The new Lexus NX300h: a new sensation in Thailand

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– Compact premium luxury SUV for the laser of the future

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BANGKOK, 14 August 2014 —- Executive vice-president of Toyota Motor Thailand Co., Ltd., Wichien Emprasertsuk and chief engineer of Toyota Motor Corporation Japan, Takeaki Kato were jointly present at the official launch of a high-end Compact Luxury SUV, the new Lexus NX300h, in Thailand.

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Wichien said, “The new Lexus NX300h is a great pride of Lexus Group, Thailand for this luxury compact SUV to be introduced to Thai customers. The new Lexus NX300h has ben designed under the concept of Premium Urban Sports Gear. Its outstanding features include sporty design identity which is modern in every detail where World Class technologies are utilised together with various intelligent functions. These indicate the determination of Lexus to create a compact SUV to meet the highest level of consumer satisfaction.”

Premium Urban Sports Gear automobile

Reflection of unique identities and driving aesthetics

The new Lexus NX300h has been developed under the concept of ‘Premium Urban Sports Gear’. It is the latest model of high-end luxury compact SUV from Lexus that focuses on urban driving with its second-to-none outstanding, different and perfect features.

‘Premium’ – to create excellence in every detail with World Class built quality;

‘Urban’ – to meet ith urban living life style which requires agility together with advanced technologies which are eco-friendly;

‘Sport’ – to reflect agility with sporty and aggressive style and suitable performance for sport style driving with superlative acceleration and excellent handling;

‘Gear’ – perfection in functions and equipment with advanced technologies and aesthetic design that spellbinds everyone at first sight.

Exterior… Sporty and Modern to convey the soul of a genuine sport car

– Spindle grille – elegant and eye catching with exquisite three dimensional designed front grille which is Lexus’ exclusive style;

– Daytime running lights – for daytime driving with enhanced safety and sporty design together with sharp design to identify the genuine sport car identity;

– LED 3-eye projector-type headlamps – full sport and providing good driving visibility;

– LED low beam headlamps – equipped with automatic beam level adjustment system;

– LED front fog lamps – for safe driving in all conditions;

– LED rear combination lamps – illuminating areas at the rear and the side beautifully;

– Door mirrors – reflecting harmony between style and practical function. It helps reduce noise with aerodynamic design and it provides excellent visible area;

– Rear spoiler – which emphasises and reaffirms the sport feeling.

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Interior… reflects luxury and provides comfort in every usage

– Luggage space – a large boot with generous space is available for convenient storage of luggage;

– Power back door – the back door is controlled by an electrical powered system equipped with a function that enables degree of the opened door to be set unto five levels;

– Overhead console lamp switches – soft touch control switches for interior illuminations located over overhead console;

– Wireless charger – located on centre console that is compatible with Qi charging system;

– Multimedia coordination function – integrated function of multimedia systems that are equipped with a 7-inch Electro Multi-Vision (EMV) located in the middle of the dashboard and a 4.2-inch Thin Film Transistor (TFT) multimedia screen located in the dashboard area;

– Remote touch interface – touchpad technology enables more convenient control over navigation or stereo system is equipped with 7-inch EMV display screen.

The luxury Compact SUV can be owned in 10 colours

Mercury Grey Mica, Platinum Silver Metallic, Sonic Titanium, Black, Sytarlight Black Glass Flake, Red Mica Crystal Shine, Fire Agate Mica Metallic, Exceed Blue Metallic, Meteor Blue Mica Metallic, Sonic Quartz (new colour).

Every Lexus car purchased from an authorised Lexus dealer comes with a 4-year unlimited mileage warrantee and the owner is entitled to a membership of LEXUS CLUB and feels at ease in every trip with Lexus Service Corners nationwide.

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Specification: The new Lexus NX300h

Exterior 

Length x Width x Height (mm) 4,630 x 1,870 x 1,630

Wheelbase (mm) 2,660

Wheel width – front/rear (mm) 1,580 / 1,580 (1,570 / 1,570 only in Luxury model)

Perfect driving power from both engine and electric motor with superb accelerating performance

– Powerful engine with sporty feel

Engine 2AR-FXE 2,494cc 4-cylinder 16-valve VVT-i

Maximum power 156 horsepower at 5,700rpm

Maximum torque 206 Newton-metre at 4,400 – 4,900rpm

Powerful electric engine Front motor Rear motor (only in 4-wheel drive model)

Type Synchronous alternative current motor(Permanent magnet type)

Maximum power (Kilowatt/horsepower) 105 / 143 50 / 68

Maximum torque (Newton-metre) 270 139

Total system power (Kilowatt/horsepower) 145 / 197

Super CVT-i 6-speed auto transmission – this is a type of auto transmission which can calculate torque to commensurate with driving style and accelerating performance for superb driving dynamics. The system also comes with the Multi-mode Automatic Transmission and G AI-SHIFT which enables the driver to achieve perfect and fun driving experience.

Electronic four-wheel drive – the four-wheel drive model functions with the rear motor which is separate from the front motor. This helps distribute the driving power appropriately towards both of the front and rear wheels, thereby delivering superb road holding in all driving circumstances.

The new Lexus NX300h is priced as follows:

Lexus NX300h Luxury – THBaht 2,790,000,-

Lexus NX300h Grand Luxury – THBaht 2,990,000,-

Lexus NX300h Premium – THBaht 3,290,000,-

Lexus NX300h Premium AWD – THBaht 3,490,000,-

Lexus NX300h F-Sport – THBaht 3,790,000,-

Lexus NX300h F-Sport AWD – THBaht 3,990,000,-

[Source: Toyota Motor Thailand]

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