Today we will talk about an upcoming Japanese luxury car, that is expected to be called Lexus BX , to represent a luxurious category based on the all-new 2021 Toyota Yaris Cross.
As you know, dear Arab GT followers, the year 2020 witnessed the launch of the all-new Toyota Yaris Cross, which represents a Yaris crossover variant that stands beside the sedans and hatchback versions of this practical Toyota car, and it seems that the Toyota owned brand, Lexus, is considering offering a luxurious version of This compact crossover.
Before talking about the latest press expectations, this is a group of pictures of the 2021 Toyota Yaris Cross :
Now, let’s get back to the expected information that was published by Autohome,
It appears that Lexus is planning to offer a compact crossover model that is smaller than the current 2020 Lexus UX, which was previously test-driven by our colleague Karim Deeb in one episode of Test Drive program, and this car will be based on the new Toyota Yaris Cross, but it will be dedicated only to the American market and will carry the name Lexus BX.
And if the unofficial leaks are correct, the 2023 Lexus BX will share the same chassis used in the Paris Cross, and it will also depend on the same mechanical system, which is a hybrid system that combines the work of a 1.5-liter 4-cylinder petrol engine and an electric motor to generate a total power of 116 hp. The engine is connected to a CVT gearbox sending the power to the front wheels.
The unofficial report also added that there is a possibility of providing an F-Sport version of Lexus BX, which will get sporty touches that distinguish it from the outside and inside in terms of accessories, front grill, rims, etc…
The price of the 2023 Lexus BX 2023 is expected to around $ 30,000, equivalent to 112,500 SAR.