The NX model from Lexus was introduced back in 2014 and in that time, Company said that this model is designed for success. They also said that they expect a lot of sales and so many satisfied customers and they definitely were right. This model offered a stylish exterior design with comfortable interior and perfect engines. Also, the fuel economy of this model was excellent, and all the people enjoyed in exciting driving dynamics. Today, we will talk about the recently developed NX model for 2018. This model is already introduced at the 2017 Shanghai Motor Show, and it comes with so many updated features. First of all, the exterior design will be even more stylish. Also, we can expect a lot of updates when it comes to systems inside. Definitely, this vehicle will provide even better fuel consumption compared to the previous model, and it will offer better driving dynamics. Something more about the future 2018 Lexus NX, you will be able to find out in the following review. Enjoy!
2018 Lexus NX Exterior design
The exterior design of this model will be improved in so many ways. As we say, the newly model will offer nicely designed appearance with a lot of stylish parts. This model will be probably the best looking vehicle in its segment. Everything will be refreshed, and we can start from the front fascia, The front fascia of this model will be completely redesigned. One look at the front side and you will definitely adore this model. Everything will be modified starting from the grille, headlights, and bumper. Also, the hood will be a little bit different. In general, the whole vehicle including front part is now sleeker and it has a sporty appearance. Thanks to the sleek design, the resulting NX will provide improved aerodynamics and consequently better performance.
The headlights are extremely thin, and they will definitely emphasize already attractive appearance. This SUV is equipped with headlamps with triple projectors, already seen in some other Lexus models. The front grille of this vehicle will be already recognizable spindle grille. However, this grille will be a little bit improved, and we can expect to see satin and smoked chrome trim elements to the grille. In the upper part of the grille, we can notice Lexus emblem of course. The front edges connect to the front fenders, and that connection will provide bolder expression compared to the previous NX model. At the sides, this model will ride on high-grade aluminum 18-in. wheels, probably with five spoke design. At the rear bumper, there will have some parts of the grille’s spindle motif. Also, the taillights will be a little bit different, and they will be elongated. All the lighting on the vehicle will use LED technology of course.
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2018 Lexus NX photos
Lexus NX 2018 Interior design
The interior design of this model is also very attractive. The new Lexus NX 2018 cabin will provide quite enough space for all the passengers. Also, compared to the previous NX model, the interior design will be a little bit modified in order to provide more sportier appearance. Furthermore, we can expect more luxurious cabin with improved control interfaces. First of all, we have to say that this model will provide larger touchscreen display on the center of the dash. This display will grow from 7 in. to 10.3 in. Furthermore, the design of the HVAC control panel will be simplified. The controls and switches inside this model like for example of different drive modes, door handles, and shift knob will now provide a metallic satin finish. That fact will certainly improve a premium appearance of the cabin. The center console will provide enlarged and redesigned remote touch interface. All the seats of this model will be equipped with leather upholstery.
Engine and Performance
Beneath the SUV bonnet, there is a strong turbocharged 2.0-liter inline-4 engine. This engine is very powerful, a bit on the same time fuel efficient. On the other hand, the NX hybrid model will use a 2.5-liter inline-4 that will be combined with the pair of electric motors. The hybrid model will most likely offer class-leading fuel economy and power. Both the powertrains will now offer better engine sound. The exhaust system will be also slightly updated.
Price and Release date
This model is introduced at the 2017 Shanghai Motor Show, and we can expect it on the dealerships very soon. When it comes to prices, at this point we don’t have official pieces of information about that.