Toyota’s luxury brand Lexus has recently announced the production start of the NX crossover, at the company’s Miyata plant, in its homeland.
“People all over the world are excited about the NX. Dealers understand its potential, and they’re asking us to give them as many as possible, as soon as possible… We believe the NX will sell well around the world, and that it will become a core model in the Lexus lineup”, said Iwao Nihashi, the Toyota Motor Kyushu president.
The 2015 Lexus NX is already available to order in several markets across the Old Continent and it will arrive in the United States too, this fall. The vehicle’s starting price in the United Kingdom stands at 29,495 GBP and in its cheapest version is coming in as the 300h S, while the 300h SE is costing 31,495 GBP and the 300h Luxury 34,495 GBP. The 300h F Sport will be setting you back for 36,995 GBP and the top of the line 300h Premiere costs 42,995 GBP. The Lexus NX is the carmaker’s first compact crossover and the first model to get a turbocharged engine, in the NX 200t, being powered by the 235 HP (175 kW) and 349 Nm (258 lb-ft) of torque 2.0 liter turbocharged four-cylinder engine.