Yes, you read that right! The newest super luxury SUV to enter the Indian market is the Lexus LX 450d that carries a sticker price of Rs 2,32,00,000 ex-showroom Delhi. Add in all the taxes and this SUV will set you back by more than Rs 2.5 crores! At this price, the LX 450d competes with other SUVs like the Range Rover SDV8 Autobiography and the soon to be launched Maserati Levante (read our report HERE)
Surprisingly, the LX 450d is based on the Land Cruiser LC200 and yet is about a crore more. For the uninitiated, Lexus is the luxury brand of Toyota and made its Indian debut a few months back. They currently sell the following models in India (all prices are ex-showroom Delh) :
- ES 300h : Rs 55.27 lakh
- RX 450h Luxury: Rs 1.07 Crore
- RX 450h F Sport: Rs 1.09 Crore
The Indian car market is now considered very lucrative for exotic models. Range Rover will soon launch the Velar later this year (READ), while the first Levante was reportedly delivered to its customer in Bangalore recently (READ).
As for the LX 450d, it comes with a 4461cc diesel engine that puts out 261 bhp of power and 650Nm of torque. Naught to hundred comes up in 8.6 seconds and it has a top speed of 210 km/h. Under standard test conditions, this one will deliver 9.6 kmpl!
Head over to Lexus’ Indian website to see what makes the LX 450d so special. And if you are in the market for a luxury SUV, give us a buzz at 0124 4104800 – we will handle the rest! Enjoy these images…