Lexus NX Sport edition introduced in Europe
Posted on: Oct 13, 2016 - 8:35pm IST
Sporting Lexus NX on sale this month.
Following the Lexus CT and Lexus IS, the Lexus NX has received the Sport treatment. Last month, the company introduced the NX Sport edition at the Paris Motor Show and announced that it will go on sale in most European countries in October.
The Lexus NX‘s Sport edition adds exclusive exterior and interior design features, and will be available in both the engine models sold in Europe: NX 200t and NX 300h. It will be exclusive to the Business and Comfort grades.
On the outside, the NX Sport edition features black finish to the spindle grille and its frame, door mirror caps and 18-inch alloy wheels. The special edition NX features exclusive fabric or synthetic leather seats, both available in Black and Garnett with silver inserts.
Lexus hasn’t mentioned special mechanical changes for the Sport edition of the Lexus NX. This means that the NX 200t’s conventional 2.0-litre petrol engine produces 175 kW (235 bhp) and the NX 300h’s 2.0-litre petrol-electric hybrid system develops 145 kW (195 bhp) carry on in the Sport edition. The NX 200t features a 6-speed manual transmission, while in the NX 300h, there’s an Electronic-Continuously Variable Transmission channeling the power.