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Will Lexus Produce the NX-F?

The brand new Lexus NX

The completely brand new Lexus NX crossover hasn’t arrived in the dealership showrooms yet but we at wanted to show you anyways since it’s a slick looking vehicle. We all know there are two trims that will be offered in the US market: the turbocharged NX200t and the hybrid NX300h.


Will there be an F-Version?

Ready for more interesting news today?  The NX’s chief engineer recently hinted the possibility of a high performance F-version of the NX CUV...

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2015 Lexus NX US Pricing Released

Today Lexus released the pricing for its all-new NX CUV. Below are the details:

NX 200t FWD: $35,405
NX 200t AWD: $36,805

NX 300h FWD: $40,645
NX 300h AWD: $42,235

Standard features: backup camera, power adjustable seats, NuLuxe upholstery, 17-in wheels.


Premium package ($2,670 – NX 200t; $2,890 – NX 300h): memory driver seat, heated and ventilated seats, moonroof, upgraded lightings, 18-inch wheels

Luxury package ($4,505 – NX 200t; $4,885 – NX 300h): all options in the premium package, plus: heated steering wheel, rain-sensing wipers, power liftgate, leather interior, wood trim

Individual options: navigation, blind-spot monitor, pre-collision system

On sale date: Nov...

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Gallery: The 2015 Lexus NX200t FSport

Lexus showed a blue-color 2015 NX200t FSport at the Orange County Auto Show the past weekend.


Some observations:

1. Both front seats and the 2nd-row seat has plenty of legroom, the RX owners probably won’t feel it to be cramped
2. Lots of cargo space, which suggests Lexus may want to use the NX to replace the RX, and the RX will be upgraded to compete in SUV with 3-row seating;
3. Interior materials and build quality is first-class, with leather wrapped and fine stitching dashboard, plus the center console and armrest
4. LED headlights are fantastic
5. Exhaust tips looks quite sporty

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Lexus NX200t Turbo Engine to Get High Output Version?

The upcoming 2015 Lexus NX200t is equipped with the first turbocharged engine within the whole Lexus history. This engine has the Toyota internal code name “8AR-FTS”.

The 8AR-FTS has an 2.0L displacement with an open-deck, midi-skirt type aluminum cylinder block. It also has a fully balanced forged steel crankshaft, cast-in iron cylinder liners.


On the Lexus NX200t, the turbocharged 8AR-FTS makes 235 hp at 5,600 rpm with 258 lb-ft of torque available from 1,650-4,000 rpm. On the paper this engine sounds just like a normal modern 4-cylinder turbo engine, which has similar performance (2...

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2015 Lexus NX Production Started

Yesterday (Aug. 8), the Lexus NX SUV started its production at Toyota’s Kyushu plants.

The Miyata Plant, is responsible for assembling of the NX; while the Kanda Plant is building the NX200t’s 8AR-FTS turbo engine. The NX200t is the first Lexus vehicle to receive a turbocharged engine.

The first production NX is a red NX200t FSport. This is the first production NX200t rolling off the assembling line.


And this is how the NX200t’s 8AR-FTS turbo engine is build in the Kanda Plant.



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