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Lexus PH introduces the refreshed 2016 LX

Lexus PH introduces the refreshed 2016 LX image

Text: Anton Andres / Photos: Kelvin Christian Go, Marcus De Guzman | posted November 13, 2015 11:01

Lexus Manila Inc. officially unveils the updated LX570 flagship SUV

Aside from revealing the 2016 RX, Lexus Manila Inc. also revealed the updated LX570. Bearing a heavily revised exterior, along with new interior amenities and features, Lexus claimed that the LX will remain the leading SUV that combines true off-road capability and luxury.

Featuring an updated design, the front gets new LED headlights, a restyled bumper and a more aggressive fascia that now incorporates the brand's trademark spindle grill. The side profile now features better defined wheel arches and a pinched third-row window.

The rear of the Lexus LX570

The rear also features more of the brand's L-Finesse style language with L-shaped taillights, a more aggressive bumper and a shark-fin antenna.

Inside the 2016 Lexus LX570

Inside, it gets an updated dashboard, center console and steering wheel design. The center stack features sleeker aircon vents, a center-mounted analog clock, a 12.3-inch infotainment/navigation touchscreen, a 3-spoke multifunction steering wheel, illuminated gauges and a 4.2-inch multi-information display.

Other additions to the revamped LX570 include a Drive Mode Selector, Lexus Safety System+, tire pressure monitoring system, panoramic view camera, Intuitive Park Assist, Smart Access Keycard system, ambient lighting and overhead console control via touch sensor function.

The 5.7-liter V8 motor of the LX570

Under the hood, the LX570 is powered by the carried-over 5.7-liter V8 that produces 386 PS and 544 Nm of torque. The SUV comes with full-time four wheel drive and is now equipped with an eight speed automatic transmission, replacing the old six-speed unit.

2016 Lexus LX570 PhP 7,648,000