1/31/2012—The third-generation Lexus LX 570 will see a notable update this year with the introduction of the 2013 model.
Its restyled front-end features the new spindle grille, one of the key elements of the updated L-finesse design language, as well as LED daytime running lights that complement the headlamp design:
Other exterior changes include wider bodyside moldings; new taillamps; updates to the front and rear bumpers; and a stainless steel accent on the rear bumper protector:
The 2013 LX 570 will also be sporting a new set of 20-inch alloy wheels:
The instrument panel has been redesigned, and it includes a new multi-information color display:
A noteworthy feature, says Paul Williamsen, National Manager of the Lexus College, is the Multi-terrain System, which allows the driver to “optimize performance” by selecting from five terrain types.
Williamsen also points out that there’s a new Turn Assist feature: “This is for when you’re turning at low speed, such as in a campground. The system adds more brake force to the inside rear wheel, so it tightens the turning radius of the vehicle.”
The 2013 LX 570 arrives in dealerships in early February.
—KEVIN WATTS, THE LEXUS ENTHUSIAST
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