A Comprehensive Walkaround the New 2015 Lexus NX in the States

Formally, the new 2015 Lexus NX compact luxury SUV will appear in U.S. showrooms in the fall of 2014, but unofficially, Lexus has already sent pre-production samples over to its dealers, as YouTuber Kyle Lindsey of Saabkyle04 fame found out thanks to a tip from Lexus of Greensboro in North Carolina.

If you’ve seen his videos before, you should know what to expect and what not– this is a fairly detailed video walk in and around the Lexus NX, along with a short drive from one of dealers employees behind the wheel.

The model filmed here is the NX300h, meaning it features a 194hp (197PS) 2.5-liter inline-four hybrid powertrain, which we must say, sounds like a…tractor in the video. The other option U.S. buyers will have will be Lexus’ first turbocharged gasoline unit, a 235hp (238PS) 2.0-liter four on the NX200t.

The Lexus NX’s main challengers are the Audi Q5, BMW X3 and Mercedes GLK.

By John Halas

Hat tip to Gregory C.!

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