Lexus has unveiled the 2018 NX crossover at the Shanghai auto show. The 2018 version of the NX is updated with a new upper grille area and new front bumpers. The styling updates make the crossover sleeker and more attractive along with adding improved aerodynamics. NX can be fitted with AHS-equipped headlamps and triple projectors.
The NX also gets satin smoked chrome trim on the inner parts of the grille. Two new 18-inch wheel options are available, including the bronze finish and a dark metallic paint option. Inside the new NX gets a larger 10.3-inch screen and the HVAC controls are simplified with toggle switches for control. USB ports are in the center console and have more amps for faster charging.
Power will come from a turbo 2.0L four in the NX300. The NX 300h hybrid will get a 2.5L inline-4 and a pair of electric motors with class-leading power and fuel economy. The cars also get better engine sound and exhaust note with the speakers in the car giving the sound via Active Sound Control. A NX F Sport version will be offered as well. Pricing and availability are unknown.