The first grainy images of the 2018 Lexus LX 570 Superior edition have found their way online ahead of Russia, Middle East debut. The incoming edition remains one of the best body-on-frame luxury off-roaders we have on the contemporary market.
Worth noting, the first body-on-frame LX 570 premiered in 2007 at the New York International Auto Show. That was also the same time that Steve Jobs showcased Apple’s first iPhone.
2018 Lexus LX 570 Superior – Deliver a Sportier Vibe
We do not have sufficient information regarding the inbound 2018 Lexus LX 570 Superior. However, word around has it that the new version would deliver a sportier vibe thanks to the inclusion of a new body kit. The supposed body kit comprises deeper side sills, new front and rear bumpers and bigger wheels. The inbound Superior Lexus model likewise brings a new version of the predator grille that seems to have gained a whole new mesh design.
The front end styling gets embroidered with LED headlights and conveys characteristic black wing mirror covers. We can also see some sporty-looking extensions at both the front and rear bumpers. Cosmetic changes are rounded up by adaptive shock absorbers.
This model rides on 21-inch forged aluminum wheels with 275/50 tires. Additionally, it highlights a sportier rendition of the spindle grille. Its cabin follows the sportier intentions of the exterior. The upcoming 2018 Lexus LX 570 Superior gets some less intensive upgrades, including new wood options, black ceiling headlining and new wood choices.
Inside, the Lexus designers chose to incorporate something known as Shimamoku wood trim. There’s the Roja red interior that gets accented with black details. Also, we did notice that Lexus comes with 10-way adjustable driver’s seat that guarantees the utmost comfort. Seven seats, ten airbags, 12.3-inch touchscreen and 19 speakers will find a place inside the Superior’s cabin.
When it comes to the engine front, the 2018 Lexus LX 570 Superior offers a 5.7-liter V8 engine that produces 372 horsepower and 394 pound-feet of torque. The Russian clients are going to receive a 4.5-liter twin-turbocharged V8 diesel engine. This motor yields about 268 horsepower and 480 pound-feet of torque.
Date of Release and Price
Although we do not have exact details about the 2018 Lexus LX 570 Superior pricing and release date, we’ve compared some rumors doing rounds online. Different reports suggest diverse speculations, so we picked them and made our comparison. As per some reports circulating online, the new Superior variant of the LX 570 arrives in Russian dealerships in October this year.
We can’t really tell whether Lexus intends to introduce this model in the United States, but we’re going to comprehend this as soon as more details become available. The entry-level variant of the 2018 Lexus LX 570 Superior starts at $90,855. We will update this space with more news when they become available in our newsrooms. Meanwhile, stay tuned for more car model reports.