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Published on August 21st, 2020 | by Subhash Nair

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Lexus LX 570 Sport Coming to Malaysia for RM1,225,883

The ultimate Lexus off-roader luxury SUV, the LX 570, has received an update in Malaysia. It’s now sold as the ‘LX 570 Sport’ with new features and an mild design update.

The new LX 570 Sport brings new 21-inch machine-finished rims sequential turn signals, a new exterior colour choice, Terrane Khaki Mica Metallic, new interior colour choices (Garnet, Sun Flare Brown and Ocher), new bumpers with a sportier outlook, a new spindle grille design, illuminated scuff plates, aluminium sports pedals with rubber inserts and door courtesy lamps with logo projection.

The new Lexus LX 570 Sport gets Lexus Safety System Plus (LSS+) features such as Pre Collision System (PCS), Dynamic Radar Cruise Control (DRCC) and Lane Departure Alert (LDA).

The LX 570 Sport also comes with Front Performance Dampers for better body rigidity. 6 drive modes are available, aided by Adaptive Variable Suspension. You also get Active Height Control (AHC), Multi-Terrain Select (MTS), Crawl Control, Hill Start Assist (HSA), a Multi-Terrain Monitor and more off-roading features.

Lexus Malaysia expects the LX 570 Sport to priced at RM1,225,883, a pretty steep jump up from RM850,000 the last time we reviewed it.

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When you drive the all-luxurious all-capable Lexus LX 570, your journey
does not have to terminate where the pavement ends. You in fact, take command of your surroundings and dictate where and how each adventure turns out and becomes a lasting memory.

The unparalleled freedom to choose has always been the hallmark of the Lexus LX series where owners can experience amazing in the urban jungle or with mother nature. Regardless, they will be doing it cocooned in luxury and safety.

Whether you ride up front enjoying the concert-hall brilliance of the 19-speaker Mark Levinson sound system, in the middle row sipping chilled drinks from the cooled central console and enjoying the entertainment on the seat back-mounted 11.6-inch screens or simply chilling in the rear-most row where the powered ventilated seats offer plenty of plush comfort, you can ride with the security of knowing you are being protected by a sophisticated safety system that includes ten SRS airbags.

“The Lexus LX 570 raises the level of sophistication of a very competent platform, ensuring that each journey you take, you remain ensconed in the pinnacle of automotive engineering. The Lexus logo on the characteristic spindle grille ensures you arrive in fashionable comfort and elegance,” said Deputy Chairman of Lexus Malaysia Mr Akio Takeyama.

With the new 2020 Lexus LX 570 that will arrive soon on Malaysian shores, owners are in store for even more finesse from the most versatile SUV in the Lexus stable. This new model that is now open for booking
at all authorised Lexus Centres nationwide come with a host of enhancements both to its outlook as well as to its level of safety features.

The Lexus LX570 already enjoys a strong appeal as a very handsome vehicle from the outset. The muscular stance with its strong spindle grille design is equally matched to the 21-inch machine-finished rims and sleek
LED headlights. The new model now gets a stylish sequential turn signal that clearly relays the driver’s intentions and adds that touch of elegance to the vehicle.

Bringing more zest to the line-up, a new addition of Terrane Khaki Mica Metallic has been added as one of the new exterior colour choices. New interior colours have also been introduced and these include Garnet, Sun Flare Brown and Ocher to match individual tastes.

For further distinction, there’s the Lexus LX570 Sport that is enhanced with a number of exclusive features. The bumpers have a sportier outlook and the spindle grille gets a different L-shaped block mesh design. Its 21-inch forged rims are also exclusively styled with a more open pattern for a sportier look. Inside, the Lexus LX 570 Sport also gets an exclusive illuminated scuff plate, aluminium sports pedals with rubber inserts and door courtesy lamps with logo projection. Befitting its Sport moniker, the new LX 570 Sport will come with a Front Performance Damper. This feature enhances the body rigidity thereby offering better handling and stability without sacrifice to the overall comfort of the vehicle.

Raising the level of sure-footedness further in the Lexus LX 570, there are no less than six drive modes including a custom setting for further refinement. The Adaptive Variable Suspension that adjusts the ride according to terrain also features four electronically-controlled off-road modes such as Active Height Control (AHC), Multi-Terrain Select (MTS) that allows you to specify the level of grip required, Crawl Control where the vehicle takes care of braking and acceleration on slippery slopes and Hill Start Assist (HSA) that helps avoid roll back on steep inclines. There’s even a Multi-Terrain Monitor where occupants can view the surrounding conditions from the comfort and security of their air-cooled seats.

Affording a higher level ofsafety to the new LX 570, a host of Lexus Safety System Plus (LSS+) features are now included as standard. Among them are the Pre Collision System (PCS) that determines if a frontal collision is imminent and will initiate evasive braking action. There is also the new Dynamic Radar Cruise Control (DRCC) and Lane Departure Alert (LDA). All these features create a more comfortable drive especially on long journeys where you can enjoy the road with the peace of mind that your Lexus LX 570 is keeping an additional eye out for you.

“The Lexus LX 570 is truly an understated SUV. It is impressive in every aspect of its capability, be it as a people mover, rugged explorer, safe tourer or a luxurious city dweller. It performs remarkably well
everywhere and does it with the true finesse of a Lexus product,” added President of Lexus Malaysia Mr Ravindran K.

The all-new Lexus LX 570 is fully imported by Lexus Malaysia with prices expected to start from RM1,225,883. Bookings are now open for this impressive new SUV at all six authorised Lexus Centres around the country. Every Lexus vehicle delivered by Lexus Malaysia enjoys a comprehensive five-year unlimited mileage warranty with complete aftersales support by Lexus-trained technicians.

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