The Lexus UX compact crossover made its debut at the Geneva Motor Show 2018. With bold SUV-inspired design and the agile handling of a hatchback, the UX offers a fresh take on luxury city living.
Challenging everything that went before it, the all-new Lexus UX crossover juxtaposes bold urban design with unmistakable strength. Side on, its sculpted body expresses pure and dynamic lines.
To the front, the distinctive signature grille displays an intriguing mesh pattern that gradually changes shape outwards from the central Lexus badge, while triple-LED headlights are enhanced by arrowhead-shaped daytime running lights.
Seeking to innovate, the UX design team developed many aerodynamic breakthroughs. These include a fin on the rear combination light that helps stabilise the vehicle in crosswinds and stepped wheel arch mouldings to improve handling around corners.
For the all-new Lexus UX crossover, our creative team set out to eliminate the conventional boundaries between exterior and interior design.
In the driver’s seat where the instrument panel appears to continue through the windscreen into the bonnet. This clever effect enables the driver to better sense the size of the vehicle which, combined with excellent front visibility, makes it easy to manoeuvre in the city.
The theme continues with ‘Takumi’-crafted ‘sashiko’ leather upholstery, a stitching technique used to strengthen Judo and Kendo uniforms. Additionally, one of the UX’s trim options displays the delicate paper pattern of ‘shoji’ sliding doors that are often seen in Japanese homes.
Lexus craftsmanship and quality is evident. The UX includes new trim options inspired by the grain of Japanese paper as well as traditional sashiko leather upholstery quilting.
A new, fourth generation self-charging hybrid system lies at the heart of the UX 250h, with higher efficiency and a more powerful electric motor. Prepare to challenge your expectations of hybrid driving.
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