Lexus has launched the new NX 300h hybrid SUV in India with starting ex-showroom price of Rs 53.18 Lakh. Its available in two variants such as Luxury and F Sport. The entry-level ‘Luxury’ variant has been priced Rs 53.18 Lakh and F Sport variant has been priced Rs 55.58 lakh (all prices, ex-showroom). The bookings are already started in all th showrooms in India. And the deliveries will be started in early next year.
This model is developed based on its elder sibling, the RX 450h. And most of the exterior design is same as the RX 450h. And this model have lot of luxury features as like other Lexus models. And this model also have some special features like heated steering wheel, three-zone climate control, large display screen and etc,. The crossover also gets a 14-speaker Mark Levinson audio unit, two-zone climate control, ventilated front seats, 8-airbags, ABS with EBD, traction control, hill assist, vehicle stability control and a panoramic sunroof.
Mechanically, this model available with 2.5-litre petrol-hybrid combination motor, which was used in Lexus ES 300h sedan. But, this engine is in different tune.of power. This motor delivers combined output of 194bhp of power. And this power is transferd to wheels via electronically controlled continuously variable transmission (eCVT) transmission and Lexus’ all-wheel drive (AWD) system. The NX 300h will be imported as a completely built unit (CBU) in India. This model competes against the likes of Mercedes-Benz GLC, BMW X3 and the Range Rover Evoque.