Speaking at a press event last week, Lexus Spain CEO Leo Carluccio suggested that the UX sub-compact crossover would debut at the Geneva Motor Show in March. Here’s a paraphrased report from Motor.es:
[Carluccio] invites us to mark the following date in the calendar: March 6, 2018 . It will be the day in which the new Lexus UX is presented. With this model, the brand will enter a niche market unknown to them, the subcompact SUV.
And no wonder, considering that if it has a similar success to the C-HR Toyota model, it will allow Lexus to continue with its growth and / or expansion.
The presentation included this slide, which would seem to confirm the announcement:
(It’s worth pointing out that the image behind the text is not the production UX crossover, but an old teaser for the LF-NX concept.)
This type of pre-announcement is unusual for the brand, and in a response for more information, a Lexus Spain spokesperson was much less specific, saying “we only shared with the media that Geneva 2018 will be very important for Lexus”.