NAIAS Live: Lexus LF-NX concept returns in Detroit

Posted on Jan 15 2014 - 5:32pm by Karthik H
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The Lexus LF-NX concept is Lexus’ answer to the growing need for compact crossovers and it was shown for the first time in the U.S. at the ongoing Detroit Auto Show.

Lexus LF-NX Concept front three quarter at NAIAS 2014

The LF-NX concept gets the first ever turbocharged engine made by Lexus, a 2.0-liter four-cylinder unit with a twinscroll turbo that, the company claims, paves the way for turbocharged powertrains in future Lexus models. At 4,650 mm long with a wheelbase of 2,700 mm, the Lexus LF-NX concept is more compact than the RX luxury utility vehicle.

Lexus LF-NX Concept rear three quarter at NAIAS 2014

The LF-NX concept retains Lexus’ aggressive design language, with three diamond-shaped LED headlamps and independent daytime running lights, which are underscored by strips of LED that double up as a turn indicator.

More details available in the press release.

Lexus LF-NX concept at NAIAS 2014 – Image Gallery

Lexus LF-NX concept – Press Release from its Tokyo show outing

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  1. sidhartha January 15, 2014 at - Reply

    whats wrong with Lexus????
    How can designers even think of such an ugly looking grille…..
    it seems they are inspired from the mouth of predators ( in the movie predator)

  2. dparikh January 15, 2014 at - Reply

    A perfect X1 and Q3 slayer?

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