Out goes Geneva here comes New York. Following yesterday’s Hyundai announcement for the Genesis Concept, Lexus unveiled its plans to debut the all-new, super-sized LX 570. As you’ve might have guessed, the third generation luxury SUV will get a serious upgrade in terms of power. Although Lexus didn’t give out any details, we suspect that the new LX 570 will get rid of the current LX 470’s (photo) 4.7 V8 motor that develops 268Hp & 328 lb.-ft. of torque and replace it with Toyota Tundra’s 5.7 V8 delivering 381Hp & 401 lb.-ft. of torque. So much for Toyota/Lexus’s environmental-friendly commitment… -Continued: Click “Read More…” below to see the official press release
Press Release: Lexus to Reveal All-New LX 570 at 2007 New York International Auto Show
March 13, 2007 – Torrance, Calif. – Lexus will stage the world debut of the all-new LX 570 luxury utility vehicle at a press conference during the 2007 New York International Auto Show. The third-generation LX 570 will reach new heights in performance via a powerful new V8 engine while achieving elevated levels of comfort, style and safety. The Lexus LX 570 press conference is scheduled for April 4 at 1:55 p.m. EDT in the Special Events Hall at the Jacob Javits Convention Center. It will be simulcast in the Lexus display area on the show floor.