Lexus expands the NX range, with new petrol-powered NX 200t model

January 20, 2015

Here, we have the new NX 200t joining the Lexus NX crossover range, benefiting from the company’s new 2.0 litre turbocharged engine.

Following the success and demand of the Lexus NX crossover, the company has launched the new Lexus NX 200t that is truly powered by a 2.0 litre turbocharged petrol engine, joining the full hybrid NX 300h range, which is selling as fast as it arrives at dealerships and the company has achieved 1,000 sales since being introduced late last year.

Lexus NX 200t F Sport side view

Lexus NX 200t F Sport - new 2.0 litre engine

The newly developed 2.0 litre petrol engine has been developed in-house and the 1,998cc unit is fitted with a newly developed six-speed automatic transmission with a Drive Mode Select system. It’s capable of generating a maximum power of 235bhp/175kW. It produces between 4,800 to 5,600 rpm, with 350Nm torque power delivered at 1,650rpm. It offers a fuel economy of 35.8mpg and 183g/km of CO2 respectively.

The new Lexus NX 200t will be available exclusively in F Sport trim with all-wheel drive system as standard for maximises traction and cornering stability.

Let’s see what equipment features in NX 200t F-Sport trim –

In terms of safety, the NX 200t features pre-crash safety system, adaptive cruise control, ABS, EBD, brake assist, traction control, vehicle stability control and eight airbags. The Lexus NX has already achieved the maximum five star crash safety ratings from Euro NCAP.

To create a unique and beautiful style, the car is fitted with 18 inch two-tone alloy wheels, rear privacy glass and illuminated door handles with puddle lights. The electronically adjustable heated front seats, leather upholstery, LED daytime running lights and fog lights come as standard. An eight speaker audio system comes with a DAB radio, Bluetooth, remote dial control with full colour Lexus Media display.

Lexus NX 200t F Sport rear view

In regards to comfort and convenience, the NX 200t gets a reversing camera, power windows, auto folding door mirrors, smart entry and push-button start along with electrically adjustable steering column and power.

NX buyers can customise their vehicle with a choice of eight colour options including – new Sonic White, Sonic Titanium, Mercury Grey, Satin Silver, Celestial Black, Mesa Red, Ultra Blue and Velvet Black.

We are pleased to announce, the new Lexus NX 200t is available on both business and personal contract hire rates, with deliveries to available from mid-March if ordered now!