Lexus, the luxury division of Toyota entered in India in March 2017, with the introduction of RX450h, LX450h, ES300h. Now, the manufacturer has launched its flagship model LX450d at a price of Rs 2.32 crore, ex-showroom, Delhi. The Lexus LX450d shares its platform with the Toyota land Cruiser and is powered by a 4.5 litre 1VD-FTV-8 Cylinder V type engine that produces 261 hp of power and 650 Nm of torque. The engine is mated to 6 Speed Automatic transmission and gets all wheel drive configuration with four drive modes -Normal. Eco, Sport S and Sports S plus.
Inside the cabin, the SUV gets features such as touch screen infotainment system in the centre console, steering mounted control, SMART Key entry system and cruise control as standard. In terms of safety, it gets 10 airbags, parking assist, hill assist control and a multi- terrain monitor which gives 360-degree view of surrounding area. In addition, the LX450d gets moon roof,4-zone climate control, driver and front passenger power adjustable seats and rain sensing wipers. The SUV can accelerate 0-100kmph in 8.6 seconds and can reach a maximum speed of 210km/hour.
In order to expand its network, Lexus will open its dealerships in Delhi, Mumbai and Bangalore. On addition, they will open service centres in Chandigarh, Hyderabad, Chennai and Kochi.