Monthly Archives: June 2015


2015 Lexus NX300h – A Surprisingly Dynamic Hybrid Crossover

2015 Lexus NX300h - 1 of 27In the mid-1990s the original Lexus RX kicked off the wave of luxury utility vehicles that has now infected pretty much every premium brand short of Ferrari and McLaren. In time, Lexus added rebadged versions of the Toyota Sequoia and Land Cruiser large SUVs and has now fleshed out the lineup with the compact NX crossover. The addition of the NX has inflated Lexus utility sales to the point where they have nearly overtaken car sales, a promise that will likely be completed when the new RX hits the streets this fall. While we wait on the 2016 RX, I got to spend a week driving it’s little brother, the hybrid electric NX300h.

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I think a more likely scenario than the EcoBoost V6 for a future GT500 is a twin-turbo 5.0-liter V8 like the concept shown at SEMA in 2012

https://media.ford.com/content/fordmedia/fna/us/en/news/2012/10/30/ford-mustang-cobra-jet-concept-goes-twin-turbo-for-sema-debut.html

Since the GT500 is the basis for the Cobra Jet drag racer, Ford will likely want the V8 which can be pumped up to well over 1,000 in race form.

Originally shared by +Automobile Magazine

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