Prepare Lexus BMW X1 and Audi Q3
Lexus car manufacturers secretly interested in participating in class play small SUV. The Japanese automaker will reportedly have two aliases heart to disturb throne hybrid Audi Q3 and BMW X1.
A source at the Japanese company according to Autonews said that they are ready to launch the premium compact SUV next year at the Geneva Auto Show.
Opponents of the Audi Q3 and BMW X1 will use a hybrid system derived from the Toyota RAV4 and Lexus RX will be placed under the 450h.
Even so, Toyota spokesman would not confirm this. However, at the Detroit Auto Show that was held at the beginning of this year, Lexus Officer Kazuo Ohara had said that a concept version of the SUV will they show at the Tokyo auto show in November.
Expected, the new Lexus SUV will use the same power train with the Lexus IS 300h where engine capacity of 2.5-liter four-cylinder engine paired with an electric motor.
Interest to produce small Lexus SUV is not too surprising. Because this segment from year to year is to continue to grow. And that growth was not expected to stop.