The Lexus UX gains power and technology

The hybrid variant of the compact SUV, now called the 300h, boosts its output to 199 HP and accelerates from 0 to 100 km/h in eight seconds.

Visually, the Lexus UX remains unchanged.

The Japanese brand's go-to SUV has been updated until the Lexus LPX arrives: Lexus UX It gets a minor update that focuses on improving the performance of its hybrid propulsion system (100% electric is currently reporting no changes).

Until now this variant was called 250h, it is now called to reflect the increase in power 300h. Its heart is still the same 2.0 four-cylinder petrol engine, which produces 152 hp, but the power unit has been upgraded, which now has a volume of 113 hp. The model thus achieves a Combined power is 199 hp (previously 184 hp).

Additionally, the old nickel-metal hydride battery has been replaced with a modern lithium-ion battery and a charging system has been installed. Shift-by-wire transmission Lexus claims it offers smoother and faster gear changes (without mechanical coupling, but via electrical signals).

As a result of these improvements, the UX 300h He can Accelerates from 0 to 100 kmph in eight seconds.

Lexus UX

The rest is news Lexus They are evidence. At the visual level, the range of colors for the body has been expanded and new wheel designs have been incorporated, while the cabin has minor changes to the finish of the doors and parts of the center console.

Also, the seven-inch instrument panel has been maintained at higher levels in the base equipment levels.The e has gone up to 12.3 inches by adding an 8 inch.

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Finally, one more step has been taken with Lexus Safety System+, It goes from version 2.5 to 3.0. These include systems like forward collision with pedestrian detection, cruise control, identification system, steering assist, lane keeping and lane departure warning.

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He had a passion for motorcycles from an early age, first motorcycles, then cars, with a special interest in Japanese models. I've been dedicating myself to this field for over a decade, trained first at Autobuild and then at Brisa Group, testing everything to make noise…or not.

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