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Old 3rd June 2017, 13:18   #1
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Default Rumour: Lexus NX crossover might be launched in India

Lexus NX300H is slated to be launched in first half of 2018 in India. 'H' being for hybrid. Most likely February-March. Stock photos of the car pasted below - 194 bhp, ~460 cms length. It is the baby Lexus. The Lexus launch thread is closed hence posting here.
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Default Rumour: Lexus NX crossover might be launched in India

Lexus is reportedly considering to introduce the NX crossover in India sometime in the future. The NX is an entry-level model in the SUV and crossover line-up of the Japanese carmaker.

Lexus had recently unveiled a mid-life facelift of the NX crossover at the Shanghai Motor Show this year. This facelift came with some cosmetic updates on the outside, a new infotainment system and some tweaks to the suspension system. If the NX is indeed introduced in the Indian market, it will most likely be in the facelifted guise.

Internationally, the Lexus NX is available with two powertrain options - a 2.0-litre turbo petrol rated at 235 BHP and 350 NM and a 2.5-litre petrol hybrid setup which is similar to the powertrain on offer with the ES 300h that is already on sale in India.

If Lexus brings the NX to India, it will sit below the RX 450h and will compete against the likes of the Audi Q3 and Mercedes-Benz GLA.

Source: Autocar India

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The Lexus grill - it's like the designer was doing a fine job but suddenly realized he wasn't being paid what he thought he would be paid, so he designed that ugly grill to seek revenge.

And now I will have to bear the torture of watching them on the road
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And now I will have to bear the torture of watching them on the road
At the price Lexus is quoting for their cars, you might not have too many to look at on the road

This will be priced like the Porche Macan, knowing their other prices for the SUVs they've already launched.
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Lexus is reportedly considering to introduce the NX crossover in India sometime in the future
It does appear, have a look at below thread, since Mr. Narayan has a Lexus he must be privy to some information

http://www.team-bhp.com/forum/indian...ml#post4210184 (Lexus ES 300h launched in India at Rs. 55 lakh)

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it will sit below the RX 450h and will compete against the likes of the Audi Q3 and Mercedes-Benz GLA.
Yes, but it will be priced similar or higher than X5/ Q7 I have not seen even one Lexus on road till now. I doubt this will be of any interests @ 70 Lac or high. Better they focus on making existing models competitive.
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We only have 5 posts on this LEXUS forum. That in itself is an indication how ridiculously priced these cars are and how many of us are interested even to comment. Commenting feels expensive
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I visited the Dubai showroom of Lexus a few days ago to mainly look at the NX300h. Its size is 4.65 metres so broadly in the Q5 range. The interiors are of a newer design compared to the ES300h and a whole lot classier with a new dashboard & central console. The hybrid engine train is the same as the ES, Avalon, Camry 2.5 litre. In real life its front spindle looks more balanced than it does in photos. It comes in some interesting colours of blue, red, brown and orange. In my opinion it was the most attractive looking of all the Lexus models out there.
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I visited the Dubai showroom of Lexus a few days ago to mainly look at the NX300h. Its size is 4.65 metres so broadly in the Q5 range.
The 300H is the flagship version for this baby Lexus, and at $39.7k - it is still cheaper than the base version version of the Audi Q5, which is priced at $41.5k - $50.8k.
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