The emergence of the Lexus UX Concepthas caught us completely by surprise. This model is the new commitment of the Japanese brand in the Small SUVsegment. Is expected that occupy a step below the medium Lexus NX and of the big Lexus RX. With them will share language of design, although this prototype will have a few lines more radical. Is has leaked some weeks before their debut, that is scheduled for the Salon of Paris.
The UX Concept is anything less discreet. Even if only we could see the image illustrating this news, he is notable for its striking appearance. Is a project that already began the year past with the Lexus LF-SA and will have some of their traits. You characterize the huge rims of alloy, their doors rear type suicide and the absence of pilar B. nor appear them mirrors, that have been replaced by cameras.
Lexus LF-SA Concept
As it is still not official, is unaware of data from its mechanics, but you have a track. Double the exhaust outlet that we see in behind tells us that it will take a combustion engine. Most likely, the prototype is linked to another electric to form a hybrid propulsion system. Lexus UX Concept will serve as advancement to a future compact crossover that will reach production in the near future.
In fact, know for certain that the brand has registered the names UX 200, 250 UX and UX 250 h. These will correspond with two versions of gasoline and a hybrid. The production model will have enough in common with the Toyota C-HR, since it will share its platform XD. The Lexus UX could arrive by the end of 2017, but before you have to meet the prototype at the end of the month in the Paris Salon.
Source – Autoweek.nl