Make / Model Search

New models - Lexus - LX

Lexus gives flagship LX570 S a visual tweak

Prices stand firm as Lexus injects lip filler into top-spec LX570 S off-road SUV

9 Mar 2021

AS THE end of the line draws nearer for the aging 200 Series LandCruiser, Lexus has injected some extra lip filler into the front end of its flagship LX570 S for the 2021 model year in the form of a new front bumper.


Described by Lexus as raising the LandCruiser-based luxury SUV’s “sophistication”, the top-spec LX has been treated to a new front bumper, bespoke new radiator grille and redesigned alloy wheels to help set it apart from the rest of the LX range.


Said to result in a more formal yet sportier look, the grille features 70 gloss-black ‘blocks’ rather than the old spindle design to “create an impression of powerful forward movement” with all of the blocks being oriented towards the central badge.


The texture also helps bring the top-spec LX more into line with the RX Sports Luxury, resulting in more styling consistency across the large SUV offerings.


The new 21-inch alloy wheels meanwhile usher in a new two-tone finish to match those of the LC500 GT car, again helping to seemingly unify the Lexus range.


Given there have been no changes to the LX range’s standard equipment lists, Lexus has fittingly left the prices untouched for the new model year.


As such, the entry-level LX450d still retails for $137,636 plus on-road costs and continues on as the only diesel-powered offering in the range.


The diesel mill in question is the same twin-turbocharged 4.5-litre V8 as found in the 200 Series LandCruiser, still developing 200kW/650Nm and still hooked up to a six-speed automatic transmission.


Above that remains the $146,636 LX570 which swaps out the oil-burning bent-eight for a bigger 5.7-litre petrol unit – developing 270kW/530Nm – and adds a heap more standard kit to the equation as well as two extra gears.


Finally, the facelifted LX570 S sits at the top of the range priced from $168,767, which as its name suggests, features the same 5.7-litre powerplant as the regular LX570.


According to Lexus Australia chief executive Scott Thompson, the facelifted flagship provides a stylish option for luxury customers looking for a sportier LX.


“The LX is our most popular L Series model thanks to its combination of maximum luxury, incredible capability and renowned Lexus care with the industry-leading Encore Platinum owner benefits program as standard,” he said.


“The new-look LX 570S further broadens the appeal of this flagship luxury SUV with sporty, yet subtle design touches and a focus on enhancing its urban appeal.”


Lexus Australia has sold 52 LXs so far this year ending February, accounting for 8.6 per cent of the $100,000+ upper-large SUV segment.


2021 Lexus LX pricing*

LX450d (a) $137,636
LX570 (a) $165,436
LX570 S (a) $168,767

*Excludes on-road costs

The Road to Recovery podcast series

Read more

GoAuto can help you buy a new LX

Customer Terms and Conditions – New Car Lead enquires


This is an agreement between GoAutoMedia Pty Limited ACN 094 732 457 of PO Box 18, Beach Road, Sandringham, VIC, 3191 (“we/us”), the owner and operator of the GoAuto.com.au website (“the website”) and the person wanting GoAuto.com.au to provide them with a lead for the purchase of a new car (“you”).

By completing a New Car Lead Enquiry, you agree to the terms and conditions and disclaimers and acknowledge the policies set out below.

Terms and Conditions

  • In order for us to effect a lead you must you must complete a New Car Lead Enquiry (“Enquiry”).
  • We will call you as soon as possible after you complete the Enquiry and certainly no later than the next business day. When we call, we will discuss with you your new car requirements.
  • You consent to our passing on the Enquiry and your requirements to an appropriate authorised motor car dealer as a lead.
  • We will contact you again in approximately eight days following your initial enquiry to check on the progress of the Enquiry.
  • While we will provide the dealer with the Enquiry and details of your new car requirements, we take no responsibility for what happens after passing on that material as a lead.
  • You acknowledge that we are a new car information service providing new car editorial information, pictures and prices to our customers as a guide only. Any new car prices published on the website are the manufacturers’ recommended retail prices and do not include delivery charges and on-road costs. Any authorized motor car dealer to which we pass on your Enquiry as a lead will provide you with full details of the price at which the vehicle will be sold to you.
  • You acknowledge that we do not sell motor vehicles. Any sale of a new car to you by a dealer after we have passed on your Enquiry to that dealer as a lead, is a sale by that dealer not by us.

Privacy Policy– New Car Lead Enquires

  • We take privacy very seriously. We understand that you will only complete an Enquiry if you can trust us to protect your personal information and use it appropriately. Our policy is to ensure that the personal information collected when you make an Enquiry is only used for the purposes of connecting you with an authorised motor car dealer.
  • We do not on-sell information collected from you or any other customer.
  • From time to time, we may email you with information or promotions that may be relevant for car buyers. You will continue to receive communications from us unless you tell us that you do not want to receive any advertising or promotional information in the future by unsubscribing from these communications.
* Denotes required field
** Australian inquiries only

Click to share

Click below to follow us on
Facebook  Twitter  Instagram

Lexus models

Catch up on all of the latest industry news with this week's edition of GoAutoNews
Click here