Lexus Malaysia has announced that the brand new second generation Lexus NX SUV is now open for booking in Malaysia. There are two versions proposed; The NX 250 Luxury variant, priced at RM370,888 and the NX 350 F Sport at RM389,888 – does not include on-road pricing insurance and does not include SST discounts ending June 30.
The NX 250 Luxury is powered by a 2.5 liter NA engine that produces 204 hp at 6,600 rpm and 243 Nm of torque from 4,000 to 5,000 rpm, while the NX 350 F Sport gets a 2.4 liter engine that produces 243 Nm of torque at 6,600 rpm. And 430 Nm of torque from 1,700 to 3,600 rpm.
The power is channeled to the front wheels, with the electronic control all-wheel drive system transferring torque to the front and rear axles as needed. The transmission, on the other hand, uses an eight-speed automatic type with AI shift control, which uses the camera to scan the road ahead and adjust the exchange protocol precisely.
This second-generation model uses Lexus Global Architecture’s GA-K platform, which features 30% more rigidity than the previous generation for better control and management.
In terms of safety equipment, the next standard for this NX 2022 is the Lexus Safety System Plus (LSS +), which includes a pre-collision system (PCS) with pedestrian and cyclist detection, lane tracking assistance (LTA), and dynamic radar control. Range with stop / go function and adaptive high light system (AHS) (DRCC).
In addition to driver assistance, there is a Road Signal Assistance (RSA) that reads speed limit signs, a panoramic viewfinder (PVM) and a parking brake support (PKSB) that controls engine output and applies autonomous brakes when entering a parking lot.
Infotainment on the Lexus NX 2022 comes with a 14-inch touchscreen unit that supports wireless for Android Auto and Apple CarPlay. Both variants have 64 color options, including mood lighting.
Other tools included E-latch door opening, Which allows passengers to press only one button and the door will remain open. Available in eight colors to choose from, including Sonic Chrome. The F Sport variant is also offered in two exclusive colors. The interior colors get black and dark, while the luxurious variant gets hazel details.