Lexus has supplied the primary take a look at a brand new mannequin line to be known as the LBX, which is ready for a debut on June 5 in Milan, Italy.
Two teaser photographs present a part of the automobile’s entrance finish and taillight signature.
The LBX is considered a brand new subcompact crossover positioned under the compact UX, and aimed on the European market, that means it possible will not attain the U.S.
Lexus has been hinting at a brand new mannequin positioned under the UX for years, and in 2021 it teased a subcompact crossover with comparable design options to what’s proven within the LBX teasers.
Teaser for Lexus LBX debuting on June 5, 2023
Any subcompact crossover from Lexus will possible be twinned with the Toyota Yaris Cross, a subcompact crossover based mostly on Toyota’s TNGA-B platform and offered exterior the U.S.
The Yaris Cross is 164.5 inches lengthy, making it about 9 inches shorter than the compact C-HR. An out there hybrid powertrain delivers a peak 114 hp. Related specs ought to characteristic in any Lexus twin.
Whereas the U.S. will possible miss out on the LBX, Lexus has two new SUVs headed to native showrooms shortly. One is a redesigned 2024 GX and the opposite is a brand new three-row SUV to be known as the TX. The GX might be a twin with a redesigned Toyota Land Cruiser Prado offered abroad, whereas the TX might be a twin with the brand new 2024 Toyota Grand Highlander.