2013 Lexus LX 570
The 2013 Lexus LX 570 should be a quick choice for someone looking for the most powerful and commanding SUV in the Lexus lineup. There’s probably no other SUV that can compare to the extreme off-the-road handling of the Lexus LX. Perfect for getting you through bumpy terrains and the rocky wilds, the Lexus LX 570 may not be able to demonstrate its optimum capabilities in the suburban setting but is nonetheless just as competent.
It’s quite easy to spot the inspiration for the Lexus LX 570: it’s the opulent version of the Toyota Land Cruiser, from its body structure to the 5.7 liter V8 engine. What sets it apart from its Toyota counterpart though is a slew of features that ultimately give the Lexus LX 570 a more formidable and impressive handling.
The 2013 LX 570 is equipped with a 5.7-liter V8 engine that produces 383 horsepower and 403-pound feet of torque in a six speed automatic transmission. It has a full-time 4-wheel drive system that come with a Torsen-limited slip differential and 2-speed transfer case. It can go from zero to 60 mph in 7.4 seconds, and has a combined fuel economy rating of 14 mpg, with 12 mpg on the city and 17 mpg on the highway.
The Lexus L570 comes with the new “spindle grille” found in most of its 2013 models, giving it an overall athletic yet elegant front appeal. Another upgrade is its reqr end, now with a stainless steel accent and large running boards.
While other SUVs go for the softer and more rounded look, the Lexus 2013 L570 sticks to its traditional SUV roots, with a bold and rugged appeal that matches its equally formidable performance.
Inside the Lexus L570 is treated to a few adjustments, including a color instrument cluster display and trim types—all while it maintains the luxury of a Lexus auto. All of its seating positions are generously covered in leather upholstery that matches its wood accents. One of its standout features is the four-zone climate control, including heated front seats with optimum ventilation. Its three rows of seats can accommodate up to eight passengers, with plenty of leg space and moving area for each passenger.
For its base model, the 2013 Lexus LX 570 has a slew of impressive features, including a navigation system, Bluetooth connectivity, iPod input, and satellite radio, power liftgate, power-folding heated mirrors, sunroof, cruise control, and keyless ignition/entry. A few notable features include a touchscreen interface, real-time traffic, the Lexus Enform suite, voice controls, weather information, and a rearview camera.
Its luxury model comes with ventilated front seats, a heated steering wheel, leather upholstery, a 19-speaker Mark Levinson surround-sound-audio system, dual screen rear entertainment system, front and side parking cameras, and adaptive cruise control to name a few.
The 2013 Lexus LX 570 comes with the standard Lexus Safety Connect emergency communications system, equipped with automatic collision notification, emergency assist button, and stolen vehicle locator. Other standard features include traction control, stability control, antilock brakes, and airbags for the front, side, and front knees. An optional feature is the Lexus Pre-Collision System, which automatically tightens the seatbelt and automates the braking system for faster response time when it determines that a crash is upcoming.
Pricing for this full-sized luxury SUV starts at $82,000, with the Luxury Package at around $90,000.Cat : Lexus,