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LEXUS CRAFTS SPECIAL EDITIONS WITH ENCORE PLATINUM AS STANDARD

Lexus has crafted a trio of special SUV offers with the new UX Crafted Edition, NX Crafted Edition and RX Crafted Edition offering the unrivalled Encore Platinum Owner Benefits program as standard.

The thoughtfully tailored Crafted Edition compact, medium and large luxury SUVs take Lexus Takumi craftsmanship to a new level with bespoke exterior and interior aesthetic enhancements and features.

A complimentary upgrade from Lexus Encore to Lexus Encore Platinum membership continues the Lexus commitment to industry-leading customer care by delivering additional luxury mobility benefits.

Across their three-year Encore Platinum membership, Crafted Edition customers will enjoy more of the ultimate luxury and their most precious commodity, the luxury of time.

Accessed via the state-of-the-art Lexus App, Encore Platinum members gain more time to enjoy shopping with eight valet parking vouchers validated at participating Westfield shopping centres and Chadstone Shopping Centre in Melbourne.

Encore Platinum membership also unlocks more time to enjoy travel and experience the luxury of convenience with Lexus on Demand - which offers the freedom to swap into another Lexus that best suits an owner's lifestyle or the needs of an occasion.

With the flexibility of booking via the Lexus App in real time, owners gain access to Lexus vehicles 'on demand' at the Qantas valet of Sydney, Melbourne, Brisbane, Adelaide and Perth airports, or a select Lexus dealership.

A new UX, NX or RX Crafted Edition owner can swap into another Lexus on four occasions, up to eight days each, over the course of the three-year membership period.

They could borrow a Lexus RX L or LX 570 should additional seating, flexibility or all-wheel drive traction be required. Alternatively, a Lexus RC F or LC sports coupe can be booked for the ultimate driving weekend - or the Lexus LS upper-large sedan for the ultimate in luxury mobility.

The addition of Encore Platinum to the UX, NX and RX Crafted Edition models joins Lexus RC F, GS F, LX, LC and LS customers who have purchased since January 1, 2020, and have received Encore Platinum benefits since its introduction in August, 2020.

Lexus Australia Chief Executive Scott Thompson said the trio of special edition SUVs brought together the best of what the luxury lifestyle brand is renowned for - craftsmanship and industry-leading care.

"We know luxury customers appreciate the special touches that make up true luxury vehicle ownership experience, and these Crafted Edition SUVs focus on offering bespoke styling elements and unique features," Mr Thompson said.

"Combined with the addition of the Encore Platinum Owner Benefits program as standard, and these special UX, NX and RX models offer customers a truly experience amazing on the road and beyond."

Based on their respective Luxury grades, the new Crafted Edition versions can be distinguished by unique black exterior accents giving the vehicles an elegant and opulent aesthetic.

UX 200 Crafted Edition

For the first Crafted Edition seen in the Lexus UX range, the UX 200 luxury compact SUV features sharp dark chrome accents on the grille moulding, and black accents for the headlight surrounds, the grille, side marker lamps, roof rails and mirror caps - all complemented by black 18-inch alloy wheels.

Additional external features include door puddle lamps and a moonroof.

Inside, the UX 200 Crafted Edition features an exclusive black and blue interior trim colour scheme1 with light grey stitching tailored to this special edition, combining with the addition of smart key card entry and start and a head-up display.

The UX 200 Crafted Edition is available with a 126kW 2.0-litre direct injection petrol engine that drives the front wheels through a direct-shift automatic continuously variable transmission (CVT).

Based on the Luxury + Enhancement Pack 2 grade, the UX 200 Crafted Edition already features a very high standard of prestige features including climate control, power-adjustable, heated front seats, power tailgate, wireless phone charger2 and the latest generation multimedia system with satellite navigation3 and a 10.3-inch display with Apple CarPlay®4 and Android Auto™5 compatibility.

Advanced safety technology abounds with a comprehensive suite of Lexus Safety System+6 driver assistance technologies including Pre-Collision Safety System with night and day pedestrian and daytime cyclist detection, Radar Active Cruise Control, Lane Trace Assist, Automatic High Beam and Road Sign Assist - together with Blind-Spot Monitor6 with Rear Cross-Traffic Alert6.

NX Crafted Edition

For the NX luxury medium SUV, customers are able to choose from a selection of four Crafted Editions, with bespoke enhancements offered on all four drivetrain options - the 2WD or AWD 175kW 2.0-litre turbocharged petrol four-cylinder, or 2WD or AWD 147kW 2.5-litre self-charging petrol-electric hybrid powertrains.

