Lexus has begun teasing the all-new LBX, which is able to will rejoice its world premiere in Milan, Italy on June 5, 2023. Set to fit in beneath the present UX, the LBX will reportedly be based mostly on the GA-B model of the Toyota New World Structure (TNGA) that underpins the European Yaris and Yaris Cross, Aqua (Prius c), Aygo X and Sienta.
The offered teaser photos give us our first glimpse of the compact SUV, which is able to characteristic sharp headlamps with an built-in daytime working mild strip on the prime of every cluster. We will additionally make out a frameless consumption, black cladding for the wheel arches, a delicate energy dome on the bonnet and a frontal design harking back to the newest Crown and Prius.
Most of those cues are in line with what was seen on an unnamed mannequin that Lexus previewed again in 2021. Mentioning the picture that featured the model’s upcoming fashions, stated thriller mannequin that seems to preview the LBX will be seen within the background on the far left.
Going by that shadowy preview (see beneath), the LBX doesn’t seem to have a really tall experience top regardless of its SUV physique model. It must also be famous that the thriller automobile’s daytime working lights are of a distinct design in comparison with what’s being teased formally.
As for the rear of the LBX, we solely have view of the taillights that are full-width and have a particular signature made up of an arch linked to L-shaped parts. The curvature of the rear glass does seem like in line with the unnamed mannequin talked about earlier, however we’ll have to attend till June 5 for an entire image.
The LBX is claimed to be a religious successor to the CT 200h that was discontinued in October 2022. Given its underpinnings, it could possibly be provided with related hybrid powertrains because the Yaris and Yaris Cross, whereas its positioning within the line-up would make it extra inexpensive than the UX. The LBX would additionally mark the primary time Lexus launched a mannequin with greater than two letters in its identify for the reason that LFA.