A special concept performance version, featuring the engine of the GR Yaris and the new automatic gearbox, has been introduced by Lexus for the small LBX.
Can the Toyota with the new GR Yaris (see here) to have turned the spotlight on her, but also Lexus it does not go back, as it presented a, not so expected for its data, original version of the small SUV which recently premiered on the European market.
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We refer to Lexus LBX, which changes the facts within the Japanese brand, as it is the first B-SUV in its range. Now it comes to make things even more spicy, with the addition of another concept in this release phase Morizo RR Concept, which is equipped with the 3 cylinder turbo engine, with the code G16E-GTS, known from GR Yaris and GR Corolla.
The 1,600 hp engine delivers 305 horsepower at 6,500 rpm and 400 Nm of torque, a value that is available in its entirety and consistently from 3,250 to 4,600 rpm. This particular version also has an interesting name, ““Morizo”which is the nickname of Toyota boss, Akio Toyota.
The transmission of the movement also goes to the four wheelsthrough an electronically controlled system and a automatic gear box 8 relationships, with a torque converter. In this version, everything is designed with her in mind driving pleasure and them performances, with the package including, in addition to the special sporty appearance, changes to the chassis, suspension and tires. It is also improved aerodynamicswith racing technology.
As for the individual changes of the sporty Lexus, these focus on the new body color, with Morizo logo, new grille, yellow brake calipers and aluminum wheels 19 inches with 235/45 tires. THE suspension consists of knees McPherson forward and double scissors back. In the interior the seat belts, the sports seats, the aluminum pedals and the logo stand out Morizo RR.