Externally, the Crafted Editions are distinguished by their black grille, grille moulding and mirror caps, plus unique-design 18-inch alloy wheels.

Illuminated scuff plates add further distinction while additional features include a moonroof, smart keycard entry and panoramic-view monitor for a blend of luxury and convenience.

The Crafted Editions build upon the Luxury variant that is already superbly equipped with features such as dual zone climate control, heated power front seats, 10.3-inch multimedia display, satellite navigation3, 10-speaker audio, and Apple CarPlay®4 and Android Auto™5 compatibility.

The advanced Lexus Safety System+6 driver assistance technologies including Pre-Collision Safety System with night and day pedestrian and daytime cyclist detection, Radar Active Cruise Control, Lane Trace Assist, Automatic High Beam and Road Sign Assist - in addition to a Blind Spot Monitor6 with Rear Cross-Traffic Alert6.

RX Crafted Edition

Like the UX and NX models, the larger five-seat RX Crafted Edition models feature similar bespoke black exterior accents for the grille, grille moulding and mirror caps with the RX 300 Crafted Edition gaining the same stylish 20-inch alloy wheels that are fitted standard to the RX 350.

Two RX Crafted Editions are available based on the 175kW 2.0-litre turbocharged four-cylinder RX 300 and 221kW 3.5-litre V6 RX 350 Luxury versions, with both also gaining a moonroof and courtesy lamps.

Both the RX 300 and RX 350 boast an impressive list features in addition to the exterior enhancements that define the Crafted Editions, including dual-zone climate control, power front seats and steering column adjust, wireless phone charger2, keyless smart entry and start, power hands-free tailgate, and the latest multimedia system with 12.3-inch touch-display, voice control, satellite navigation3, a premium 12-speaker audio system and Apple CarPlay®4 and Android Auto™5 compatibility.

Both models feature an extensive array of safety technologies including Lexus Safety System+6 driver assistance features incorporating Pre-Collision Safety System with night and day pedestrian and daytime cyclist detection, Radar Active Cruise Control, Lane Trace Assist, Automatic High Beam and Road Sign Assist - as well as a Blind Spot Monitor6 with Rear Cross-Traffic Alert6.

Grade Price7
UX 200 Crafted Edition
NX 300 2WD Crafted Edition
NX 300 AWD Crafted Edition
NX 300h 2WD Crafted Edition
NX 300h AWD Crafted Edition
RX 300 Crafted Edition
RX 350 Crafted Edition
$55,075*
$61,500
$66,000
$64,500
$69,000
$76,886
$86,136

* Metallic paint included as standard ($1,500 option on other UX 200 grades)

1 Lexus Australia reserves the right to vary or discontinue the current interior or exterior colours, trims and colour/trim/model combinations
2 Only QI-supported devices compatible. Refer to device manufacturer. May require additional purchase of accessory to support wireless charging.
3 Coverage varies based on vehicle location.
4 CarPlay® is a trademark of Apple, Inc. registered in the U.S. and other countries. Requires compatible device, USB connection, mobile data, network reception & GPS signal. Mobile usage at user's cost. Apps subject to change. For details see toyota.com.au/connected.
5 Android Auto™ is a trademark of Google LLC. Requires compatible device, USB connection, mobile data, network reception & GPS signal. Mobile usage at user's cost. Apps subject to change. For details see toyota.com.au/connected.
6 Driver assist feature. Only operates under certain conditions. Check your Owner's Manual for explanation of limitations. Please drive safely.
7 Recommended retail price provided for general media release purposes only. Excludes dealer deliver and statutory charges. Optional extras at additional cost.


For more information, please contact:

Dan DeGasperi
Lexus Australia public relations
E: dan.degasperi@lexus.com.au
M: +61 466 612 742





 
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(Left to right) 2021 Lexus NX 300 Crafted Edition, UX 200 Crafted Edition and RX 300 Crafted Edition.
(Left to right) 2021 Lexus RX 300 Crafted Edition, NX 300 Crafted Edition and UX 200 Crafted Edition
2021 Lexus UX 200 Crafted Edition
2021 Lexus UX 200 Crafted Edition
2021 Lexus UX 200 Crafted Edition
2021 Lexus NX 300 Crafted Edition
2021 Lexus RX 300 Crafted Edition