2008 Lexus LX 570 pricing announced

2008 Lexus LX 570

Toyota today announced the pricing of the brand new 2008 Lexus LX 570. Toyota say that the “third-generation LX offers significantly increased performance and new safety features over the LX 470 model it replaces.”

Pricing for the new 2008 Lexus LX 570 starts at $73,800, not including the processing and handling fee of $765. The new Lexus 570 is powered by a new 5.7 liter V8 engine that produces 383 horsepower. The engine is mated with a six-speed sequential-shift automatic transmission and if you really care about the towing capacity of the car, it comes in at 8,500 pounds.

Standard features on the 2008 Lexus LX 570 include a four-zone climate control system, a first-in-class power sliding second-row seat, and a power-folding third-row seat. Optional equipment includes a 19-speaker Mark Levinson® Reference Surround Sound audio system, Intuitive Park Assist, climate control front seats with heated second-row seats, and a rear-seat entertainment system.

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Press Release:

December 20, 2007 – Torrance, CA – Lexus today announced the Manufacturer’s Suggested Retail Price (MSRP) for the all-new 2008 LX 570 luxury utility vehicle. The third-generation LX offers significantly increased performance and new safety features over the LX 470 model it replaces with a number of technological advancements and a new high-strength chassis.

The 2008 LX 570, with several new technology features, enhanced safety, performance and comfort, will carry a base MSRP of $73,800.

The LX 570 features a new 383-horsepower, 5.7-liter V8 engine mated to a six-speed sequential-shift automatic transmission built to handle demanding tasks with smoothness and refinement. The powertrain advancements make the 2008 LX 570 engaging to drive while providing an increased towing capacity of 8,500 pounds. An electro-hydraulic system with four-wheel Active Height Control (AHC) and Adaptive Variable Suspension (AVS) reacts more quickly and allows for a greater range of adjustment than the system it replaces.

With several first-in-class features, the LX 570 offers perhaps the most compelling combination of luxury, safety, on-road smoothness and off-road performance of any vehicle in its segment. The new Crawl Control regulates throttle and braking, allowing the driver to focus more on steering over particularly rough ground. In addition, LX 570 is the first Lexus to offer a new Wide-view Front & Side Monitor feature designed for use in certain urban settings such as parking garages. For enhanced occupant safety, the new LX 570 is equipped with a segment-leading 10 standard airbags and a segment-first Active Front Headrests. The optional Pre-Collision System with Dynamic Radar Cruise Control is also a segment first.

The LX 570’s standard luxury features include a four-zone climate control system, a first-in-class power sliding second-row seat, and a power-folding third-row seat. Options include a 19-speaker Mark Levinson® Reference Surround Sound audio system, Intuitive Park Assist, climate control front seats with heated second-row seats, and a rear-seat entertainment system.

MSRP does not include a delivery, processing and handling fee of $765.

 

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