According to reports, the Toyota Motor Company is planning to release a hybrid variant of the 2016 Lexus LX 570. This is said to be a measure for the company to ready itself for tough environmental laws. With that being said, the large, luxury sport utility vehicle will have hybrid power variants that will contain the ability to power any comparable large vehicle on the market today with ease. According to the luxury brand and the automaker the new LX 570 will have functions best described as fantastic in addition to an eye catching aesthetic and increased fuel efficiency. Every function within this automobile that will be designed to make it one of the most luxurious than any other within its segment.
2016 Lexus LX 570 Engine Specs
According to newly released information, the new 2016 Lexus LX 570 will receive its power from a 5.7 liter V-8 engine that will be able to deliver an output of upwards of 383 horsepower and 403 pounds per feet of torque. Additionally, the new vehicle will be able to tow approximately 7000 extra pounds. The hybrid engine variant will be paired with an automatic six speed transmission and will have an EPA rating of 12/17 miles per gallon, city/highway respectively. Also, the hybrid engine would allow for the vehicle to reach 60 miles per hour in a matter of 6.5 seconds.
2016 Lexus LX 570 Exterior and Interior
The strong body of the 2016 Lexus LX 570 will allow consumers the ability to cover off-road ranges with little to no effort what so ever. Unfortunately, at this time there is no additional information available in regards to the vehicle’s exterior and possible changes it will undergo. There are insiders that contend that the vehicle will look virtually unchanged as compared to the current model. As we moved closer to this year’s release date, you can be certain that the automaker will confirm or deny this.
The interior of the latest Lexus offering will feature broadcast seats that are incredibly soft. Also within the cabin, consumers will find upholstered natural leather that will create a magnificent look for the vehicle’s interior. There will also be found functions and features that automotive buyers have grown to love and expect. They include the following: an impressive 9 inch touch screen, an LED illuminated control panel, satellite radio and more. Consumers will also be provided with entertainment features that include an audio system that features 19 speakers. As far as safety is concerned, drivers will be provided with a rearview video camera that will be featured on the center console. This placement will allow for swift guides for the driver in regards to the viewing of crossroads plainly.
2016 Lexus LX 570 Release Date and Price
The 2016 Lexus LX 570 is said to be set for an official release within the fall of this year. The base pricing is widely believed to be within the neighborhood of $80,000. Consumers should expect an increased price when opting for higher trim levels or the addition of the vehicle’s variant of optional features. Given that this large vehicle will be available in an environmentally friendly version, the pricing seems to be quite competitive, especially since the LX 570 will not have any true competition when it enters the marketplace.