The new Lexus NX crossover has gone on sale priced from £29,495 for the entry level NX 300h S model. Initially only the hybrid models are being launched with the NX 200t (2.0 litre petrol turbo) models joining the range next year. The first hybrid NX's will be delivered during October 2014.
There are five trim levels with Lexus's Pre-Crash Safety system and Adaptive Cruise Control standard across the range. Options will include a wireless charging tray for easy charging of mobile phones and other devices and the first application of a new Remote Touch Interface with a touchpad control. Other options include a Panoramic View Monitor with a -multi-information display (incorporating for the first time a G-sensor and boost meter on NX 200t), head-up display, blind spot monitor and Rear Cross Traffic Alert.
The entry level NX 300h S is only available with front-wheel drive; the rest of the range featuring all-wheel drive, equipped with a second electric motor on the rear axle.
Core Equipment for the NX 300h S includes 17-inch alloy wheels LED low-beam headlights and daytime running lights, Pre-Crash Safety system and Adaptive Cruise Control, Dual zone climate control, Eight-speaker audio system, Lexus Media Display with Remote Touch controller, DAB digital radio, 60/40 folding rear seats, Electric, folding door mirrors, Drive Mode Select, Vehicle Dynamics Integrated Management, Hill Assist Control, Eight airbags, USB multimedia port, Remote double door locking and Speed-sensitive automatic door locking.
The 300h SE gains All-wheel drive, integrated roof rails, 18-inch alloys, Rain-sensing wipers and heated front seats.
The Luxury trim adds LED fog lamps, Rear privacy glass, Heated, electrically adjustable front seats, Silver trim inserts and scuff plates, Parking sensors, Auto-dimming rear-view mirror and Smart Entry.
The Sport has 18-inch alloys with two-tone finish, Headlights with LED high and low beam functions, F Sport heated electric front seats with lumbar support, F Sport suspension with performance dampers, Electric steering column adjustment, Power tailgate and a Wireless smartphone charger.
The Premier is equipped with 18-inch alloys with dedicated design Headlights with LED high and low beam functions, Auto-dimming door mirrors, Heated and ventilated front seats with lumbar support, Driver's seat position memory, Mark Levinson audio system, Card key, Lexus Premium Navigation, 360-degree panoramic view, Automatic high beam, Lane Keep Assist, Head-up Display, Rear Cross Traffic Alert and Heated steering wheel.
Lexus Navigation is an option (£995) on all S, SE, Luxury and F Sport grades, with Lexus Premium Navigation system (£1,995) additionally offered for F Sport.
The NX 300h Luxury can be specified with a Convenience Pack (£495), comprising the new wireless smartphone charger and power-operated tailgate). Customers can add a sunroof (£1,000) to the F Sport and Premier NX models and Lexus's Adaptive Variable Suspension system (£750) can added to the F Sport specification. Metallic paint is a £645 option on all models.
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