Lexus announced the 2022 NXSUV. The new NX will be launched as a significantly revised model with various new updates to the platform, powertrain, exterior design and feature kits.
When it comes to aesthetic changes, there are some new tweaks that make the 2022 model stand out. The hood is noticeably longer and extends to the edge of the front end. The surface of the characteristic spindle grill has been fine-tuned and lifted vertically, giving the bonnet an even longer look. This allows for more cooling and efficient airflow, according to Lexus.
To simplify the front-end design, the previous individual tick LED DRLs have been shelved and the chrome frame on the front main grill has also been removed. The new front fascia has a softer, more luxurious look due to the integration of the LED daytime running lights and the main headlamp cluster.
However, the biggest change is reserved for the back, where the previously found L mark has been replaced with the spaced Lexus logotype. The transition to “LEXUS” lettering was previewed by the LF-ZElectrified concept earlier this March. For the record, NX will be the first production car to carry this look from Lexus. The fine-tuned brand exists alongside an updated LED light bar that extends to the width of the car’s tailgate. Three-piece signature lighting gives the NX a more unique look in the dark.
The new NX has a variety of powertrain options. It is equipped with Lexus’s first PHEV, a HEV with a large capacity battery, a newly developed 2.4-liter in-line 4-cylinder turbo engine, and a 2.5-liter in-line 4-cylinder naturally aspirated engine.
All-wheel drive (AWD) options have been added to trims equipped with PHEVs and 2.4-liter turbo powertrains. On the other hand, both AWD and front-wheel drive (FWD) are available in variations with HEVs and 2.5-liter naturally aspirated engines.
In terms of proportions, the updated 2022 Lexus NX is a brand new model based on the new platform. Lexus used the GA-K version of Toyota New Global Architecture (TNGA). This is also seen in other cars such as the new Toyota Harrier, Toyota RAV4 and Lexus ES. The use of the new platform provides the car with a larger body and more interior space. The new NX is 4,660 mm long and 1,865 mm wide and has a 30 mm longer wheelbase of 2,690 mm. Other than that, it is 5mm higher than the replacement model.
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