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Lexus previews NX300h hybrid electric SUV in India

Parichay Malvankar
Written by Parichay Malvankar

The Lexus NX 300h is set to grace Indian roads, bringing with it unique personality, striking detail and exhil arating performance. The arrival of this latest hybrid electric vehicle offering strengthens Lexus ’s product range in India , further build ing on its rapid growth in the country following the brand’s entry into the market in March 2017. Lexus India’s latest offering is set to e xcite and entice a new category of guests who appreciate the pleasures of driving in the exquisite yet edgy stylings of an SUV whose form and performance defy convention. The Lexus NX300h will be available in India in two variants – the F S port and Luxury models, catering to the lifestyle needs of young influential achievers who appreciate the edgy, aggressive and the bold. The latest hybrid offering also reinforces the brand’s commitment to environmentally consc ious driving options within a vehicle that de livers agility and nimble maneuverability.

When launched, the NX300h will ask for around INR 60 lakh onwards.

From the sharp contours of it s exterior styling to the panoramic roof, the NX300h deliver s beyond convention. The Lexus NX300h’s LED triple – projector – be am headlamps and dramatically styled front and rear fascias make a statement on the road. Inspired by the facets of a cut gemstone, n ew LED tail lamps are just one of the many details that set NX apart .

The Lexus NX300h is more than just a beautiful vehi cle; it delivers for the driver with its a ll – wheel drive and a new adaptive suspension that unleash es thrilling performance – a 2.5 l itre, 4 – cylinder in – line engine , which produces 145 KW max power, delivering an ARAI certified mileage of 18.32 kmpl. The BS6 compliant NX 300h is paired with Lexus – first innovations and features that elevate comfort and convenience to new heights. These i nclude Lexus’ first kick – sensor – activated power rear door, first – in – class power – folding and power – reclining rear seats take amenities to a whole new level. The incredible hi – fi Mark Levinson system with ClariFi technology features 14 speakers that are tune d to provide a robust entertainment experience.. The new Lexus NX features a 360° panoramic surround view monitor, which uses four high – definition cameras to simulate a top – down view of the vehicle. This view spins to show surrounding vehicles, pedestrians , and obstacles, and includes position projections to demonstrate the vehicle’s path at slow speed. A more expansive 10.3 – inch split – screen multimedia display provides simultaneous access to audio and climate controls and various systems, including the nex t – generation navigation system that is coupled with a full color heads up display. Safety features include 8 airbags, ABS + vehicle stability control and an anti – theft system making the Lexus NX300h a secure ride amid all its sophistication.