Thursday, August 13, 2015

2016 Lexus LX 570 Debuts At Pebble Beach

The 2016 Lexus LX 570 eight passenger body-on-frame SUV gets a restyled front end, new standard LED headlights, turn signals and fog lights, taillights, rear bumper, 20-inch split 10-spoke wheels, and available 21-inch 10-spoke wheels. Powered by a 383 horsepower 5.7-liter V8 engine now mated to an eight-speed automatic transmission which replaces the former six-speed. The new Drive Mode Select tailors powertrain and suspension responses with a dial on the console. ECO adjusts powertrain responses and air conditioning to prioritize fuel-efficient driving, COMFORT mode optimizes AVS (Adaptive Variable Suspension) damping for a smooth ride, SPORT S mode dials up powertrain response and dials down power steering assist for a sportier driving feel, and SPORT S+ mode adds firmer damping control from AVS to prioritize handling agility.