Tag: Lexus BX

By on May 14, 2020

Toyota

Lexus hasn’t been quiet about its need for crossovers. The brand went into the fad (it can’t last forever) underprepared with a fleet largely comprised of sedans; now it’s rumored to be developing a sub-$30,000 product following the launch of its subcompact UX model.

While a little surprising that Toyota’s luxury arm would pursue such a modestly priced vehicle, especially since it previously said cheap cars were a nonstarter, itty-bitty crossovers are in fashion right these days— and probably a good way to increase sales volume in select markets. Such a car would also give Lexus an opportunity add another model with a smaller-than-average carbon footprint, pleasing government regulators.

Serving as the basis for this hypothetical model will be the Toyota Yaris Cross. The Lexus allegedly carries the BX name and will serve as an unlikely candidate for the North American landscape. It may, however, see action in Europe and Asia if the manufacturer decides to pull the trigger.  (Read More…)

Recent Comments

  • -Nate: DAGNABBIT ! . I don’t want to hear no facts / common sense B.S. ~ I want to shake my cane in the air and...
  • bd2: There’s a full N in the works. As an aside, MT raved about the Sonata N-Line in their drive of a...
  • Arthur Dailey: @ajla: i) Did the Chevette outsell the Celebrity overall? Yes. ii) Did the T Platform outsell the A...
  • bd2: Both getting full N variants.
  • bd2: They have over in Europe where it sells pretty well – more than 12k i30Ns sold last year.

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