Lexus Canada

Lexus Canada

October 08, 2014 12:00 ET

Exclusive Public Preview of the New 2015 Lexus NX Comes to Vancouver

Four lower mainland dealerships to unveil the new model to the public

VANCOUVER, BRITISH COLUMBIA--(Marketwired - Oct. 8, 2014) - Lexus Canada is proud to announce an exclusive public preview opportunity across four lower mainland dealerships for the exciting new Lexus NX. On October 9, The NX will be unveiled to the public simultaneously acrossfour dealerships: Regency Lexus in Vancouver, OpenRoad Lexus in Richmond, Jim Pattison Lexus on the Northshore, and OpenRoad Lexus in Port Moody.

"We are very excited to have the NX open to the public," said Jeremy Schaab, general manager at OpenRoad Lexus Richmond. "The NX is a bold new direction for Lexus and showcases some innovative new features along with the standards a Lexus customer has come to expect."

The 2015 NX will be commercially available in two models: the NX turbo, and the hybrid model. The NX200t boasts an all-new 2.0-L turbocharged four-cylinder engine, an intuitive RTI touchpad, and ratings of 235 horsepower and 258 lb.-ft of torque. Its standard equipment list is long and includes eight airbags, 7-inch backup camera, Smart Key System with a push button start, 17-inch wheels, LED low-beams, DLRs, fog lights and tail lights, and all-wheel drive.

"This is a big step as it is the first time that Lexus has designed and offered a turbocharged engine," said Izzam Ahamed, director of sales and marketing at Regency Lexus. "The luxury compact SUV category is the fastest-growing segment in the auto market, and it's exciting to see Lexus come out with an offering that will peak the interest of both young and mature auto buyers."

"Not only will this be the best handling SUV on the market," said Cooper Shantz, general manager at Jim Pattison Lexus, "it will also be best in class for fuel efficiency in a luxury compact SUV. The industry is already responding to the NX and short listed it on the best North American Car and Truck award for 2015."

The Lexus NX is expected to be available for purchase in early December with a price point starting between $40-$50 thousand.

For more information on the 2015 Lexus NX, visit:

http://www.lexus.ca/lexus/en/automobiles/nx.

For more information on the event, or to RSVP visit:

http://www.regencylexus.com

http://openroadlexusrichmond.com

http://www.jimpattisonlexus.com

http://openroadlexusportmoody.com

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