Lexus LQ – the new flagship of the brand, and also a crossover?

Lexus LQ – the new flagship of the brand, and also a crossover?


In the line of a premium brand may appear even larger and more luxurious model than the current one is already pretty old LX.

Rumors that a couple of years, Lexus will replace the current flagship SUV a new model, go for a long time. But according to the latest data, the firm is already working on radically different innovation that can shift LX honoured with the post of the flagship.

The novelty is the internal index of LQ, and, according to sources, the publication Car&Driver, create it with the famous eye on the relatively recent concept LF-1 Limitless (pictured). It is assumed that “truck” Lexus LQ will get serious by borrowing components from the flagship LS sedan, and is especially interested in the plans of the firm is “charged” modification LQ F.

She is rumored to have to compete with such fashion-makers, as the Mercedes-AMG GLS 63 and Audi RS Q8, and this particular version is promised the power unit with the recoil more than 600 HP it is Possible that Lexus HQ will complement the very strong modification of charge the latest V8, which the company now designs. And the younger versions of crossover or SUV gets the motors from the sedan LS.

Accordingly, it can be expected that in the engine range of the new items will include at least a V6 turbo, developing about 420 HP and hybrid power plant with a capacity of about 350 HP By the way, the trade description LQ firm Lexus has already patented.

Presumably, the debut of the Lexus LQ will be held next year, and in sale the novelty will go as a representative of the 2022 model year. But will update the current flagship of the Lexus LX, or a veteran market finally go to rest, still a mystery.

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