Published on Wednesday, July 6, 2011
Toyota Motor Corporation, Lexus, reportedly has developed new Hybrid Sport Utility Vehicle (SUV) variant, Lexus CX.
Interestingly, this brand new hybrid SUV is positioned as a competitor for Audi Q3, BMW X1 and X3, and Mercedes Benz GLK. This car is built with a concept a blend between Lexus RX with Toyota RAV4.
Lexus CX appearance is also similar to the Lexus CT200h. However, a number of features that carried are pure with SUV character, especially in the suspension system.
Beside produced in conventional and hybrid variant. Lexus CX hybrid version is mentioned also using Toyota Camry Hybrid technology.
Lexus CX hybrid sedan had been carrying 2400 cc four cylinders petrol engine combined with electric motors that able to produce power up to 200 horsepower and 87 Newton meters (Nm) of torque. This engine is also very efficient in fuel consumption, which is 5 liters for 100 kilometers.
Unfortunately, until now Lexus and Toyota has not given an official statement about when Lexus CX will be release to the market.