Lexus have shoehorned their all new 2.0-litre turbocharged petrol engine into the NX, which has to be one of the sharpest looking SUVs on the market right now.
The Lexus NX 200t is available only in F-Sport trim with AWD, this limitation of trim choice is described as being “exclusive” by the marketeers.
Toyota are very proud of their all new, in-house developed 2.-0-litre direct injection turbocharged unit.
Maximum power of 235bhp is produced between 4,800 and 5,600rpm, with peak torque of 350Nm delivered at 1,650rpm while CO2 emissions and fuel consumption are 183g/km and 35.8mpg respectively.
The NX 200t will feature a Dynamic Torque Control all-wheel drive system, which maximises traction and cornering stability, while returning improved fuel efficiency. F Sport performance suspension and dampers are fitted as standard. Adaptive Variable Suspension is an optional extra.
Exterior styling details include a deeper bumper with a metallic coated lower section, black finish to the door mirrors and 18-inch, 10 spoke alloy wheels. Eight colours are available, Sonic Titanium is the most popular at the moment say Lexus.
The interior is mostly dominated by the standard-fit leather seats which are available either in Black or Dark Rose, an option available only to the F-Sport models.
This being a Lexus expect to have a comprehensive equipment list, yes LED headlights and fog lamps are there and the obligatory eight-speaker audio system, DAB, YABA-DABA-DOO. Its all there.
And it ought to be because this being a Lexus expect it to cost £38,095 when you order one, first deliveries are expected by March.