The new 2013 Lexus LX 570 is a model that is bold faced and quite sporty in appearance. There are a number of interesting modifications in the model like the spindle grille which is like a signature of the brand, the new design of alloy wheels that are twenty inches in size, great stylization of the exterior along with some of the finest technologies implemented onboard. This brilliant sports utility vehicle will see the light of the day in the later half of the current year.
Other interesting features of this vehicle include a nice light for daytime running that are made of LED that has been attached to the nicely designed headlamp of the car. The bumpers at both ends of the car are refreshed. The protector of the bumper at the back has an accent of stainless steel. There have been makeovers in the tail lamps and the covers of tow hitch as well.
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Japanese automaker, Toyota Motor Corporation has its division Lexus to produce luxury cars. Hybrid Synergy Drive (HSD) is a technology developed by Toyota and it is used in its hybrid cars.
HSD technology manufactures a complete hybrid car and allows the vehicle to operate on an electric motor only in contrast to many other hybrids of other brands, which cannot. Hence, the hybrids of other automobile companies are thought of as mild hybrids. The HSD technology also makes use of an electric drive along with a planetary gear set. These equipments perform in a manner similar to the operation of a constantly variable transmission. The Synergy Drive is a drive that uses a system of wiring and a direct mechanical connection between the engine controls and the engine is nonexistent. The hybrid sedan GS 450h has entered the model year 2010 and sports stylish exterior makeover. Many unique design features, like grille, 18-inch alloy wheels and clear tail lamp covers, were upgraded for the year 2010 and this enhances the existing advanced technology.
The Lexus LX 600H has gained favorable reviews from car critics. It has a stylish look that it is ahead of the pack in similar luxury models. It has a contemporary, clean and conservative look with a unique exhaust pipe. Inside the Lexus LX 600H cabin is a carefully styled dashboard with switches and buttons with the leather highlighting extending to the door armrest and instrument panel. It is beautifully crafted with a wooded trim and leather seats give it an ergonomic feel.
It is available in V8 5.0 liter engine. The Lexus LX 600H is hybrid and can do 155mph. It is a four wheel drive with CVT transmission. In addition, it has a Hybrid Synergy Drive that has an advanced navigation system that displays graphics in a split screen showing junctions and avenues. In addition, it also has a feature that allows for live reporting on traffic.