2013 Lexus LX 570 | new car review

Posted on Mar 28, 2012 by
2013 Lexus LX 570

2013 570

The new 2013 LX 570 was introduced at the 2012 Detroit Motor Show. Its sports the new spindle grille also seen on the new GS, new 20-inch alloy wheel design and upgraded interior for the 2013 model year. The 2013 LX 570 gets a new look at both the front and rear. New LED daytime running lights are placed below the headlamps and the fog lamp bezels are now larger. Taillamps are also updated, while the rear license plate surround gets a revised look and the tow hitch cover is more integrated. Both front and rear bumpers are refreshed, and the rear bumper protector is gets a stainless steel accent.

The cabin of the 2013 LX 570 also gets mahogany wood trim. Parchment replaces Cashmere as an interior leather trim color. Two new exterior colors are available: Medium Nebula Gray Pearl and Satin Cashmere Metallic, replacing Twilight Gray Metallic and Golden Almond Metallic of the outgoing version.

The 2013 LX 570 gets a 5.7-liter V8 engine produces 383bhp at 5,600 rpm and peak torque of 546Nm at 3,600 rpm. This engine produces 90 per cent of peak torque at a low 2,200 rpm. The 2013 LX 570 is equipped with an electronically-controlled six-speed automatic transmission and a sequential shift mode allows the driver to select gears manually. The 2012 Lexus LX 570 has full-time four-wheel and a limited-slip locking center differential to distribute power 40:60 front-to-rear.

The 2013 Lexus LX 570 comes with a Crawl Control feature that provides optimum throttle and brake modulation when maneuvering over rough, uneven or difficult surfaces. The Turn Assist feature also helps by tightening the turning circles by adding more brake force to the inside rear wheel. The new Multi-terrain Select allows you to choose from five types of terrain.

The 2013 Lexus LX 570 is equipped with 10 standard airbags, including driver- and front-passenger knee airbags, front and second-row seat-mounted side airbags in the outboard seating positions, and roll-sensing side curtain airbags that cover all three rows.

Specifications

Price: AED 342,000-398,000

Engine

5.7-litre V8; 383bhp, 546Nm

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