Lexus NX is already a beautiful car, there are only few people who need to see it a facelift version of it. However, Lexus doesn’t think so and they unveiled at refreshed version of it at Shanghai Auto Show. Tweaks on 2018 Lexus NX aren’t that major, but they will certainly give the SUV good road presence. The front fascia of the 2018 Lexus NX has been refreshed, but not many can notice it. Only the trained eyes can spot the difference between the earlier version and the current NX.
Spindle front grille has been tweaked and now comprises of reshaped headlights and tick-shaped LED daytime running lights. Lexus NX 300h and NX 300 F Sport will have modified front air intakes and fog lights. On the rear, one can see chrome tipped exhaust and revised taillights, and new underbody spoiler. In Lexus NX 300h, chrome L-shaped elements on both side bumpers and new sets of 18 inches have been provided too. Under the hood, Lexus NX 300 will have the same powertrain as the outgoing NX 200t.
In other words, the power in the model comes from 2.0 liter four-cylinder turbocharged engine. Lexus NX 300h retains the 2.5 liter four-cylinder engine which works with pair of electric motor. According to Lexus, both of them have the same performance as before. One of the most important changes that come in 2018 Lexus NX is with regard to suspension tuning and it improves the driving and handling experience significantly. New shock absorbers are also incorporated to improve the ride. 2018 Lexus NX also uses the Adaptive Variable Suspension system just like the LC 500 that provides 650 instantaneous compression and damping adjustments.