Lexus Malaysia released details and local specifications of the second-generation NX last week, and we’re now bringing you a full gallery of mid-sized premium SUVs in its top NX 350 F Sport variant. Priced at RM389,888, the NX 350 F Sport is one of two variants of the NX, the other being the NX 250 Luxury which retails for RM370,888.
These are in-the-road prices, without insurance, including sales tax, which means they will be delivered after June 30 of this year. Order books for the NX have been open since April, with each purchase having a five-year, unlimited-mileage warranty.
The NX 350 F Sport is powered by a T24A-FTS 2.4 liter turbocharged four-cylinder petrol engine that delivers 275 hp at 6,000 rpm and 430 Nm of torque from 1,700 to 3,600 rpm. Combined with a direct shift eight-speed automatic transmission and an electronically controlled full-time all-wheel drive system, it takes just seven seconds from 0-100km / h and will hit a top speed of 250km / h.
By comparison, the NX 250 Luxury features an A25A-FKS 2.5 liter naturally-aspirated four banger with 204 hp 6,600 rpm and 243 Nm 4,000 to 5,000 rpm. It also comes with an eight-speed auto and all-wheel drive (dynamic torque control), but the lack of power means it takes 9.1 seconds to make the Century Sprint – the maximum speed is uniform.
In addition to more power, the F Sport variant has an adaptive variable suspension (AVS) system and no less than five drive modes, such as Normal, Echo, Sport S, Sport S + and Custom – the luxury only gets general, echo and sport. .
Apparently, the F Sport is a special thanks to the interlocking L motif for the spindle grille mesh (gets a U-mesh design instead of a luxury), front bumper edge, body-colored wheel arch, symbol of the F Sport on the front wing. A grille frame, wing mirror cap and roof rail painted black.
The NX 350 F Sport’s standard kit includes 20-inch gloss black alloy wheels (with 235/50 profile tires), three-beam LED projector headlamps; LED DRL, front fog lamp, taillight and cornering lamp; Automatic folding wing mirrors with heating and memory functions that are reverse-linked and electrochromic on the driver’s side; Auto wiper A powered tailgate with hands-free function; And keyless entry with push start (with additional Lexus key card).
Inside the overhauled interior, you’ll find F-Sport dark spin aluminum trim, a power-adjustable multi-function steering wheel, dual-zone climate control with a digital instrument cluster and rear vents, dust / pollen filters, nanoe in dust / pollen filters, nano .
The list includes a 64-color ambient lighting system, a 14-inch infotainment touchscreen with Android Auto and wireless Apple CarPlay, a 10-speaker Lexus premium audio sound system, F-Sport aluminum paddle and eight-way front seats. With memory function for the driver, including ventilation and two-way lumbar support.
In terms of color options, the exterior is available in nine colors, exclusive to White Nova Glass Flake and Hit Blue Contrast Layering F Sport, which gets a flare red or black interior (the headliner is also black). Other NX cabin themes include Hazel, Dark Rose and a different black (gray headliner).
All variants of the NX come with Lexus Safety System + suite, including Front Pre-Collection System (PCS), Dynamic Radar Cruise Control (DRCC) with stop and go function, Lane Keeping System (Lane Tracing Assist and Lane Exit Alert). .) And adaptive high-beam systems (AHS).
These include Active Cornering Assist (ACA), Downhill Assist Control (DAC), Blind Spot Monitor (BSM), Rear Cross Traffic Alert (RCTA), a Panoramic View Monitor (PVM), seven airbags and general features. Passive system arrays (ABS, EBD, BA, VSC and traction control).