The Lexus LX series started with the production of the Lexus LX 450 in 1995 as the Japanese juggernaut’s first SUV. It was powered by a 4.5-liter V4 inline-six engine. And based on its sister company’s successful SUV, the Toyota Land Cruiser.
Its second-generation, renamed as the Lexus LX 470, was launched at the 1997 Los Angeles Auto Show. The new model featured a refreshed exterior and interior with a 4.7-liter V8 engine.
In 2007, the series gave birth to the Lexus LX 570. It was introduced at the New York International Auto Show complete with a bulkier body, a leveled up engine, a contemporary exterior, and a sophisticated interior.
Every year, the flagship SUV gets a well-deserved tweak to satisfy its fans and new followers. In 2015, a revamped version was revealed at the Pebble Beach Concours dÉlegance. In the Philippines, the revitalized model was made available in the same year.
The Lexus LX 570 measures 5,065mm long, 1,980mm wide, and 1,865mm tall with a wheelbase of 2,850mm. Highlights in its robust body include the triple LED headlights and daytime running lights with an automatic high beam system, the Japanese company’s signature spindle grille, electronic auto-dimming exterior side mirror, moonroof with jam protection, a sturdy roof rail, and LED tail lamps. Supporting the premium SUV is a set of durable 18-inch mesh wheels.
The cabin of the Lexus LX 570 is sophisticated and leveled-up with intricate wood trims, Shimamoku orientation, and luscious leather. Notable features include the power-adjustable seat with power lumbar support for the driver and front passenger, power-folding seats at the rear, four-zone automatic air conditioning system throughout the cabin, an 11.6-inch screen display to provide entertainment at the rear, and Mark Levinson Surround Sound system with 19 speakers.
Technology & Safety Features
The Lexus LX 570 is packed with innovative and safety features such as hill start assist control, anti-lock braking system, brake assist, vehicle stability control, traction control, crawl control, sensors for clearance and reverse, back guide monitor, and rain-sensing wipers.
Platform & Chassis
The Lexus LX 570 is fitted with a Double Wishbone front suspension and a rear four-link type with efficient coil springs. It is enhanced with an adaptive variable suspension paired with a reliable active height control system.
Engine & Drivetrain
The Lexus LX 570 runs using a 5.7-liter V8 32-Valve DOHC Dual VVT-i engine partnered with an eight-speed automatic transmission. It is guaranteed to produce 362 horsepower with 530 Newton Meters.