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Lexus is working on a competitor to the Lamborghini Urus (photo)

According to insiders, Lexus is working on a powerful SUV, public debut which could take place in 2020. The model will form the new platform, and the design will be based on the concept car LF-1 Limitless. The top version model will compete with the Lamborghini Urus and the power, and price.

Of the possibility of such a model in the Lexus lineup writes Japanese site Spyder7. It is assumed that the base version of the new crossover will be powered by a 3.5-liter twin-turbo V6 from the flagship LS 500. On the sedan, the engine produces 421 horsepower (600 Nm torque), but on the SUV it out will bring up to 430 forces. In aid he offered two electric motors.

F top version of crossover will get a 4.0-liter twin-turbo V8 from the coupe LC F with a capacity of 670 horsepower — 20 more than the Lamborghini Urus), and probably 10-step “automatic”. The price of the new crossover will be about 150 thousand dollars (about 10 million rubles at the current exchange rate).

Show car Lexus LF-1 Limitless introduced in January. The crossover showed the development of stamp design and demonstrated a new level of adaptability. In the equipment of a luxury concept car has entered the autopilot and four-dimensional navigation system. It works like a traditional 3D navigation, but also uses the element of time, anticipating the needs of the driver and passengers. Information about power plant no. In “the Lexus” only said that the LF-1 can be equipped with a hydrogen, hybrid, gasoline and all-electric unit.

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