Lexus UX Subcompact Crossover Confirmed for Geneva Motor Show


Lexus have announced the long-awaited UX subcompact crossover will debut at the Geneva Motor Show on March 6th — here’s a short teaser video:

There is little detail in the press release beyond confirmation of the UX name, but crank up the brightness on the teaser image and there’s plenty to discuss (click for high-resolution):


Here we get a general idea of the shape, and the similarities between the UX and the LF-1 Limitless concept are undeniable. Both have the three-dimensional rear light bar that breaks away from the body, both have the same slope in the roof.

Zoom in closer, and the powertrain is revealed:


Here we have it — the UX will be offered with a 250h hybrid engine, an all-together new engine and designation for the Lexus lineup. This nameplate was trademarked two years ago and doesn’t come as a surprise, but it’s exciting nonetheless.

There we have it, the first teaser of the UX subcompact crossover — what do you think?