If you’re a fan of Lexus SUVs , then your ears are sure to have picked up the announcement of its latest luxury SUV, the all-new 2022 Lexus LX. Since the introduction of the first Lexus in 1989, the company has set the standards for design, innovation, security, and comfort. Whether you enjoy cruising the city streets or want to go off-roading, the LX is an outstanding vehicle. If you're thinking of upgrading your Lexus to the latest addition to the family, check out the top five features of the Lexus LX600 .
1) Power and speed
Perhaps the most significant upgrade to the LX is the installation of a twin-turbo, 3.5L V6 engine. Capable of achieving 409hp and up to 650nm, this innovative engine outperforms even a conventional V8. To add to the luxury driving experience, Lexus has mated the powertrain with a 10-speed automatic transmission system. Close-ratio gears offer ultra-smooth gear changes, help to reduce the loss of clutch torque - and even lower's the car's fuel requirements.
2) Fingerprint tech
The introduction of the Fingerprint Authentication Start-Stop system is a first for Lexus. The LX is equipped with a fingerprint recognition system so that only registered users can drive it. This system allows you to programme up to ten fingerprints stored in the car's memory. In addition, on saving their fingerprint, each user can save their preferred driving settings, such as the position and height of the driver's seat. As soon as the engine thrums into life, those settings are automatically implemented. A state-of-the-art security feature, the Fingerprint Authentication Start-Stop system gives Lexus owners peace of mind, knowing that their car can't be driven away without consent.
3) Two more models
Just when it looked like things couldn’t get any better, Lexus decided to introduce the VIP and F Sport editions to the LX range. With comfort in mind, the VIP model offers a four-seater layout, with reclining captain’s chairs for the rear passengers, which can tilt back to up to 48°. Throw in a reclining ottoman, and a massage function in the seating and your passengers are in for the most relaxing ride they've ever had.
The F Sport edition takes the design concept up a notch. While the classic spindle grille and angled headlamps are all present and correct, this model sports unique 22-inch F Sport forged Black Premium Metallic alloy wheels for even greater visual impact. On the inside, the standard design is given a more contemporary edge with the addition of Samurai-inspired Hadori ornamentation, rendered in sleek aluminium.
4) Combined information and entertainment
One of the most visible changes to the Lexus interior is in the infotainment centre. Gone is the old trackpad screen and, in its place, sits a dual-screen system. The upper screen measures 12.3 inches and offers responsive and intuitive touchscreen capabilities. The lower, 7-inch screen is dedicated to vehicle functions and climate control, all operated by touchscreen.
5) State-of-the-art sound
Whether you like the radio, music, or the spoken word, the 25-speaker Mark Levinson delivers exquisite sound on every level. With mid-woofers, sub-woofers, tweeters, midrange speakers and amplifiers enhancing every layer of sound, you’ll appreciate your favourite tunes in a much deeper way.
If you're thinking of moving up the Lexus ladder, bring your current car into your nearest Al-Futtaim Lexus showroom. Our experts will give it a 30-minute appraisal before offering you a fair and competitive market price. You can either sell your car straight to us, trade it in, or offset the cost against a newer model. Pop into your Al-Futtaim Lexus showroom for more information.