Revision Hi-News.ru continues to get acquainted with the novelties of the International motor show in Geneva. It is here that the world premiere of the Lexus UX – first compact crossover the Lexus brand. Based on the design of the Lexus UX – new platform GA-C, which provided crossover ultra-low center of gravity, high body rigidity and excellent handling.
At the start be sold in two versions. The Lexus UX 200 put a new two-liter petrol engine with high thermal efficiency and a new CVT Direct Shift. The power of the engine is a 171 HP UX Lexus 250h is equipped with a new hybrid system of the fourth generation of automatic recharging capacity of 178 HP.
A Hybrid would be with front-wheel drive or four-wheel drive transmission E-Four. In all-wheel drive version on the rear axle has its own motor, which should help the car on the roads. Good maneuverability of the car make and dimensions — turning radius UX is 5.2 m.
Overall length Lexus UX is 4495 mm, height – 1520 mm, width – 1840 mm, wheelbase 2640 mm. Length of the Luggage compartment is 791 mm. Distance between rows of seats is 870 mm, which allows passengers to remain comfortably on the rear seats.
The Driver has the ability to control all functions of the car. In addition, due to thin lining the a-pillars and low dashboard creates sensations similar to those that arise rather in the management of a hatchback than a crossover or SUV.
The Novelty equipped with a new version of the complex of active safety systems, including the collision avoidance systems that can detect pedestrians in the dark. In light of the time of day the system pays particular attention to cyclists who often go unnoticed on the roads and therefore traffic accidents.
In addition, UX has a system of automatic switching beam in the middle and has a «smart» when Parking, which will automatically slow down when not too successful Parking maneuvers. Vehicle independently estimates the risk of collision with stationary objects, and monitors the approach of other vehicles. At the slightest danger of collision, the car will brake and notify the driver via visual and audio signals, helping to reduce the risk of collision or reduce its consequences.
Official information about the start of sales and prices picking has not yet been reported, but, according to rumors, the car will descend from the conveyor in February next year.
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