2015 Lexus NX Performance Specifications Announced

Jason Siu
by Jason Siu

Lexus has finally spilled the details on its new NX model including the specs for its 2.0-liter turbocharged four-cylinder engine.

The 2015 Lexus NX 200t will have 235 hp and 258 lb-ft of torque and is the brand’s first powerplant to use a twin-scroll turbocharger. Also joining the NX 200t in America will be the NX 300h hybrid with a total system output of 194 hp with the Lexus Drive 2.5-liter Atkinson-cycle engine, generator, motor and battery. Of course buyers will be able to opt for an F Sport package for the NX 200t which includes a mesh grille insert, bold front bumper, machined-finish wheels, black exterior mirrors, interior ornamentation, paddle shifters and sport seats.

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The 2015 Lexus NX 200t will come equipped with a six-speed automatic transmission that features the company’s new torque-demand control logic, which calculates required torque and maximizes it, delivering quick response to acceleration. Lexus also shared the final dimensions of the NX crossover, measuring in at 182.3 inches long, 72.6 inches wide and 64.8 inches tall including the antenna.

“Positioned below the RX, the new NX model will provide an exciting entry point into the Lexus crossover and luxury utility vehicle family. Its expressive design and turbocharged performance embody the technology and design focused direction customers can expect from Lexus,” said Jeff Bracken, Lexus group vice president and general manager.

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Jason Siu
Jason Siu

Jason Siu began his career in automotive journalism in 2003 with Modified Magazine, a property previously held by VerticalScope. As the West Coast Editor, he played a pivotal role while also extending his expertise to Modified Luxury & Exotics and Modified Mustangs. Beyond his editorial work, Jason authored two notable Cartech books. His tenure at AutoGuide.com saw him immersed in the daily news cycle, yet his passion for hands-on evaluation led him to focus on testing and product reviews, offering well-rounded recommendations to AutoGuide readers. Currently, as the Content Director for VerticalScope, Jason spearheads the content strategy for an array of online publications, a role that has him at the helm of ensuring quality and consistency across the board.

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