Lexus LX 450d SUV launched in India at Rs 2.32 crore

first_imgLexus India had launched ES300h, RX Luxury and RX F-Sport in India a while back and had introduced their flagship SUV, the LX 450d with prices to be revealed at a later stage. With that being said, Lexus has now announced the price of the new LX 450d variant for a price of Rs 2.32 crore (ex showroom, New Delhi). Toyota is competing in the luxury car segment which is till now controlled by Mercedes-Benz in India.Design:    For its 2017 model, Lexus gave its LX450d a sweeping bumper-to-bumper upgrade to design, luxury, and performance for the previous model year and added standard Lexus Safety System+ with emergency automatic braking.Lexus LX 450dThe LX450d makes an unforgettable entrance wherever it goes, thanks to the bold Lexus signature spindle grille, framed by elegant satin chrome trim. Standard LED headlights, turn signals and fog lamps provide a captivating lighting signature.Lexus LX 450dEngine:The Lexus LX450d, which shares its platform with the Toyota Land Cruiser, gets a 4.5-litre diesel engine that produces a whopping 270PS of peak power and a mind boggling torque of 650Nm, mated to six-speed automatic which transfers the power to all the wheels.Lexus LX 450dPerformance:The Lexus LX450d SUV can go from 0-100kmph in just 8.6 seconds with a top speed of 210kmph.Lexus LX 450dCompetition:The Lexus LX450d will compete against the Range Rover in India.ALSO READ:Lexus in India: What lies ahead for Toyota’s premium brand?advertisementALSO READ:Lexus enters India in style; launches ES300h, RX Luxury and RX F-Sport ALSO READ:Lexus range in India: Everything you need to knowlast_img read more

iPhone 8 to come with TouchID underneath the display, may launch on September 17

first_img—–UPDATE:A new rumour claims that Apple will unveil the iPhone 8 on September 17. An alleged official note sent to Apple staff mentions blackout dates from September 17 to November 4 and it is highly likely that the iPhone 8 keynote will be held between those dates.The memo, posted online by prolific tipster Benjamin Gaskin says – ” As you know, there are new product announcements and launches in September”.—–Rumours and leaks regarding Apple’s upcoming tenth anniversary iPhone 8 have been popping up left right and centre ever since the iPhone 7 was announced last year. One of the most persistent source of debate has been regarding the placement of the TouchID sensor in the iPhone 8.While some have claimed that Apple is going to embed the sensor underneath the display, others have been apprehensive about such a radical approach, stating that Apple is facing issues in ramping up yield rates of the new sensor.Now, a new report in Economic Daily News (EDN), spotted by MacRumours, claims that Apple has overcome this particular hurdle and has found a way to successfully embed the TouchID sensor underneath the iPhone 8’s display.Also Read: iPhone 8 rumour roundup: All new bezel-less design, OLED display, 3D cameras and moreAccording to EDN, Apple supplier Taiwan Semiconductor Manufacturing has confirmed the same at a technology convention held in Tapei. MacRumours also claims that in addition to fingerprint recognition, the iPhone 8 will also come with “invisible infrared image sensors to enhance the functionality of the high-pixel camera”. This will also aid augmented reality functions.advertisementThis ties in well with past rumours which claim that the iPhone 8’s rear camera will come with ‘3D sensing’ capabilities and new augmented reality features. Apple is also set to boost the quality of the telephoto lens in the iPhone 8, which was a little bit inferior to the wide angle lens on the iPhone 7 Plus.Apple is also set to follow the example set by the Samsung Galaxy S8 and equip the iPhone 8 with an iris scanner and facial recognition features. MacRumours report also claims that the “iris/facial recognition could be used to augment Touch ID via a high pixel-density front-facing camera”.Apple is expected to release the iPhone 8 along with the iPhone 7s and iPhone 7s Plus in the coming months. The iPhone 8 is expected to sport an edge-to-edge TrueTone OLED display, a radical new bezel-less glass and metal design, wireless charging support, upgraded IP68 waterproofing, an updated 3D Touch module and a Smart Connector for wireless charging and other accessories such as VR headsets.Also Read: Do not buy Nokia 3310 for nostalgia, buy it for peace of mindlast_img read more