The Japanese carmaker Lexus have finally arrived in the Indian market and has announced prices for its flagship SUV – the Lexus LX450D in the country. The LX 450d estimated price is Rs 2.32 crore from ex-showroom of Delhi. Though Lexus LX450d was announced for India in March this year but the company has revealed prices only now. The bookings for the model have already started.
The Lexus 450d set out to share its underpinning with underpinnings with the Toyota Land Cruiser 200. This SUV is more of luxury and style and the same is apparent in its design. The distinctive grille gives it a striking exterior, and is round out by the full-LED headlamps.
Design– The 2017 model makes it way with a sweeping bumper-to-bumper upgrade design and all the luxury under one hood. In terms of performance It is added with standard Lexus Safety System+ with emergency automatic braking technology.
Suspension– Designed super sturdy for bumpy off-road terrains the 18-inch 5-spoke aluminium wheels, a standard on the LX 450d.
Engine & power- In the Indian market LX 450d will be loaded with 4.5-litre diesel engine producing 270bhp/650Nm of torque. It will release the output of 0-100kmph in time of 8.1 seconds and a top speed of 210kmph. All this power and torque is coupled through a six-speed AT and an AWD system which can be operated through a terrain management system.
Safety Features- On the safety front, the LX450d will get airbags along with driver aids like ABS with EBD. The seatbelt pre-tensioners and even skid control as standard fixture. It also gets ISOFIX mounts for child safety.
Lane Departure Alert – For extra safety an electronic stability program (ESP) replete with traction control is given. When you change another lane without a turn signal, the LDA system alerts you with a buzzer and on the multi-information display. This extra edge feature will for sure update your safety look out.
Lexus has positioned as SUV spectrum in India. In this segment, the LX450 will be in great competition with Mercedes-Benz GLS, new Audi Q7, Range Rover Sports and Toyota Land Cruiser. With a unique identity amongst all the other luxury SUV offerings in the Indian car market, lexus will still be all rounder.