The mostly covered car on the back of this truck reveals little valuable about its identity, although a closer look reveals that it is a second generation Lexus NX, and its presence here suggests that it will soon replace the previous generation facelift at its local debut in 2019.
By Petaling sighted in Jaya paultan.org The identity of this otherwise-concealed vehicle was deceived by the reader’s son, Kamrin Azran, by a slip on the car cover that revealed the design of the wheels of the premium crossover.
Towards the outgoing first-generation NX300 facelift, the car will be a natural successor to the 235 hp / 350 Nm 2.0 liter turbocharged four-cylinder petrol engine T24A-FTS 2.4 liter turbocharged four-cylinder petrol that will act as the turbo interior. Combustion entry in NX global range. This unit produces approximately 275 hp and 430 Nm of torque, which is sent on four wheels via a direct shift eight-speed automatic.
Elsewhere, second-generation NX has been sold in Thailand and Australia, with the NX 350h hybrid and the NX 450h + plug-in hybrid variants available.
The PHEV NX 450h + is mated to a 2.5-liter Atkinson-cycle four-cylinder engine with front and rear axle electric motors, where the electric drive is powered by an 18.1 kWh battery for a range of 87 km with a zero-emission limit of 135 km / h. Its battery is charged in 2.5 hours from a 6.6 kW AC charger and the combined fuel consumption for the PHEV variant is claimed to be 1.3 liters per 100 km.
Configured in this way, the NX in PHEV form packs a total of 309 PS at the combined output, enabling a 0-100 km / h run in 6.3 seconds and a maximum speed of 200 km / h.
The non-plug-in hybrid variant uses the same A25A-FXS 2.5-liter petrol engine as the NX 350h PHEV NX 450h +, where the internal combustion engine’s 187 hp and 239 Nm torque is increased by the front-mounted electric. For a total system output of 240 hp, it generates a time of 0-100 km / h of 8.7 seconds, although the maximum speed is equal to 200 km / h.
In the case of equipment, Thailand-Market NX 450h + Adaptive Variable Suspension (AVS), Performance Damper, 20-inch F Sport Alloy Wheel, F-Sport Styling Package, a powered moonroof, an all-around view monitor. Headlamps with adaptive high-beam system (AHS), an eight-inch multi-info display, a head-up display, dual-zone climate control, leather upholstery, powered front seats and a 14-inch touchscreen infotainment system.
The standard safety kit includes seven airbags, as well as a pre-crash safety system (PCS), lane tracing assist (LTA), lane change assist with blind spot monitor, rear cross traffic alert (RCTA) and all-speed adaptive cruise.
In Malaysia, the current, first-generation Facelift Lexus NX is listed from RM306,117 – up to RM3,000 since its equipment update in June 2020 – and is offered in Urban, Premium and F Sport trim specifications.
Gallery: 2022 Lexus NX