2013 Tokyo Motor Show: Lexus LF-NX Turbo Concept

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by TTAC Staff

Lexus has added a turbocharger to the LF-NX concept that it introduced at the Frankfurt auto show, calling the result the LF-NX Turbo and unveiling it at the 2013 Tokyo Motor Show.

If the engine makes it to production, that would be the first forced induction motor for Toyota’s luxury brand. The turbo is mounted to a 2.0 liter four cylinder engine with what Toyota is calling advanced high tumble port, fan spray fuel injection along with D-4S direct injection and VVT-iw variable valve timing. When it goes into production as the NX, the will slot in below the RX, in the red hot compact crossover segment.



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