Lexus has launched its Lexus NX 300h in India at an introductory price of Rs.53.18 lakhs. The SUV will be offered in two variants – the regular NX 300h and the sportier NX 300h F-Sport that comes with a price tag of Rs.55.58 lakhs. However, deliveries for the car will only commence next year, from March 2018.
Under the hood, the Lexus NX 300h is powered 2.5-litre four-cylinder petrol engine paired with an electric motor that produces a combined output of 194 bhp. The motor comes paired with an electronically controlled CVT unit and the car runs on pure electric or petrol or a combination of both. The NX 300h delivers an ARAI certified mileage of 18.32 kmpl.
Visually, the new Lexus NX 300h comes with the futuristic and sharp styling that we have been seeing in the modern Lexus cars. Up front, the car gets the company’s signature Lexus grille and the logo comes with a blue backlight to signify its hybrid nature, flanked by LED headlamps and independent LED daytime running lamps below them. The flared wheel arches get plastic cladding and there are side skirts and roof rails as well.
At the rear, you get sharp wraparound LED tail lamps, roof-mounted spoiler and a rear diffuser as well. The cabin of the SUV comes with features like a well-equipped cabin with spacious and comfortable rear passenger seats that can be reclined, folded flat or brought back upright at the push of a button. The cabin gets smart leather upholstery, a panoramic glass roof, wireless charging, heads-up display, and also a 10.3-inch multi-information touchscreen system