The Ultimate Flagship SUV
Everything about the new LX is new – from the foundation to the finish – and it is, without a doubt, the most advanced and most capable full-size luxury SUV we’ve ever offered
Introducing the Lexus LX in Markham, Ontario
- The multifaceted LX brings unparalleled capability, luxury and human-centered technology to the Lexus range.
- The all-new Lexus next-generation interior and exterior design marries superior function with stunning aesthetic.
- Standard Lexus Interface with dual high-definition touchscreens and an available 25-speaker Mark Levinson Surround Sound inform and entertain passengers with brilliant clarity and intuitiveness.
- The LX range expanded to five grades: Standard, Premium, Luxury — and first-ever F SPORT and Ultra Luxury.
- With an all-new 3.5-liter Twin-Turbocharged V6 and Direct Shift-10AT, LX 600 offers seamless power and efficiency.
Equally at home on-road as off, 2024 boasts a sleeker more sophisticated LX designed to compliment its bold, athletic capabilities. The front A-pillars are pulled rearward to create a cab-backward design, and a stout torso and 22-inch wheels (the largest in the Lexus lineup) express a dynamic driving image. For its spindle grille, a three-dimensional shape comprised of seven sets of floating bars creates a seamless and frame-free structure. It is style rooted in function: fine-tuning the thickness of each bar to the millimeter achieves a new look and provides the high-level cooling performance required for the twin-turbo engine. The LX's superior function and stunning exterior aesthetic is Carried over to an interior that blends luxury and technology elevates the joy of driving with its intuitive connection between vehicle and driver.
New for 2024, the North American-developed Lexus Interface multimedia system allows the LX to seamlessly integrate and navigate life’s twists and turns. The Lexus Interface’s 12.3-inch upper touchscreen with added LX-exclusive 7-inch lower touchscreen, provides intuitive technology at the occupants’ fingertips. The screen’s new Human Machine Interface (HMI) enhances user interaction through sight, touch and voice, while balancing accessibility needs.
Lexus Interface incorporates a new Voice Assistant developed with a human-centered approach. The Voice Assistant is intended to be the primary way guests interact with the new multimedia system. Designed with dual microphones with speaker location capability and enhanced noise-cancellation, the system enables a voice-first approach allowing front seat occupants an expanded and interactive experience to access navigation, media, phone and other vehicle control settings.
The 3.5-liter V6 twin-turbo gasoline engine (V35A-FTS engine) is smaller than the outgoing naturally aspirated V8 and provides increased output and torque through turbocharging. The engine produces an output of 409 hp (415 PS) and a maximum 479 lb.-ft. of torque and maintains maximum torque in a wide range up to about 3,600 rpm, making it easier to handle not only during on-road driving but also during off-road driving, which can require frequent use in the low-speed range.
The Direct Shift-10AT produces a smooth start that only a torque converter can provide and manual transmission-like direct acceleration by activating lockup in almost its entire range of operation (except when the vehicle starts from a stop). The cross-gear ratio setting – which brings the gear ratios of each stage closer together – and the quick gear shift time make for crisp gear shifting at regular intervals, creating a driving rhythm that is in harmony with the sound of the engine.
A wide range of gear ratios is employed for strong starting comfort and high-speed driving. The low first gear increases the driving force when starting at low speeds, providing a smooth start and powerful low speed off-road driving performance. In contrast, the high gearing in the 10th gear keeps the engine speed low during high-speed cruising, resulting in a quiet ride and lower fuel consumption.
The 2024 LX comes standard with Lexus Safety System+ 2.5, which brings a suite of key active safety features to the vehicle. For starters, the Pre-Collision System (PCS), which includes Frontal Collision Warning (FCW), Automatic Emergency Braking (AEB), Pedestrian Detection and Bicyclist Detection, features an enhancement to the lens camera and millimeter-wave radar elements to expand the response range. By enhancing the radar and camera capabilities, it is now possible for the system to help detect not only the vehicle ahead but also a preceding bicyclist in daytime and even a preceding pedestrian in daytime and low-light conditions.
All-Speed Dynamic Radar Cruise Control (DRCC) can be activated above 30 mph and is designed to perform vehicle-to-vehicle distance controls down to 0 mph and can resume from a stop. DRCC also includes a feature that allows for smooth overtaking of slower vehicles.