Infiniti QX80, Toyota Land Cruiser

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New Lexus full-size SUV will keep controversal design with huge grille and classic V8 engines, though still being spacious and luxurious.

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